Easy-Care Perennial Garden Lavender, yarrow, and purple coneflower are beautiful, drought-resistant plants typically ignored by deer, rabbits, and other critters. This garden pairs them with other perennial favorites for a summerlong display of color. Garden size: 12 by 12 feet.
Ultraeasy Perennial Garden Specially designed for beginning or time-constrained gardeners, this small garden plan features some of the best low-care perennials you can grow
The Butterfly Buffet Collection plants. Our Butterfly Buffet Collection includes one each of Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus' and 'White Swan' plus three Liatris spicata 'Alba'. The Coneflowers may even cross (thanks to the pollinators) and produce offspring with light pink flowers.
Small-Space, Easy-Care Sunny Garden Enjoy loads of beautiful color all season long with this garden plan. It features no-fuss favorites such as daylilies and purple coneflowers. Garden size: 10 by 13 feet
Hollyhock Though it's a biennial or short-lived perennial, hollyhock reseeds itself, so you can be sure you'll always have a crop of the colorful summertime spires in your yard. Plant Name: Alcea rosea Growing Conditions: Full sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil Size: To 6 feet tall and 2 feet wide
Patio herb garden. I like the idea of the graduated containers. Builds height in a corner for my deck. Easy enough--just poke holes in the bottoms of the containers, which I can get from a local tractor or garden supply store.