With deep blue flowers and a long bloom season, plumbago is one of our favorite perennials. Read about its care and learn why everyone should make room for this long-lived flower.
A long-standing favorite of the perennial garden, achillea (a.k.a. Yarrow) has seen an explosion of new and improved varieties in recent years. Learn about this new crop of colorful perennials and how to grow them.
Coneflowers can be tricky to establish going into the first winter, especially when planted in August or later, as there is limited time for them to make a substantial root system and crown. Here are some suggestions to improve your overwintering success.
Planting with pollinators in mind is not only environmentally friendly, it's also easy on the the eyes. Here are six of our favorites that are easy to grow and attractive to people and pollinators alike.
Peonies belong in every garden. It’s just a question of deciding where to begin. Read this primer to get acquainted with this classic showy perennial.
Because there are so many varieties, you are bound to have one or more spots in your garden that would be just perfect for phlox. They come in all flower colors, and some are even native to Maryland. Learn more about this showy perennial.
We often say that a particular plant needs “good drainage” in order to survive in your garden. But what exactly does that mean and how do you achieve it? Read on to learn.
After a warmer than usual winter, capricious Mother Nature poured cold water on our spring parade. When the snow melts and the temperatures moderate, what should we expect?
Freezing temperatures are expected Friday and Saturday night. Learn how and why you should protect your budded and blooming plants and recently planted shrubs.
When watering houseplants there's no hard and fast rule of how often to water; you just water when it needs it. But how do you know when it needs it? Read on to find out!