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When figuring out which perennials to plant in your perennial garden, you will need to plan before you plant.
How to plant the perfect perennial garden? Without a doubt, planting the perfect garden is all about planning. With perennials blooming at different times, you will want to plan your garden to enjoy flowers and foliage. With a bit of forethought, you can enjoy a constant rotation of color and flowers.
A great source of inspiration is Cincinnati’s Perennial Gardens. It gives you a chance to see perennials in action in the landscape. For example, visit local gardens like Cincinnati Parks, Spring Grove Cemetary, as well as the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens. Also, Natorp’s Nursery is filled with acres of perennial inspiration.
Do Your Research
At this time, you have found your inspiration for your garden. Before you begin planting, make sure to research your perennials. Specifically, you want to choose plants that address the following:
- Season-long color
- Differing Heights
- Varying Widths
- Consider sunlight and shade
- Types of soil
- Hardiness in Cincinnati (Cincinnati is Zone 6)
- Amount of maintenance required
- In addition, any wildlife issues
How to Make Perennial Planning Simple
Ask an expert
Stop by Natorp’s Nursery Outlet and visit our horticulturalists or our in-store landscape designer and ask for recommendations. Our knowledgeable plant experts will help you find the perfect plants for your specific garden needs.
Research Online @natorp.com
Natorp’s Plant Library & Online Store makes searching for plants simple. You can search with your preferences including color, sun or shade, deer resistance, etc.
Natorp’s Perennial Planning Guide
With 740 perennials and shrubs, we know it could be an overwhelming experience. Of course, we want to make gardening simple and developed a guide for you! See the Perennial Planning Guide!
Cincinnati Gardening Made Simple! Have a garden question, contact our gardening experts @ email@example.com.