GARDEN KNOW HOW

Golden Oldies-Part Two

How to Plant and Care for peonies with Sensible Gardening. Part two of a four part series on Peonies.

Like any other plant group peonies come in varying sizes, however average growth isĀ about 30-48 inches high and 36 inches wide. The exception is the fern peonies which are smaller growing only to 15-24 inches high. At shrub size you can use peony plantsĀ in borders, flowerbeds, as specimens singly or grouped and as hedges. HOW TO PLANT AND CARE FOR…

Read More

GARDEN KNOW HOW

Golden Oldies part one

Types of Peonies with Sensible Gardening. Part one of a four part series on Peonies.

An old plant and an old favourite of mine are the peony flowers. Peonies flower in late spring or early summer so why I am I thinking about them now? A walk around my November garden reminded me how colourful peony bushes can be in the fall garden. Fall is also the best time for planting peonies and really the…

Read More