7 Out of the Ordinary Shade Perennials

I have a good deal of shade on my property. My home was built in the mid-eighties so much of the original landscaping is mature, including the trees which offer quite a bit of shade. This is great for our electric bill in the summer but not so great for someone who wants to grow… [Read More]

A Beautiful Spring Bloomer with an Awful Name

Around here, you know it’s spring when the daffodils and tulips are in bloom and the forsythia proudly display their blast of yellow. However, another lesser-known beauty often seen at the first sign of spring is a pretty little perennial, called Pulmonaria, aka lungwort.   Lungwort, a common name for Pulmonaria, is an herbaceous perennial… [Read More]