Perennials

Great perennials to choose from, plus how to plant and care for them.

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Moss Maintenance: Beyond the Basics

NORTH CAROLINA, by Mossin’ Annie An addendum to “Fall Moss Garden Maintenance”, Mossin’ Annie goes hands-on to demonstrate the finer points of in-depth care for your moss garden during the fall season. View “Fall Moss Garden Maintenance with Mossin’ Annie” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nh9S1…. We encourage you to LIKE and SHARE this moss video with your friends and …Read more »

So Many Goldenrods, So Little Time

ILLINOIS By botanist Matt Candeias  at In Defense of Plants Nothing says late summer quite like the blooming of the goldenrods. These conspicuous members of the aster family get a bad rap because many folks blame them for causing hay fever. This is simply not true! In this video we take a closer look at …Read more »

Cutting Back Perennials

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Pollinator Garden Tour

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Deadheading – How and Why

Mississippi State Extension By horticulturist Dr. Gary “Garcia” Bachman. Subscribe to the Miss State Extension Youtube Channel. Transcript: To borrow a phrase, “I’m all about easy” when comes to maintaining the landscape, especially in the summer season. But this time of year there is one garden chore that helps to keep many flowering plants looking …Read more »

Pink Muhly Grass

OKLAHOMA STATE From Oklahoma Gardening: Host Casey Henteges introduces a beautiful ornamental grass that will bring a pop of color to any garden, Muhly Grass.

Golden Groundsel (Ragwort)

OKLAHOMA STATE In this episode of Oklahoma Gardening published 4/22/16 Casey Hentges adds color to the landscape with the native plants Groundsel and Woolly Groundsel, also known as Prairie Ragwort.View post Visit Oklahoma State’s website and Youtube channel for more info.

Summer Power Perennials with Kelly Norris

DES MOINES, IA By Better Homes and Gardens with Kelly Norris of the Des Moines Botanical Garden. Learn the best perennials for scorching summer days — including colorful flowers that last into fall. Subscribe to the Better Homes and Gardens Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… Official Better Homes and Gardens Website: http://www.bhg.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mybhg Twitter: http://twitter.com/bhg Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/bhg/ …Read more »

Beebalm and other Plants that Spread

MASSACHUSETTS Advice about Beebalm and other plants that spread in the garden from horticulturist and meteorologist Dave Epstein of GrowingWisdom.com. Visit his Youtube Channel for lots more excellent videos.

Japanese Anemone Plant Profile

SILVER SPRING, MD By Kathy Jentz, editor of Washington Gardener Magazine Commonly known as Japanese Anemones — they actually come from China — the fall blooming anemones found in our gardens are usually hybrids of these three Asian species: A. hupehensis, A. tomentosa, and A. vitifolia. Anemones are often known as windflowers, because the genus …Read more »

How to Divide Hostas

U. ILLINOIS EXTENSION With Greg Stack, Extension Horticulturist. Perennials such as hosta should be divided every few years, especially when the center of the plant starts to thin. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

Top Tips for Planting Perennials

ENGLAND Lucy Summers, author of  the (Royal Hort Society-endorsed) Greenfingers Guides, shares her top tips for planting perennials to make planting easy and stress-free. EDITOR’S NOTE:  We include this non-North American expert because although she calls the information “a bit silly and a bit basic,” it’s so useful .