Perennials for Summer Colour

The best perennials for summer colour, in my opinion, have to be Rudbeckias, Echinaceas and Coreopsis.  If you are partial to daisy-like flowers in warm sunset colours and bright yellows then you’ll be pleased to know that we usually have a great selection at Cultivate through the summer. Rudbeckia fulgida, often referred to as Black

Lavender. Deer, pest and disease resistant, drought tolerant, fragrant!

Deer resistant, fragrant, long blooming, drought tolerant, likes poor soil, good in containers or in the garden, edible, pretty much disease and pest resistant.  Have I described the perfect plant for you?   It’s nothing exotic or new, in fact it’s been around for a long, long time, dating back to the ancient Greeks and Roman


April showers…we all know how that saying ends and it is a very true phrase although sometimes we get snow in April but lets keep quiet about that.  With that rain comes peonies and the reminder that it is important to stake them otherwise their heavy heads, laden with water, will be resting on the

Hellebores, Quiet Beauties of Winter

Is it winter or spring?  You just can’t tell by looking out the window lately but if the garden’s progress is any indication I think spring is here and old man winter is on his way out if he hasn’t shut the door behind him already.  While not quite official, spring brings many delights when