Bergenia is a deer-resistant perennial with glossy leaves and flower clusters that come in purple, pink and white, according to Garden Guides. The bleeding-heart is another perennial that blooms in late winter and early ... More »

Garden Guides states that it is best to divide peonies at the root clump using a sharp knife. Each root clump has red growths that look similar to the eyes on potatoes. Cut up the root clumps, leaving three to five “grow... More »

Grass grows by way of seeds and germination, according to Garden Guides. Germination occurs when the seed receives enough moisture and heat to grow roots and stems. The seed stem produces shoots and blades, and the roots... More »

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