Perennials

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

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Less Thirsty Perennials

OREGON From Al’s Garden Center (locations in Woodburn, Sherwood and Gresham). Lots more videos at the Al’s Garden Center Youtube Channel.

Growing Coneflowers Successfully

ONTARIO, CANADA From Doug Green: Coneflower or Echinacea are one of the best perennial flowers in the garden. The entire family of cone flower or Echinacea loves the open sunny garden. It thrives in drier gardens than most other plants so it is a good plant for that hot, dry spot. Do water it to …Read more »

How to Choose the Best Ground Cover Plants for Shade

BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS, with Stephen Orr, Editor-in-Chief Published on Aug 18, 2017 Make the most of the space at the root of your trees. These perennials will keep coming back year after year. 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/ GooglePlus: https://plus.google.com/1147004017995… Instagram: http://instagram.com/betterhomesandga…

Armitage on Phlox paniculata (Garden Phlox)

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

Dividing Perennials

OKLAHOMA STATE Oklahoma Gardening Host Steve Owens talks about reasons to divide perennial plants and demonstrates how to properly divide and transplant them. Visit Oklahoma State’s website and Youtube channel for more info.

How to Plant Perennials

CONNECTICUT By horticulturist Kristin Schleiter for Howdini. *See our “Update on Adding Soil Amendments.”