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 ››
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 ››
If you're searching for a small ornamental tree for your landscape, consider the Amber Jubilee Ninebark tree. Sizing up to 5 to 7 feet, it's a great choice where something showy but compact is the order of the day.
Ninebark is known for its funky peeling bark, and this feature is showcased particularly well … Continue Reading ››