Evergreens pull a lot of weight in the landscape. They are indispensable for screening and windbreaks, provide interest all year long, and come in a plethora of shapes and sizes. In addition to their visual appeal, evergreens provide essential habitat and cover for birds and wildlife all through the year, especially … 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 ››
Maples, serviceberries, and oaks are classics for their vibrant late season color, but don't stop at trees when planning your fall landscape. For a fall garden that glows from the ground up, plant some of our favorite perennials for fall color.
Perennials for Great Fall Color
Coral Bells and Foam Flowers Heucheras, Heucherellas, … Continue Reading ››
Imagine a peaceful evergreen forest; all cool air and diffused light through cascading deep green branches. Nesting birds sing in the distance. The smell of moss.
Now imagine this effect in your home landscape. It’s a beautiful thought, and even in landscapes with limited sunlight it is within reach. The shade tolerant Canadian Hemlock … Continue Reading ››
Oft overlooked, never disappointing, Norway spruce is an old standby. A reliable, large evergreen that thrives in our cold climate. What the humble Norway lacks in high ornamental value, it makes up for in easy care and a fast growth rate.
One of the fastest growing spruce we carry, Norway spruce is an excellent … Continue Reading ››