Perennials

Choosing Peonies for Fall Planting

  The information in this post pertains to herbaceous peonies – the ones most people in Ontario refer to as old fashioned peonies. Tree peonies and Itoh peonies will be discussed another time. Fall is the time to plant/transplant peonies. … Continue reading

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Plant Choices For Cold and Windy Sites

Since I started gardening at my current home, I have struggled to find plants that are happy existing in a cold windy exposed environment. Initially, I chose things I liked and things that I had grown successfully in previous gardens. … Continue reading

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Adding Native Plants to your Landscape

You have probably heard and read a lot lately about adding native plants to your landscape. Before we continue, let’s establish what a native plant is. A native plant is a plant that grew in the region prior to European … Continue reading

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LIST OF PLANTS RECOMMENDED BY TATTOED GARDENER

LIST OF PLANTS RECOMMENDED BY TATTOED GARDENER Syneilesis aconitifolia Jeffersonia Dubia Deinanthe caerulea, Spigelia marilandica, Podophyllum pleianthum,   CLEMATIS Freckles – tiny flowers difficult to grow Empress – Raymond Evison Avant guarde Crystal Fountain Tie Dye – Jacomanii Vienella Clematis … Continue reading

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Fall Care For Peonies

  Peony Mary Eddy Jones Peonies are tough plants that can survive some pretty adverse conditions  but a little care changes surviving to thriving. Fall care is important. Autumn is the best time to plant bare root peonies and the … Continue reading

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Cutting Back Perennials in Fall

‘Karl Foerster’  Feather Reed Grass Stands up well during the winter providing interest in the winter landscape.    As the growing season ends it is time to think about preparing your garden for winter. What should be done with all … Continue reading

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