Hostas in a pot: every spring they return, in the pot! Add geraniums and ivy for a fuller look. Love hostas and how easy they are to add to a flower arrangement or mass together in a container/basket to create a live setting. So easy to care for. ~Debbie
Pennisetum Rubrum "Fireworks" Looks like something from a Dr Suess book! Pennisetum Rubrum is my favorite grass, I wish it was a perennial around here, I'll have to remember to get some for around he house this year.
Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year - spring and fall.