Experts and beginners welcomed... and don't forget to add photos of what you've accomplished so far, or areas on your property where you'd appreciate some suggestions from others.
Some of the things you might consider exploring here are when and how to plant spring-blooming bulbs before the ground freezes; how to share cuttings from your favorite flowers; how to create a perfectly relaxing area with a bench feature deep in the woods where you go for long walks, how to draw or repel birds and four-leggeds and insects from your efforts; and whether your herb garden should be near or seperate from your vegetable and flower gardens.
Country Gardening Tips
Wild flower prairie style gardens, information on prairie wild flowers
The low-growing perennial Geranium cultivar 'Biokovo' is the Perennial Plant Association's 2015 Perennial Plant of the Year. Dwarf cranesbill 'Biokovo' has pink-centered white flowers that bloom from late spring to mid-summer. Read more about this cultivar and other perennial geraniums (cranesbills) here:
There's more to planting perennials than just popping plants out of their pots and plopping them into the ground. Tips to get your plants growing their best
Today's lilac cultivars offer better color and scent as well as interesting flower and shrub forms. Read more here:
Tips for hiring a landscape design pro, finding the right landscaping help