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More chores in the perennial patch

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy talk about dividing and controlling perennials in the garden, especially some of the older plants and plots.  Go to full article

More on taming the garden ?jungle?

August marks the start of the harvest season in the vegetable garden. But Horticulturist Amy Ivy turns her attention to the perennials with tips for cutting back and mulching. She spoke with Todd Moe.  Go to full article

Divide and Conquer: Keeping Perennials Under Control

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy discuss how to divide garden perennials and why it's important.  Go to full article

Spring Cleaning in the Perennial Garden

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy talk about spring as an ideal time to move or divide the vast majority of perennials.  Go to full article

Filling Up the Garden: When is Enough, Enough?

It's not too late to add a few more plants to the flower beds, especially to cover those bare spots. Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about finishing touches in the flower garden.  Go to full article

Dividing Perennials: Tools and Techniques

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about dividing perennials, a common maintenance chore in the flower garden this time of year.  Go to full article

Fall Gardening: A Good Time to Plan for Next Spring

Martha Foley talks with Horticulturist Amy Ivy about autumn garden cleanup and planning for a new growing season: From moving and dividing perennials to mapping out new garden plots. Amy also recommends the book, The Well-Tended Perennial Garden: Planting and Pruning Techniques, by Tracy Disabato-Aust.  Go to full article

Getting The Garden Under Control

Todd Moe talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about how to keep the garden clean and neat in late summer, from perennials to tomatoes and squash.  Go to full article

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