Perennials Forever with Dona Bergman

Dona Bergman hosts the Perennials Forever blog. She is a founding member, Southwest Indiana Chapter of the Indiana Native Plant & Wildlife Society, and an Advanced Master Gardener.

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Ready, Set, Start Over

In the back of my mind, there’s a vague memory of September 2019…it was gosh-awful hot and humid and very,...

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It Had Me at Hello!

Have you ever been strolling through a garden center and spotted an amazingly cool, completely...


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If at First You Don’t Succeed…

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Fall Garden Update

I sometimes hate to be right.  Based on the last few growing seasons, I was...


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Soil or Dirt?

About a zillion years ago, we took the Master Gardener class.  Our instructor, LC was...


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Japanese Stiltgrass – Good News, Bad News

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