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A white panickled aster with many flowers

White Panicled Aster

The White Panicled Aster features daisy-like rays with prominent yellow discs that redden with age and make up clusters of mini-blossoms. Known as Symphyotrichum lanceolatum, it is a flowering plant native to North America in the Asteraceae family. Its common names include asters with panicles, lance-shaped leaves, and white panicles. It is a perennial herbaceous…

Stiff Goldenrod
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Stiff Goldenrod

Stiff Goldenrod is a good choice for prairie gardens, cottage gardens and pollinator gardens. It is a resilient, self seeds and you might need to control its growth. Compared to most goldenrods, stiff goldenrod has larger, flatter flower clusters. In the fall, the leaves change to lovely colors of red. Plant Stiff Goldenrod alongside other…

Early Goldenrod

Early Goldenrod

Early Goldenrod, also known as Solidago juncea, is a herbaceous perennial wildflower of the family Asteraceae. Once started, it requires little maintenance and grows quickly. It thrives on ordinary, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun, and it can withstand poor, dry soils, especially soil with a lot of clay. It is a tolerant…

Hoary Vervain

Hoary Vervain

The hoary vervain, or Verbena stricta, is a type of herbaceous plant falling under the Verbenaceae family. The flowering plant is most commonly found in different states of the United States, namely Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and Kansas, among many others. While it is native to most of the states, it has…

Crotons are Wonderful Colourful Houseplants
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Crotons are Wonderful Colourful Houseplants

Crotons are well-known and loved plants, due in large part to their vivid foliage and intriguing patterns. Most of these plants make excellent houseplants, but they can also be planted outdoors in warmer regions. It requires less maintenance, so it is recommended for beginners. If you’re looking for the perfect plants to add a splash,…

Sansevieria (Snake) Plant Varieties
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Sansevieria (Snake) Plant Varieties

Snake Plants are available in various shapes, colors, and sizes, so you are sure to find one that’s right for you. The following are a few Sansevieria varieties every Snake Plant lover should know about. You might want more information on the adaptability of sansevieria houseplant. Sansevieria trifasciata There are many cultivars of Sansevieria trifasciata,…

Coneflowers Add Brilliant Colours to Your Garden

Coneflowers Add Brilliant Colours to Your Garden

Echinacea is an excellent flower to grow in a garden because its brilliant colours stand out against the green surroundings. They make an eye-catching colour display, especially when placed amid shorter perennials, where the spectacular purple, pink, and white blooms shine out above the leaves. It is also one of the perennial border’s longest-blooming plants….

Geraniums are Easy Care Summer Darlings
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Geraniums are Easy Care Summer Darlings

There are two types of plants that most people refer to as “geraniums”.
There are “true geraniums”, which are hardy, native and wild plants that make excellent groundcover and space filler in your garden and landscape.
There are also Pelargoniums, which are more delicate plants hailing from South Africa. In this article, we will discuss both members of the geranium family and share some smart tips for their use and care.

Cyclamen Plant Care For Winter Colour

Cyclamen Plant Care For Winter Colour

Cyclamen are beautiful, petite ornamentals that are beloved around the holidays. They are one of the world’s most popular potted plants, distinguished by their compact size, elegantly variegated leaves, and vividly coloured blooms in a range of sizes, shapes, and patterns. They are considered easy to grow. However, indoor cyclamen plant care is quite different…

All About Bloodroot: Characteristics, Propagation, and Care
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All About Bloodroot: Characteristics, Propagation, and Care

Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis) is a perennial herbaceous flowering plant native to eastern North America, known for its distinctive white flowers and reddish-orange sap. The plant has historical significance in native medicine and, more recently, has attracted interest for its potential medicinal properties. However, it’s also appreciated for its ornamental value in gardens. Here’s what you…

Sweet White Violet
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Sweet White Violet

Sweet White Violet (Viola blanda) is a low-growing stoloniferous perennial with basal, heart-shaped leaves and fragrant, white flowers with strongly reflexed upper petals and a purple-veined lower petal. Sweet white violets can be found in open mixed woods and clearings in their native eastern United States and Canada. In the wild, they spread to form…

Blue-eyed Grass

Blue-eyed Grass

The Blue-eyed Grass, Sisyrinchium montanum, is a lovely perennial flower which has long been a favourite plant due to its attractiveness and ease of care. It blooms in the spring and gets its common name from its sparse foliage, which resembles grass blades. In the late spring and early summer, the leafy clusters are complemented…

Plants that Attract Monarch Butterflies
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Plants that Attract Monarch Butterflies

Monarch butterflies are superb pollinators, and if they are fed plants they enjoy, they will pollinate your entire garden. Butterflies require two kinds of plants to survive: host plants and food plants. Plant a monarch butterfly garden because their populations have been progressively dropping in recent decades, mostly due to habitat loss and pesticide usage….

Flowering Perennials for Four Seasons of Interest
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Flowering Perennials for Four Seasons of Interest

Flowering perennials, carefully curated to combine varying heights, colours, and textures, make the most intriguing gardens. For a beautiful, low-maintenance addition to your garden, perennial plants are the way to go – they grow back every spring, year after year.  Think of them like wardrobe basics to which you can accessorize with eye-popping annuals (purchased…

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