Tag Archives: coreopsis

Want more blooms in August?

My old garden’s looking pretty tired right about now, and it definitely doesn’t have enough color – besides green.  So now’s the perfect time for me to look around the  neighborhood, local …

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Native Perennials that are Great in the Garden

I roamed the perennial aisles at Homestead the other day with Laurie Burr, a volunteer with the National Wildlife Federation, as she pointed out the native plants.  There were lots of them, so this is …

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What’s Blooming in August

by Susan Harris
In honor of Gardenblogger Bloom Day, of course.  Click here to see what’s blooming on August 15 in 100+ other gardens around North America and possibly …

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Heat-Loving Perennials – Some Favorites

by Susan Harris
With the hottest July on record just ending, it’s a fine time to talk about perennials that thrive in brutally hot summers, and Homestead’s brand …

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