Sweet Woodruff  Galium odoratum  Attractive low spreading groundcover or pathway edging for shady gardens and woodland settings that spreads quickly with rich soil and ample moisture. Leaves and stems have a vanilla-like odor when dried. Full to partial shade.

Sweet Woodruff Galium odoratum Attractive low spreading groundcover or pathway edging for shady gardens and woodland settings that spreads quickly with rich soil and ample moisture. Leaves and stems have a vanilla-like odor when dried. Full to partial shade.

Creeping Jenny For a plant that grows just a few inches tall, creeping Jenny, Lysimachia nummularia, packs a big punch of color. This ground-hugging perennial sports bright chartreuse foliage that will quickly carpet any wet area. The plant forms new roots at each leaf node as the plant crawls across the ground, so it doesn’t take long to spread through the garden. Creeping Jenny also develops small yellow flowers in the early summer. The leaves are the brightest when the plants are grown in…

Perennials For Wet Soil

Creeping Jenny For a plant that grows just a few inches tall, creeping Jenny, Lysimachia nummularia, packs a big punch of color. This ground-hugging perennial sports bright chartreuse foliage that will quickly carpet any wet area. The plant forms new roots at each leaf node as the plant crawls across the ground, so it doesn’t take long to spread through the garden. Creeping Jenny also develops small yellow flowers in the early summer. The leaves are the brightest when the plants are grown in…

6 Steps to Make a Rain Garden:  Rain gardens filter runoff and protect groundwater, especially after big rains. They also add unexpected beauty to low spots that tend to collect water and draw wildlife. Here's how to make a rain garden in your own landscape.

6 Steps to Make a Rain Garden

6 Steps to Make a Rain Garden: Rain gardens filter runoff and protect groundwater, especially after big rains. They also add unexpected beauty to low spots that tend to collect water and draw wildlife. Here's how to make a rain garden in your own landscape.

Leopard Plant (Narrow-Leaf Ligularia) Ideal growing conditions: full sun to dappled shade Mature size: 5 feet tall and 3 feet wide Pictured: The Rocket  http://www.hgtv.com/gardening/striking-blog-plants/pictures/index.html?i=1#

11 Striking Bog Plants

Leopard Plant (Narrow-Leaf Ligularia) Ideal growing conditions: full sun to dappled shade Mature size: 5 feet tall and 3 feet wide Pictured: The Rocket http://www.hgtv.com/gardening/striking-blog-plants/pictures/index.html?i=1#

The solution for poorly drained soil is an easy fix with these plant and design tips for soggy sites.

The solution for poorly drained soil is an easy fix with these plant and design tips for soggy sites.

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