Do you rake your leaves or mow them? Compost them or put them on the curb? Do you use a rake or a leaf blower? So many questions on how to deal with this yearly phenomenon. All answered here.
Don't give up on flowers just yet. See what's looking good this time of year in our perennial display gardens and get inspiration for your own October garden!
Now that the warm weather annual season is winding down, we're evaluating how the annuals in our pollinator display garden have performed this year. This is your chance to learn from our successes and failures!
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.