General Garden Info

Selecting and Planting Perennials

Selecting and Planting Perennials Good information for selecting and planting perennials for your home garden. Choosing Perennials: When selecting perennials for planting, look for fresh, healthy-looking plants that appear vigorous and ready to grow. Avoid overgrown, ro ot-bound plants and any that have insects or diseases. Holding: Although perennials can be held in their containers for a short period of time, we recommend they be planted as soon as possible to avoid them drying out in the pots. The sooner you plant them, the faster they can become established in…

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General Garden Info

Perennial Gardening in Containers

Perennial Gardening in Containers 1. Container garden considerations: From patios and balconies to staircases and porches, container gardens can add color and interest to any area around your home. And you don’t even need a garden. There is a lot to consider in planting and maintaining container gardens. There should be enough informatio n here to make your first attempt a success. We are going to concentrate on perennials. Although annuals make excellent long-flowering container specimens, perennials have one advantage; although they may cost more, they can be placed out…

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