In the search for a long-blooming, easy-care shrub, Proven Winners Double Play Doozie® Spirea tops the list. Declared the Proven Winners shrub of the year for 2022, this medium-sized shrub packs a big punch.
Double Play Doozie® shines in spring with vibrant red new growth that matures to a nice green. A flurry of … Continue Reading ››
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 ››
The season is winding down and fall cleanup is imminent in many of our gardens. If you plan to cut your plants back for winter, make sure you do so thoughtfully. Many of our favorite landscape plants don't need a fall pruning. In fact, cutting them back might mean no flowers next year, … Continue Reading ››
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.
Here's a quick list of great options … Continue Reading ››
Fall is here and you know what that means- it's time to talk about the best shrubs for fall color. We have so many favorites, but these three are absolute standouts this year!
Fall Color Shrubs We Love
Strobe Weigela Green leaves are kissed with bronze throughout the summer and take on a deeper bronze … Continue Reading ››