When you need a little extra pop in your landscape, small shrubs are a great option. They are excellent for mixed plantings, defining borders, edging sidewalks, and creating beautiful low maintenance mass plantings that won’t overwhelm smaller landscapes. As an added bonus, smaller shrubs don’t usually need much pruning, so you have more … Continue Reading ››
If you’re looking for something unique in your spring garden, consider the oddly beautiful, inimitable Bergenia. With its fleshy, glossy leaves and stunning spring show, Bergenia is a superb addition to any landscape.
Also called pigsqueak for the cute squeaky sound produced when the leaves are rubbed together, Bergenia features flower spikes adorned with … Continue Reading ››
We'd like to introduce you to a truly delightful dogwood: Red Rover silky dogwood (Cornus obliqua 'Powell Gardens'). Red Rover is a compact selection- perfect for residential landscapes that might not have space for some of the larger dogwoods out there. Its many ornamental qualities only sweeten the deal. Here's the scoop on … Continue Reading ››
A great fall and winter landscape depends upon creating a long lasting riot of color and interest. The best way to achieve this amazing effect is by choosing a diversity of plants that color at different times and maintain some sort of interest throughout the winter season.
Here's a quick list of great options … Continue Reading ››
When the topic of trees with amazing fall color comes up, maples are always at the forefront of the discussion. Whether a golden yellow sugar maple, a burgundy Firefall seedless maple, or a fire red Autumn Blaze, everyone knows that maples are showy.
We love maples as much as anyone, but we wanted to … Continue Reading ››