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 » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Outdoor Plants & Flowers

Some perennials that thrive in the shade include the big root geranium, bleeding heart, hosta and brunnera. The hellebore and the Japanese painted fern can also make good choices for shady areas of the garden. More »

Holly fern, tassel fern, western sword fern and maidenhair fern are some perennial ferns that grow well in the shade. Holly ferns, genus Polystichum, grow natively in the eastern United States. They prefer rich, well-dra... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

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 » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Outdoor Plants & Flowers

Honeysuckle contains cyanogenic glycosides and saponic glycosides, making all parts of the plant toxic to dogs, according to Garden Guides. Honeysuckle berries have carotenoids, which dogs are not able to process in larg... 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 »

Vertlicillium wilt causes the leaves of weeping cherry trees to turn brown and wilt, according to Garden Guides. The disease is caused by a fungal infection. The leaves of an afflicted tree will have veins that turn red ... More »