Everyone loves a fast grower. It's a thrilling thing to watch a young rock ‘n roll tree put on explosive growth in a season. In the nursery, we've marveled at the audacity of an Autumn Blaze maple that doubles in size in a summer. But it ain't all about speed, folks.
While we love … 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 ››
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 ››