Although most plants thrive in slightly acidic to neutral soil, a variety of perennials and shrubs are alkaline-loving plants, including perennials such as hellebores, clematis vine, dianthus, purple crocus, clematis and... More »

Grow goji berries by planting goji shrubs in well-drained soil after preparing the planting area, spacing the plants up to 6 1/2 feet apart, then fertilizing the berries once a year and lightly pruning the shrubs. Use ge... More »

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Cottage Farms Direct sells a wide variety of plants, including annual and perennial flowers, roses, shrubs and trees. It also sells climbing plants, fruits and vegetables. More »

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Flowering shrubs include butterfly bush, rose of Sharon, hydrangeas, summersweet and potentilla. All of these shrubs bloom during the summer and are easy to care for. More »

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The ideal time to prune a clematis vine depends on the plant's specific blooming season. Some clematis vines bloom in the spring, some bloom in the summer and fall, and others bloom multiple times per year. Pruning clema... More »

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Plant hellebores by first choosing a location that receives partial shade and has well-drained, rich soil and then sowing seeds or planting a seedling. Amend poor soil by working compost into several inches of dirt to bo... More »

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Tips for growing lavender include choosing a variety suitable for your climate, choosing a good location to grow the plants and properly preparing the soil before planting. Growing lavender in full sunlight on well-drain... More »

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