MY lupins may be nearly long gone, roses are fading and the giant flowered hybrid clematis are past their best, but my perennial borders
remain a riot of colour thanks to a few, wellchosen gems.
Even gifted perennial border
designers struggle with the planting combinations that will flower for a longer span.
They are well-suited to use in the general perennial border
as well as the special autumn border.
In truth, starting a wildflower garden is often more work than putting in a perennial border
and it is not necessarily self-perpetuating.
gt;From discussions with Welty, Haltom determined the locations of the various beds and "garden rooms," including the cutting garden, the perennial border
, the rose garden, and the woodland garden, all with their own plantings and uses by the family.
IT'S this time of year when the perennial border
may be past its best and the tubs and troughs may be looking a bit tired if you haven't been too vigilant with the watering, deadheading and feeding.
When you start a new perennial border
, spread a nonwoven polypropylene black landscape fabric over the soil.
With forethought and planning, they lend a dramatic statement to the perennial border
Director Carl Craven said: "The students this week joined in working with volunteers from Birkdale civic on the Lottery funded Rotten Row perennial border
We have a perennial border
, an alpine area, a pond with fish and frogs and we grow plants, fruit and vegetables in a number of raised beds.
If you want better blooms in the perennial border
, try thinning the number of shoots down to half a dozen per plant.
In late May, miniature dwarf bearded iris add a carpet of colour in a rock garden or on the edge of a perennial border