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

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Prairie Grasses

U. NEBRASKA LINCOLN UNL Extension Landscape Horticulture Specialist Kim Todd discusses the proper way to view the prairie and how it can be incorporated into a home landscape. Visit UNL’s Backyard Farmer website and Youtube Channel for more info.

Prairie Flowers Hardy in Kansas

KANSAS STATE EXTENSION: Prairie plants are well adapted for Kansas. They remind of us of our past, and create a natural beauty in our landscapes. These perennials are easy to maintain, and you can enjoy them year after year. For more information visit the Kansas Extension website and Youtube Channel.

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 Visit his Youtube Channel for lots more excellent videos.

How to Grow Baptisia australis – Blue False Indigo

NEW HAVEN, CT From Eric Larson, director of Yale’s Marsh Botanical Garden, for Garden Clips.  Enjoy many more videos at Garden Clips on Youtube. I first came across Baptisia australis – Blue False Indigo when I was taking care of the garden at Liberty Hall, a historic home in Frankfort, the capital of Kentucky. This stately …Read more »

How to Plant Dahlias

SUNSET MAGAZINE Garden editor Lauren Dunec Hoang shows you how to plant dahlias, a beautiful and versatile flower that will add cheer to your garden. Subscribe to Sunset’s channel:… Follow @SunsetMag on Twitter: Find Sunset on Facebook:

Armitage on Phlox paniculata (Garden Phlox)

ATHENS, GEORGIA By Dr. Allan Armitage,  most recently of the University of Georgia.