Many of us delight in watching birds flit around the yard; their high energy and cheerful song make the garden feel so alive! Summer is a feast for birds and the gardeners who enjoy watching them, but when the abundant food and warmth have passed, birds that stay for winter rely on whatever … Continue Reading ››
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.
This native … 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 ››
If you’re wanting a striking perennial that needs minimum care to produce maximum results, take a look at the False Indigo or Baptisia. Some also refer to this as "False Lupine". A sun to part sun perennial, it will mature to a size of approximately … Continue Reading ››
These highly unusual times during which most of us are staying at home to dial down the spread of Coronavirus have resulted in most of us feeling a bit stir-crazy. For a great many of us a sure fire and pleasant cure for stir crazy is time spent getting our gardens in good … Continue Reading ››