Plants

  • Perennial Shade Plants
    Perennial shade plants include hosta, which are the most numerous, and lungwort. Both are full shade plants that tolerate a certain amount of limited sun. The range of perennials that enjoy partial sh....
  • Diascia Perennials
    Also known as Twinspurs, diascia perennials have been popular in Britain for quite some time. Only in the last decade or so have they been known in the United States. Full sun flowers, they are charac....
  • Gardening Advice
    One of the most important things to remember when you're gardening is to protect yourself. You're out in the sun, you're physically straining yourself, and you're dealing with fertilizers, fungicides ....
  • Pets And Lawn Care
    Sometimes having pets and having a lawn can be like working on two opposing teams. Pets can do many things to ruin gardens and lawns, while lawns and plants can be harmful to pets. With some planning ....
  • Shade Flowering Plants
    Woods gardens may or may not include shade flowering plants. Sometimes such gardens are a blanket of elegant and subtle form and texture, unbroken at any season by colorful but discordant bloom. They ....
  • Geranium Perennials
    Cranesbill geranium perennials (Geranium sanguineum) include upright, spreading, and mounding plants that are a beautiful addition to any garden design. Only distantly related to the annual geranium (....
  • Glyphosate
    Glyphosate is a broad-spectrum herbicide, which means it kills all kinds of weeds. Glyphosate can be used to kill all common weedy grasses and most broadleaf weeds. It is very effective on poison ivy ....
  • Plant Disease Control
    Plant disease control should start with prevention. You can start preventing plant diseases like fungus and mildew from the very beginning when you're in the first planting phase. However, you should ....
  • Outdoor Flowering Plants
    In thinking about gardens and outdoor flowering plants, you'll probably settle on the location first and then the style. If your acreage is extensive, you're fortunate. If your acreage is extensive, y....
  • Iris Perennials
    Of a genus with about 300 species, iris perennials are distinctive additions to many styles of garden. There are three basic types of iris: bearded (or German), Japanese, and Siberian. Bearded iris ha....