Delightful new ground cover perennial, Ve

True Blue Flowers?

The most elusive of bloom colors - Is this really a blue-flowered perennial? One would think that the people in charge of naming the colors of flower petals have their own set of crayons. They call it blue an...

Refreshing Grace

Glorious color like heaven on earth. Repeat performance at your command. No garden is complete without a variety of Salvias, and new Salvia neromosa 'Ave Maria' is definitely worth considering. The bloomscape...

Rich Red Pinks

Rich in layers of petals. Rich in color, but definitely not pink. A good red in Dianthus is a flower that is few and far between. Black Cherry Wild Dianthus definitely caught my attention, and I'm very discer...

Divide & Conquer: Part One

Have you heard that perennials spend half their life in a wheelbarrow? That's because after a few years the clump either overgrows it's allotted space or the center has died out. One of the coolest thing about ...

Viking: Love at First Sight

Campanula ‘Viking’ is going to change your view of bellflowers completely. Get ready for a love affair that isn’t a flash in the pan two-week stand. Perennial flowers get better every year ...

In the Pink for Spring

Say hello to a great new perennial. Scensational color. Easy beauty. Well worth a spot in your garden. St. Benedictine Dianthus is a lovely source of vibrant early season color...

Spreading Light in the Shade

Tiarella is a wonderful plant for partial to filtered shade. Showy spring blooms give you a lacy eruption of white to whisper pink.

It’s Fall … You Autumn Be Planting

It is not the approaching frigid weather that can cause a late season plant installation to be a loss. It has nothing to do with the fact that the plant is not rooted into the soil. Yes, a harsh winter without ...

The Dirt on Soil in a Bag

These days potting plants is a cinch. Just rip open the bag, fill your pot, and get a garden in a jiffy. Are you sure about that? Did you ask the plants how they felt about this stuff?...

Flows Like a River

Shady creeper flows like a river. Heavenly early spring blooms. Low-maintenance Tiarella cordifolia 'Delaware' PPAF boasts dark markings on semi-evergreen foliage. Ground cover...