101 Types of Perennials (A to Z Photo Database)
Search hundreds of different types of perennials. We set out basic information including sun requirements, water requirements, hardiness zones, soil pH, height and more. 100's of photo examples.
It's too darn hot
Some days I think I have the best job in the world, others...not so much. This past month in NYC has been brutal (in case you didn't know) and I've usually restricted myself to half days on the rooftops, where the sun and heat are unrelenting. Despite my 70 SPF, I haven't been this brown since before we knew the sun was bad for us. So where does a gardener seek shade and solace on a hot August day? In a brownstone backyard garden, of course. Light is probably the most important variable when…
20 Shade Garden Design Ideas That Prove You Can Grow Colorful Plants Anywhere
Enjoy bold, beautiful color in the shady corners of your yard with the latest garden design tips. Mix and match shade-tolerant annuals, perennials, and shrubs to make every inch of your yard a stunning getaway.
17 Perennial Flowers That Love Shade
Need some landscaping ideas for your shady flower bed, front yard, or backyard? Here's 17 beautiful perennial flowers for shade that grow in USDA Hardiness zones 3 (or higher). Lot's of easy to grow plants for the beginner gardener. #flowers #perennials #shade #shadeflowers #shadeperennials #gardening #beginnergardener #easytogrow #plants
I've got to reorganize my yard ... open to suggestion
I've been whining about how bad my yard looks this year. The lawn looks worse than ever and some of my early spring bulbs did not bloom. Had lots of rabbits and squirrels in the yard .. wonder if they are the culprits? Anyway, I was talking to a contractor about removing some trees along the side and back of the house and looked around then I took some pictures of my yard. It's not *that* bad. I still have some cool things in there and I think I just need some structure ... pull the be…
Gardeners Worst Nightmares: 28 Perennials You’ll Regret Planting
When you're a beginner gardener, you just want perennials that will spread quickly and cover your flower bed. Three years in and your flower garden has become overwhelming and too much work. Here are 28 perennial flowers to avoid.
Shade Loving Shrubs: 15 Beautiful Bushes To Plant Under Trees - Gardening @ From House To Home
If you are looking for shade loving shrubs to fill the space between taller trees and low-growing perennials, this list of beautiful bushes will help.
Cinnamon Fern - Osmundastrum Cinnamomeum. The Fern’s stems or fronds unfurl and are slightly fuzzy in texture. The Fern fronds are light green. The Fern prefers partially shaded area. The Fern is the color of cinnamon. The Fern can grow in flood-prone areas, and the fern will still thrive.