Easy Peasy Peony

The peony provides beautiful, massive blooms for your spring garden. Blooming anywhere from the middle to end of May here in Pittsburgh, peonies are a great addition to add to your flower garden in almost any climate. (My peonies have started blooming immediately after my rhododendron faded, so there has been a constant bloom in my garden this …

Siberian Iris

Intricate, blue and elegant: these three words sum up the the Siberian Iris. A showpiece for your early spring garden, the Siberian Iris has thin grass-like stems that look beautiful even after the flowers have finished blooming. I love the color of the Siberian Iris. I am partial to the color blue and am always …

Columbine: A Great Perennial To Create a Cottage Garden Effect

If looking to add a cottage effect to your garden, columbines are a great addition. This beautifully detailed, delicate looking perennial blooms in the middle of May here in Pittsburgh. Throughout my garden I have a smattering of columbines in the pink and white varieties, but they are available in other colors too -- including blues …