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A Weed by any Other Name… Blog Image
A Weed by any Other Name…

"What's in a name? That which we call a rose

By any other name would smell as sweet."

 

I hesitate...

If I Could Chose Only One Flower Blog Image
If I Could Chose Only One Flower

If I could only choose one flower to grow, it might be coneflowers (Echinacea). Or maybe iris and...

If at First You Don’t Succeed… Blog Image
If at First You Don’t Succeed…

It was probably the second year after we'd moved into our home that I found a real bargain on tulip...

Tough Love Blog Image
Tough Love

Since perennials live several years in the same spot, it's important that they enjoy the proper...

Iris Addict Blog Image
Iris Addict

"Hello, my name is Dona and I am an Iris addict."

Who doesn't love an iris? Only by exercising...

Three Vines More Blog Image
Three Vines More

Since the last two blogs have been about vines native to most of the Midwest, I thought you might...

Finding a Home for Trumpet Honeysuckle Blog Image
Finding a Home for Trumpet Honeysuckle

OK... just make me happy and admit you've done this at least once or twice: bought a plant without...

Quite the Quandary Blog Image
Quite the Quandary

OK…just make me happy and admit you’ve done this at least once or twice:  bought a plant without...

Well, It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time Blog Image
Well, It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

You know how you get what you think is a really good idea?  Then sometime later, you figure out it...

Heritage Perennials Blog Image
Heritage Perennials

Perennials, by definition, are expected to live for at least a few years.  Some perennials live...

One Tough Virgin Blog Image
One Tough Virgin

I was chatting with a friend a few days ago and she was planning on moving some perennials because...

Heucheras, Hostas, and a Confession Blog Image
Heucheras, Hostas, and a Confession

I have a confession to make…once upon a time, I thought Hostas and Heuchera were boring.  That was...