"Keryn, this is a "regular" (ground, not tree) peony. They stay in the ground all year and come up bigger and better each year. These peonies do need a period of extended cold to flower and we get plenty of that here. Last fall, my husband…"
"Here is something new I tried this year - saw the idea on one of the FB pages. Attach gutter to a wall or fence and plant shallow-rooted veggies like lettuce and spinach. I also added the rest of my green onion bulbs.