As the seasons change, our plants change. It's easy to get used to the lush greens and colorful displays of summer and panic when our plants start to look worn out by the end of the season. In many cases, a bedraggled look in the fall garden is an entirely normal part of … 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 ››
When the topic of trees with amazing fall color comes up, maples are always at the forefront of the discussion. Whether a golden yellow sugar maple, a burgundy Firefall seedless maple, or a fire red Autumn Blaze, everyone knows that maples are showy.
We love maples as much as anyone, but we wanted to … Continue Reading ››
Oak trees are among the toughest, most beautiful, and longest lived trees in both our urban forests and native woodlands. Most people do not realize that oaks can also grow quite rapidly into nice sized shade trees. The misconception is that oaks are slow growing. We are consistently able to get oak trees … Continue Reading ››