How to plant peonies

How to plant peonies
Pick a mostly sunny location. I always think they do best with a bit of midday shade but that isn’t always an option. Give them space. You don’t want root interference from nearby trees or shrubs. Remember that it will be a big plant one day and plan ahead.
Prepare your bed before planting. You want plenty of good, loose soil and organic matter. Instructions will come with your bare roots as to the depth of planting; generally the eyes (at the top of the root) should be just an inch or two deep.
There is an abundance of wonderful information online to read over the winter while you wait for your first shoots to emerge. Go ahead, Google it, and you will be a pro by spring.


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