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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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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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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How to Use Feng Shui in Your Garden Design

Feng Shui… You may have heard of it, but how much do you really know about it? To start off with the basics, Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese art and science that originated more than 3,000 years ago. It relates to the orientation of things and how they affect the flow of energy. So, […]

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popular perennials

Rozanne’s Popular Friends: See Some Of My Favorites!

They say birds of a feather flock together, but in the case of my friends and I, I will have to beg to differ. We are all very different in appearance and personality, but all of our qualities are redeeming in their own individual ways. The only thing we have in common is our popularity! […]

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Beautiful Igloo Mums – Easy Autumnal Perennials

Igloo Mums are much more than their fun, frosty name. This mum family of varieties is a hardy, quintessential autumn garden addition—so it’s no wonder that these are some of Rozanne’s most popular friends right now! Plenty of internet users have been browsing our Igloo Mums page lately because a fall garden is basically remiss […]

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Never-Ending Summer: Which Perennials Bloom All Summer Long?

Summertime is on its way, and before you start planning pool days, you might want to take a look at that garden of yours. Do you have long-blooming perennials in there? If you don’t, you’re definitely missing out. There are plenty of perennials that bloom all summer long, which are musts if you’re a little […]

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4 Versatile Perennials for your Garden Borders

Planting shorter perennials as border flowers for your garden helps defines lines, add dimension to larger plants and flowers and highlights borders and pathways. Using the right perennials as a border, you can soften edges and add a beautiful component to an already lovely garden. Perennial borders work well in any outdoor space. They are […]

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