After Gretchen and Ethan built an addition to their home in Burlington, Vermont, they knew that they would be over the town’s required lot coverage, which factors in paved driveways as coverage. The easy solution was to rip out their paved driveway and replace it with an environmentally friendly d… Read More →
Recommended Perennial Plants for Small-Space Gardens
March 9, 2011 by Suzanne DeJohn.
If you're gardening in a confined area or in containers, it's usually best to look for plants that are relatively compact as well as those that have multi-season interest. The following perennials are ideal for small-space gardens. They're smaller than other varieties, they have attractive foliage, and/or they have a particularly long bloom period or bloom in two seasons.