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A perennial border filled with delphiniums, astilbes, lilies, daylilies and lamb’s ears. (Photo by Joanne Young)

6 steps to a beautiful perennial border

Stephen Westcott-Gratton

Perennial borders can be located in front of fences, hedges and walls. 6 steps from planning to planting day for a new flower bed of perennials.

Colchicums are a welcome surprise in fall. (Garden Making photo)

Fall-blooming colchicums

Lorraine Flanigan

One of the loveliest fall bloomers are Colchicum. Colchicums also make ideal container plants. How to grow, and common misconceptions about colchicums.

A natural lawn is made up of many different types of plants that can withstand foot traffic and weekly mowing. (Photo by Pixabay)

Natural lawn care

Judith Adam

How to care for your lawn more naturally, with tips on improving soil conditions, and watering and fertilizing more effectively and efficiently.