If you love picking your own fruit, maybe it’s time to plant some apple trees! Whether you’re looking for fresh eating, sauce, or pie, we have an apple for you. Here’s our quick guide to growing apple trees right in your own backyard.
Where to Plant Apple Trees
Choose a spot in full sun with … Continue Reading ››
The spring show is in full swing and it is truly a sight to behold! If you’re realizing you need a little more spring in your step, erm, landscape, consider some of these gorgeous spring trees and shrubs:
Redbuds offer spectacular pink to near-red spring color. The branches of this medium sized … 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 ››
There are cool plants, and there are cool growing plants. Helleborus, also known as Lenten rose and hellebore, happens to be both. This outstanding perennial likes it cold, and emerges very early in the season to put on its show just when we winter weary gardeners need it most!
Long before our favorite summer … Continue Reading ››
You’ve prepared your beds and you’re itching to get the garden planted, but it’s still a bit chilly outside. Fret not! You can plant cold hardy crops before the last frost date!
Seedlings to Plant in Cool Weather
Cold weather crops like cabbage, broccoli, kohlrabi, and Brussels … Continue Reading ››