Tag Archives: perennials

We Love ‘Enchanted Eve’ Tickseed

Horticulture Plants We Love tickseed

The vibrant red, orange and yellow of ‘Enchanted Eve’ tickseed livens up the garden from summer through fall. This is the latest introduction by master hybridizer, Darrell Probst. After 10 years of intense breeding and research, gardeners are treated to …

We Love ‘Pumpkin Igloo’ Mum

pumpkin Igloo mum Horticulture

Cool, crisp air, new colors appearing on trees and shrubs and, of course, a chance to plant mums are all signs that fall is arriving at last. We love ‘Pumpkin Igloo’ for its pumpkin-color flowers that shout, “Fall is here!” …

We Love ‘Tiny Tortuga’ Turtlehead

Turtle Head Horticulture

Damp spots in the garden, perhaps by a stream or pond or in a well-watered container, are the perfect places to include the resilient perennial ‘Tiny Tortuga’. This dwarf turtlehead is an offspring of the more widely known variety ‘Hot …

Why This Works – Garden Design

Horticulture Civic Garden Center Garden Design

  One of the best ways to study good garden design is to explore your local parks and gardens. A few minutes from the offices of Horticulture magazine is the Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati. We spied this little …

We Love Royal Red Salvia


More and more gardeners are looking for plants that bring many benefits to the garden. Plants cannot just look good; we want them to be easy to care for, deer resistant, drought tolerant and attractive to birds and butterflies.

Tips For Selecting Vining Plants

Horticulture magazine vining plants on arbor

  The same golden rule for selecting garden plants, trees and shrubs also holds true for vining plants: Choose the best plant for the space. Vining plants can be diminutive and comfortably grow in a large patio container, or they …

Plants We Love- ‘Dazzling Magic’

Dazzling Magic Plants We Love Horticulture

We added ‘Dazzling Magic’ to our Plants We Love list for its soft red petals that are accentuated with strokes of mellow orange. Each petal, and therefore every flower of ‘Dazzling Magic’, is unique. Fair warning—it is easy to become …

A Garden is Reborn


Last summer, when I was weeding and edging the focal bed at the adopt-a-plots in Ault Park, I stood back and took a good, hard look at the garden. Its time had come and gone—the garden was ready for a …