Eden's Perfume Peony -- heavenly scented large pink blooms, considered to be one of the most fragrant peonies, with a Damask rose fragrance. The large double blooms can be up to 6-7" across and are covered with frilly pink petals. it's structure is ideal too, as it is a compact grower that has strong stems perfect for cutting! Perennial in Zones 4 - 8. bulb size 3-5 eyes.
The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.
Hollyhock Old Farmyard Alcea, Perennial Height: Tall 6-8' (Plant 18" apart) Bloom Time: Late Spring to Late Summer Sun-Shade: Full Sun Zones: 3-9 Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy Flower / Accent: Mixed / Mixed Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep Mixed colors. The old fashioned single, tough Hollyhocks from grandmother's garden conjure beloved memories. Hollyhocks are long lived and self sow easily. Shades of pink, red and yellow.
Mulching is one of the best things you can do for your garden. A generous layer of mulch over the soil surface will suppress weeds, retain moisture, and provide and soil enrichment as it decomposes. Learn all about mulching your garden beds with tips from 20 seasoned gardeners.