There are several plants that come up and greet the gardener with the warm welcome that spring is finally here. One of these plants is the favorite Bleeding Heart, which illuminates shady areas with unique, heart-shaped blooms. These easy-to-grow perennials make a bold statement planted on their own or paired with other shade-loving perennials.
We are pleased to announce a series of guest garden bloggers throughout the year. This week we are excited to feature Charlie Nardozzi, a nationally recognized garden writer, speaker, radio, and television personality. In this week’s blog, he shares his experiences and expertise on shade gardening. Stay tuned throughout the gardening season for more guest bloggers from the gardening world.
January 5, 2012
Â· Charlie Nardozzi Â· 3 Comments
Tags: astilbes, bleeding hearts, coral bells, dicentra, heuchera, hosta, lungwort, pulmonaria, shade Â· Posted in: Gardening in Spring and Summer, How-Tos, Perennials
You’ve planted your tomatoes and peppers and set out your petunias and geraniums. Whew! If youâ€™re like most gardeners, you rush to do all your planting in spring, and then switch gears to “maintenance mode.” Yes, spring is the time to plant most vegetables and annual flowers, but when it comes to planting perennials you [...]
June 3, 2010
Â· Ray Allen Â· One Comment
Tags: asters, astilbes, bee balm, bleeding hearts, ferns, flowers, garden, hellebores, heucheras, hostas, planting, summer, vegetables, veronica, yarrow Â· Posted in: Gardening in Spring and Summer, Perennials