Flowers are so obvious. Huge blooms, flashy colors, sweet smells. But what about after the flowers have faded? Grasses, the unsung heroes of the landscaping world, step in to pick up the slack! Tough and low maintenance, grasses are excellent for providing texture and vertical interest even in the cold winter months.
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Maples and Oaks are known for their superb fall foliage, but sometimes you need a pop of color with a smaller footprint. Good news! There are several handsome shrubs that will stun all season and then light up your fall landscape.
Here are some of our favorite shrubs for fall color:
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Is it ok to plant now? Tips for fall planting.
As the season winds down, we are often asked if it’s still ok to plant trees. We have good news! It is an excellent time to plant! The cooler weather is gentler on new plantings and makes it easier to … Continue Reading ››
It’s that time of year again. The whitetail bucks are out rubbing their antlers on your trees! Young trees, from 1”-6” in diameter, need to be protected with white plastic tree wrap to a height of 4 feet. It’s essential to use white tree wraps that reflect the harsh winter sunlight; using something … Continue Reading ››
Gardeners know a special feeling. The certain, singular contentment of picking fresh fruit, harvest basket in hand and the sun on your shoulders, is incomparable to nearly any other human experience. And it makes sense, gathering food is as old as humankind.
Gardening is a labor of love. Time, money, sweat; there is investment … Continue Reading ››