Posted: 27/02/2015 at 18:05
Their reputation is that peonies hate to be moved but I have found that not to be the case. I divide, move them etc and they flower often following year. the secret is to plant them shallowly as has been said. And a big no to growing them in pots.
I agree too that slugs are prob the reason for your perennials disappearing Kim. Especially in early spring. At least protect them during this time