Hosta (Hostaceae) – Shade tolerant plants

These hardy herbaceous perennials are easy to grow and are popular in any garden space.  Hostas are beautiful plants that come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors.

Vaccinium myrtillus:  The name vaccinium was used in classical Latin for a type of berry

Heuchera:  An overlooked and underrated perennial.  How can bright foliage featuring spikes of dainty flowers get missed? 

Here is why you should take a second look at this perennial and spice things up in your landscape or containers all season long!

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The basic idea behind starting seeds is that you plant seeds and keep them indoors while it is still too cold outside. Then when it is warm enough for the seedlings to thrive outdoors you transplant them to their permanent (or annual) home in your garden. You can of course purchase seedlings at a garden supply center, and some people prefer to do so. But there are several advantages to starting your own seeds.