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Perennials

JOHN DAVIES: Innovation grows in Petryszyn's backyard

JOHN DAVIES: Innovation grows in Petryszyn's backyard

Ever wonder who creates the magnificent jewels in our gardens called hostas?

July 05, 2013 5:02 pm
The bright red cardinal flower livens up the shade

The bright red cardinal flower livens up the shade

I first saw cardinal flowers growing in a drainage ditch along a farm field. Their intense red took my breath away, in part because of their surroundings.

September 26, 2012 9:00 pm
Ligularia: A perennial with two very different flowers

Ligularia: A perennial with two very different flowers

Ligularia sounds like some kind of pasta or seafood, but no, it's a plant, a perennial flower that has captured my fancy.

September 06, 2012 12:00 am
Winterizing containers can extend lives of plants

Winterizing containers can extend lives of plants

Perennials and containers make a great gardening combination, but they will quickly go to pot if overlooked in the winter.

October 06, 2011 12:00 am
Fall Perennial Plant Swap to be held on Monday, Sept. 12

Fall Perennial Plant Swap to be held on Monday, Sept. 12

Fall is a great time to increase or change plant varieties in your garden by swapping perennials. So pot your perennials, identify them and bring them to the plant swap to exchange for others. Gardening staff will be on hand to give information on planting and care of your new varieties. Als…

September 08, 2011 12:00 am
Alums can display school spirit with flower colors

Alums can display school spirit with flower colors

Deborah Barber, a devoted sports fan and avid gardener, shows her team spirit by planting flowers in school colors.

April 28, 2011 12:00 am
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