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Controlling Monkey Grass – How to Get Rid of Liriope

Liriope - Monkey Grass can be used as a focal plant , border plant or ground cover.

Depending on your point of view, you will either consider monkey grass a lovely ground cover or an unwanted weed.  If the latter is more of your mindset, these tips for controlling monkey grass will help you get rid of your unwelcome garden visitor. Check Craig’s list free advertisements on most weekends in the summer here…

Transplanting Monkey Grass – Division is Simple and Easy to Do

Liriope is commonly known as monkey grass or spider grass. It is a versatile and easy to grow ground cover that tolerates heat well and can be divided easily. Transplanting monkey grass is a simple process if you keep just a few things in mind. As far as growing perennials is concerned, it is one of…

Liriope Muscari Variegata – Growing Variegated Lilyturf

Growing Liriope Muscari Variegata is easy.

Liriope Muscari Variegata is an evergreen perennial that easily spreads to form a deep carpet of grass-like plants that makes a great ground cover or border plant. This form of liriope aptly has the common name “variegated lilyturf.” This interesting perennial plant has vibrant yellow stripes along the arching dark green foliage.  I love the…

Guide to Perennials – How to Grow Perennial Plants

Perennial flowers in a cottage garden setting

For a gardener, there is nothing quite like the feeling of wandering around your garden, in the spring, and seeing the first growth of perennials that you have planted years before.  These plants die back in the winter but send out new growth each spring.   Growing Perennials gives me color and beauty all through the spring…

Diy Halloween Costumes for Kids

Getting your child ready for Halloween may mean a trip to the local department store, but how about making your own Halloween costumes for kids?  With just a few supplies, you can end up with unique idea that the other kids won’t be wearing. Have you checked out the price of Halloween costumes lately?  They…

20+ Plants for A Shade Garden plus My Garden Make Over

A collection of more than 20 plants that love the shade - see them all at thegardeningcook.com

Trying to get color and interest in a shade garden can be a challenge. But there are some that don’t mind it at all . In fact, these 20+ perennial and annual plants love the shade. There is a lushness about them that I really enjoy, too. My shade garden is thriving. I planted this…

Drought Tolerant Liriope Makes an Outstanding Ground Cover

How to grow Liriope - Great ground cover or border plant

If you are looking for a tough & drought tolerant ground cover, look no further than Liriope. It is also called Monkey grass or lilyturf and makes a great border plant.  Liriope is a member of a group of flowering grass like perennials which are named after Narcissus plants. Lucky for beginning gardeners, there is not…