Perennials

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

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Astilbes

U. ILLINOIS EXTENSION Astilbe is a good choice for a slightly-shaded area in your garden. It blooms around June and has attractive fern-like foliage that is attractive all season. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

Perennial Border Design

NASHVILLE, TN From WNPT’s Volunteer Gardener.   Designer Troy Marden describes for viewers the perennials at Cheekwood Gardens.

How to Dead-head Perennials

U. ILLINOIS EXTENSION: When your perennial blooms start to fade, deadheading can help clean up your garden. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

5 Tips for Planting a New Flower Bed

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How to Grow Garden Phlox

U. ILLINOIS EXTENSION Phlox is an old garden favorite that has been improved to resist diseases like powdery mildew, but still require a good amount of fertilizer to perform well. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

Perennial Border Makeover

OREGON Laura/Garden Answer redesigns  her perennial border. Links to things talked about in this video: Prairie Winds® ‘Desert Plains’ Fountain Grass Pennisetum – http://goo.gl/XdShbQ Rock ‘N Grow® ‘Maestro’ Autumn Stonecrop Sedum – http://goo.gl/IvakY2 Anna’s Magic Ball™ Arborvitae – http://goo.gl/hlb9xP Amazing Daisies™ Daisy May® Shasta Daisy – http://goo.gl/HA2KdL Lo & Behold® ‘Blue Chip’ Butterfly Bush – …Read more »