Category: Perennials

Primulas

Primulas are extreamly varied and attractive group of plants. These are easily grown in moist shady places where there is good deal of humus such as leafmould. Gardener’s favorite is primula vulgaris however there are many different species and some…

Planting Perennials

Soil preparation and planting To prepare the soil for planting you need to dig and improve the soil. In general, however, if a perennial has long, thick roots and only a few fibrous roots, it will be one which penetrates…

Caring For Perennials

Feeding Provided that the soil is in reasonably good heart, and rotted compost or similar organic material was used in its preparation before planting, there should not be any need to feed in the first year. Thereafter one feed in…

What is Herbaceous Perennial

‘Herbaceous perennial’ is one of the terms often used in gardening circles that can be puzzling to the beginner. In fact, herbaceous applies to any plant that does not form a persistent woody stem and covers annuals and biennials, but…