Ask a Master Gardener: Growing your own perennials

Many gardeners start vegetables, annual flowers and herbs from seeds, either indoors or directly in the garden. However, have you ever considered growing your own perennials from seed? 

Gardening: How to rehab a perennial garden

As I look out at my perennial garden this time of year, it looks…tired. The Rudbeckia fulgida (Black-eyed Susan) is at its prime, but just about everything else has gone past. The weeds were difficult to contend with this year, even with proper mulching … (read more)

Gardening: Out with the old, in with the new

Did you run out of time to cut back your perennial garden in the fall? You are not alone. In the past, I have also neglected to cut my perennials back, but this year I left them in place on purpose. Leaving strong-structured perennials up over the winter … (read more)