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

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How to Plant Perennials

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

How to Grow Ferns

MASSACHUSETTS: From horticulturist Dave Epstein of Growing Wisdom.  Visit his Youtube Channel for lots more excellent videos.

Armitage on Joe Pye Weed

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

How to Divide Perennials

U. NEBRASKA LINCOLN UNL Extension Landscape Horticulture Specialist Kim Todd discusses tips for dividing perennials in the spring. Visit UNL’s Backyard Farmer website and Youtube Channel for more info.

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 .

How to Divide Ornamental Grasses

UTAH STATE U Learn how to divide, replant and pot ornamental grasses. Learn more at the Utah State website and Youtube channel.