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Save money in your garden and keep your perennials healthy by dividing them properly.

How to divide hostas. When they look like this. Dig. Divide. Early, early spring.

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partial shade

A Guide to Perennial Placement in the Garden

25 No-Cost (or Low-Cost) Garden Tools. Tips are good. And no cost is better!

Flowers for beginners - plants that grow themselves! Or just a great list of perennials for those of us that love Peonies, Geraniums, Daylilies, Dianthus, and Black-Eyed Susans. // Great Gardens & Ideas //

Hydrangeas are one of the most popular perennial garden shrubs, mostly due to their mesmerizing big flowers in pink, white ot blue color and nice foliage, even in autumn. They add a vintage charm to any garden. But they are not only beautiful, they are also easy to care for. What makes them fascinating is the ability to change the color of the flowers.

Creeping Charlie weed. Pull, mulch, herbicide.

Yarrow Not only does yarrow tolerate heat and drought like a champion, but this easy-growing perennial is also a great cut flower -- and deer, rabbits, and most other pests won't touch it. It comes in a number of varieties with blooms in shades of yellow, orange, red, pink, and white. Name: Achillea varieties Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 4 feet tall Zones: 3-9

Everyone knows hosta is great for the shade and a beautiful hardy perennials it is, however, there are other great shady bloomers that you may not have heard of that do well in my shady backyard.

10 Tips on Dividing Perennial Plants

A step-by-step for dividing Hostas. Note to self: do this in August!

This is so AWESOME!! You put in your zip code, and it tells you what plants you should be planting now. You can even look ahead a few months to plan out your garden!

Cool site! Lays out exactly what to plant and how to plant it for neat combinations in containers.

How To Divide & Propagate Your Hostas

Journal - Garden Design, Perennial Flower Gardening, Gardening Tips, Gardening Advice, Gardening Book Reviews

I really want to do this. Lavender Hidcote - This easy-to-grow sun perennial thrives in full sun normal garden soil. Plants vigorously grow to form mounds of fragrant, silvery foliage 18 tall 24 wide. This drought-tolerant hardy perennial has extremely fragrant foliage

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Endless Bloom Perennial Garden

A Gardener's Checklist for Early Spring. expert advice on winter cleanup, spring pruning, sowing seeds, planting late-season bulbs, creating containers, dividing perennials, planting trees, and planning a vegetable garden