Category Perennials

Planting Milkweed & Growing Instructions

swamp milkweed common milkweed milkweed plant milkweed species tropical milkweed native milkweeds Showy milkweed whorled milkweed

Milkweed (Asclepias) Planting milkweed: Milkweeds are among the most beautiful native wildflowers and garden plants. Aromatic clusters of flowers are a magnet for butterflies and other pollinators. Four species of native milkweed are found in most states: Asclepias verticillata, common milkweed, milkweed, and butterfly milkweed. They’ll thrive in an exceedingly wide selection of…

How to grow lavender from seeds

How to Grow Lavender Like an Expert
Lavender is a very fragrant herb and hard to grow. But it's worth your time and effort because of lavender essential oil. And there so many ways to use lavender in landscaping. I will give you tips on how to

How to Store Dahlia Tubers Over Winter

How store Dahlia flower tubers winter

Learn how to winterize dahlia tubers by learning how to lift them in the autumn. Dahlias are lovely, delicate perennials that bloom from the summer into the autumn, giving you a lengthy season of color and interest. They are raised…

All About Butterfly Bush

butterfly bush - butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii) is a deciduous shrub with an arching habit and impressive flowers.

Because of the growing interest in butterfly gardens, butterfly bushes have become extremely popular. Even when not attracting butterflies, bees, hummingbirds, and beneficial insects, these lovely shrubs make lovely landscape plants. Tall species can reach 10 to 12 feet in…