To me roses are best used in a garden setting with other perennials, shrubs and annuals. This section contains some tips on doing just that.
Contrast In The Garden
Contrast in the garden is a very important design element. In this episode I use plants in my own garden to show you contrast of shape, foliage and how color can work across plants. https://youtu.be/oYXj2gunG4U
Perennials Tie The Rose Garden Together.
If you are like me you collect roses without really thinking about how they may fit into a cohesive design. The garden could end up looking a bit busy and disconnected. That is where perennials come in. In this episode I share my tip on using perennials to knit the garden together. https://youtu.be/q_y5WN_oNR8
Meet The Perennial Penstemon ‘Husker’s Red’
From the moment I started adding more perennials to my garden, I loved this one. Great upright growth habit, bronze foliage that is nicely elongated and a long flowering period that will repeat with a simple tip I give in the video. https://youtu.be/ChglOOTDQaE