Perennials Forever with Dona Bergman

Dona Bergman hosts the Perennials Forever blog. She is a founding member, Southwest Indiana Chapter of the Indiana Native Plant & Wildlife Society, and an Advanced Master Gardener.

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Golden Raintree – a Southern Indiana Favorite

After being raised in the backwoods of southern Illinois, Mother always dreamed of having a nice house in a forest...

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Yucky Iris

I’ve been growing German, or bearded irises for my entire adult life – and trust...

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Mullein – Hag’s Torch

Most of us have heard of medicinal uses for herbs and plants: the inner bark...

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Queen Anne’s Lace

When I was much younger, my Dad’s parent’s lived waaay out in the country, at...

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Perennials Made for Shade Gardens

When I think of perennials made for shade gardens, I think of the usual suspects:...

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Beautiful, but…

It seems that so many invasive plants are also beautiful – think Bradford Pear (Pyrus...

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I love where I live…Southern Indiana has great people and beautiful landscapes.  I don’t want to...

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