anemones

What Are Anemones and When Do They Bloom?

If you’re known to gravitate towards showy blooms and pretty petals at the nursery, then you need to get to know the Anemone family! This family produces eye-catching pink and white flowers, and they’re easy enough to take care of; making them a great choice for beginner gardeners. The Anemones are perennials, just like Rozanne […]

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Shasta daisy

Meet our Favorite “FREAKY” Variety of Shasta Daisy

When you think of daisies, does an image of white petals with a vibrant yellow center come to mind? That picture is known as the shasta daisy! These classic blooms are beloved by many, so much so that breeders have actually created various new types of shasta daisies. One of these shasta daisy varieties is […]

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Full Sun Perennials

Best Full Sun Perennials for Bright Landscapes

If your backyard is brimming with brightness, you’re probably on the lookout for some full-sun perennials to add to the space! Many gardeners love perennials because they come back year after year, whereas annuals usually need to be replaced once their season ends. Full-sun garden spots are prime areas to plant heat-loving perennials. Many of […]

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Blushing Turtle

Blushing Turtle: Where to Plant This Low-Maintenance Geranium

Gardening is a blast, but it’s even more fun when you can keep your plants alive and thriving. That’s why we like introducing you to some of the less fussy varieties—novice gardeners or those with black thumbs can experience the joy of gardening with low-maintenance plants such as the ‘Blushing Turtle’ geranium. With fragrant foliage […]

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how to take pictures of flowers

Gardens in the Instagram Age: Top Tips for Taking Great Flower Photos

In today’s age of smartphones and Instagram, everyone’s a photographer. Especially when there’s something we’d like to show off—like our lovely garden—the desire to take photos grows. But just because your blooms look stunning in their natural habitat, doesn’t mean they’ll translate the same way through the lens. Whether you’re a  lifestyle blogger looking to […]

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Penstemon Prairie Twilight

Prairie Twilight: Get to know this special perennial

It’s the little things in life that can really brighten it. One of those things is silly flower names, and we have the pleasure of introducing another peculiarly-named bloom to you today! Friends, meet the hardy and intriguing Penstemon (Beard Tongue) ‘Prairie Twilight.’ This spunky, upright flower features pink tubular flowers with white blooms at […]

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perennials fertilizer

Do My Perennials Need Fertilizer?

When it comes to caring for your perennials, you might be wondering if you’ve been skipping a very important step. You’ve heard about fertilizer and know it’s supposed to help boost plants’ growth, but do your plants need it? When it comes to fertilizer, also known as “feeding” your plants, there is actually quite a […]

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garden new home

You Just Bought a House: Now What?

Homebuying is never a simple, cut-and-dry process, but when you finally sign the papers on the house of your dreams, the feeling of excitement takes over. If you’re nodding your head to this, there’s a good chance you just recently went through it. In which case—congrats to you! Moving into a new home is so […]

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Centaurea Amethyst in Snow featured

Amethyst in Snow: Get to Know This Uniquely-Named Perennial

It’s time for us to delve yet again into the world of uniquely named flowers. If you recall, we previously rounded up our favourite plants with funny names. Then, we introduced you to spurges—another neat plant with a curious name. And now, we’re going to introduce you to another one of our favourite varieties, one […]

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