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Staking Perennials

Learn how to stake tall perennials to keep them from falling over in your garden with these tips from Lowe's gardening expert, William Moss. Get more information in the article at Stake your perennials in early spring when they are still small. Put the stake several inches from the stem and push the stake into the ground about 3 to 6 inches. Attach the stem using plant ties. Make sure you keep the ties lose to allow the plant to grow. With clumped perennials, use several stakes and connect them using twine or mesh. Peonies need side support. You can enclose them in a ring or allow them to grow through a metal grid. For more gardening tips like these, visit For all the supplies you'll need for your garden, visit Subscribe to Lowe's YouTube for great how to videos and home improvement tips: Or head to our channel: -- Never Stop Improving
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