• slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
Planting-Among-Fieldstones.jpg

Planting Among Fieldstones

We have a fieldstone terraced back and front yard - the fieldstones face south. What can we try to plug in amongst the fieldstone (perennials) that would be colorful throughout the summer, spread and help to hold the soil in?

Select sun and drought tolerant perennials for best results. Sedums are commonly used for this purpose. They will bloom for a portion of the summer but their green, bronze or variegated foliage can add season long interest. Verbena canadensis, a perennial verbena hardy in zones 4 to 7, would provide nice lavender blooms all season long. Look for a reliable source to insure hardiness. Candytuft (Iberis sempervirens), rock cress (Arabis caucasica), and creeping phlox will tolerate these conditions and provide early spring bloom.

Related

Upcoming Webinars & Appearances


Feb. 4, 2023
WCBA's Home Building &
Remodeling EXPO

West Bend, WI
 

Feb. 10-12, 2023
PBS Wisconsin
Garden & Landscape EXPO

Madison, WI

June 3 – 11, 2023
“Castles & Gardens” Adventure in Ireland with Melinda Myers
Includes the Bloom Festival in Dublin!

CLICK HERE for more information on Melinda's 2022 Wisconsin State Fair presentations on
Affordable Food Gardening 

CLICK HERE for pollinator gardening webinars, videos & DIY projects

Watch Melinda's past webinars ON DEMAND

Learn More

Book an Appearance

Learn More

Enter to Win
Melinda's Food Gardening for Everyone DVD set!

ENTER NOW