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 ››
Dwarf bush honeysuckle is a versatile shrub that is a workhorse in the landscape. Tolerant of tough sites and flexible in its sun requirements, it's a great choice where you need low maintenance color.
We love this shrub and recommend it often, and that's not because we're boring, but because it is such a … Continue Reading ››
No, we didn't add a bakery to the nursery, but we do want to sing the praises of a certain shrub that sounds good enough to eat: Blue Muffin Viburnum.
Blue Muffin is a fabulous selection of arrowwood viburnum (Viburnum dentatum) that boasts white spring flowers, glossy foliage, great fall color, and extremely cute … Continue Reading ››
Looking for a large shrub that blooms throughout summer and doesn’t require much maintenance beyond occasional pruning? Of course you are! Consider Proven Winners Sonic Bloom® Red Weigela wherever your garden could use a burst of red.
Tubular, lipstick red flowers cover this weigela in spring, and due to its large size (about 5’ … Continue Reading ››
This year’s spring was a long, cold affair. The grey skies and cold rains had gardeners poised right on the edge of madness. We weren’t the only ones in a frustrating holding pattern. Our plants patiently waited for signs that it was safe to emerge from their winter slumber. And boy did we … Continue Reading ››