Under colorful blankets of blooms and tall inflorescenses, our plants' foliage can remain overlooked. This isn't entirely fair. Afterall, foliage faithfully absorbs light, makes food, breathes, and releases excess water for our plants. It is, in a word, essential.
Lucky for gardeners, foliage isn't only utilitarian, but also often beautiful. Why not celebrate leaves, … Continue Reading ››
Are you in a hurry for a big shade tree but you have a tough site? Consider an elm. Elms are one of the fastest growing trees we carry, and after a few years you will have a nice sized tree standing proudly in your landscape. Super tough and not picky about soil, … Continue Reading ››
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:
Chokeberry – Chokeberries … 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 ››
Hardy mums are out on the benches! It might feel a little early to be talking about these fall stunners, but timing is important with mums if you want to enjoy them year after year. (And we know you do!)
Here are our tips for growing magnificent mums:
Get them in early! Don’t wait until … Continue Reading ››