Top 4 Tips For Choosing The Right Perennials

Spring has sprung and it’s a great time to plant your favorite perennials in your garden beds and containers. If you are like me, the big question is, what to plant? If you don’t know what works in your space, it’s best to ask the right questions first. This is where I introduce you to Monrovia. They grow the healthiest, highest quality plants that you find at Lowe’s and in your local garden centers. Their online plant catalog and search makes it easy for me to find the right plants for my garden. On their site, you can narrow down your selections and shop the right plants with their tips and search tools. It’s so easy, I promise you will thank me for this. See below for some tips for choosing the right perennials and get started today.

Top 4 tips for choosing the right perennials

Top 4 Tips For Choosing The Right Perennials

1 Work within your zone. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden. Here in Richmond Virginia, our zone is number 7.

2 Sun or Shade. Monrovia search makes it easy to choose plants that will thrive in your environment. On the site, you can search different plants that prefer full sun, partial sun, filtered sun, partial shade or full shade.

3 Height: Make sure you are aware of how tall each plant grows.

4 Water needs: You can search which plants need a lot of water, and which ones do well with moderate to low water consumption.

There are other search criteria you can add as well like flower color, growth rate, etc. Once you have selected your choices, hit submit and your best choices will pop up for you to select. You can buy online and pick up at your local garden center. It’s that simple.

Stay tuned for my upcoming post. I’ll show you what I purchased from Monrovia and planted in our backyard garden. Planting made easy! I’m all for that.

pink peonies - choosing the right perennials for your garden

April is one of the best times to put plants in the ground or display them in containers on your front porch. The cold has broken and now is the time for color!

photography by laura trevey

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