Everyone loves a fast grower. It's a thrilling thing to watch a young rock ‘n roll tree put on explosive growth in a season. In the nursery, we've marveled at the audacity of an Autumn Blaze maple that doubles in size in a summer. But it ain't all about speed, folks.
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Whether you're looking for a tall hedge or diminutive foundation shrub, look no further than viburnum. Showy flowers, fall color, and charming berries are all served up when viburnum is on the menu. Most are happy in sun to partial shade and appreciate evenly moist soil. Let's look at our favorite varieties!
Few plants herald spring as cheerfully as forsythia. Before the leaves show their faces, this shrub’s branches are covered in bright yellow flowers from top to bottom. As the flowers fade, the clean green foliage emerges and maintains nice color all summer.
Varieties like the extremely hardy Meadowlark (10’ x 10’) and tough … Continue Reading ››
Whether you're interested in alleviating erosion in your yard or improving water quality in lakes and rivers, rain gardens are a worthy endeavor. Not only utilitarian, rain gardens add interest and beauty to your landscape and make a great conversation piece.
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Oak trees are among the toughest, most beautiful, and longest lived trees in both our urban forests and native woodlands. Most people do not realize that oaks can also grow quite rapidly into nice sized shade trees. The misconception is that oaks are slow growing. We are consistently able to get oak trees … Continue Reading ››