Peony root (Photos by Dugald Cameron)

How and when to plant peonies

Dugald Cameron

The optimal planting time depends on what you’re planting. Perennial plants are best planted in spring, but it’s better to plant peonies in the fall.

'Coral and Gold' peony. (Photo courtesy of Blossom Hill Nursery.)

How to move peonies

Judith Adam

When it’s necessary to move or divide peonies, the best season is autumn. Judith Adam explains how to move peony plants.

Tree peonies in your garden

Beckie Fox

A way to extend the all-too-short but oh-so-glorious peony season is to include tree peonies in your garden. Paeonia suffruticosa ...