Category Archives: Shrubs

A Dazzling Fall Color and winter Landscape

 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. 

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Rain Garden Basics

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.

If you're curious about rain gardens but don't know where to start, we've … Continue Reading ››

Fantastic Foliage

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 ››