The garden world is rife with unseen delights. Some are simply hidden, like the fat carroty roots of peonies that we marvel at only when forced to dig one out. Some are heard and not seen, like an unfamiliar bird call somewhere in the distance that leads to (sometimes hilarious) attempts to describe … Continue Reading ››
At the intersection of edible landscaping and pollinator gardening, Prunus Americana is poised to please. The free-spirited gardener interested in creating a food forest and planting for pollinators will adore the American Plum. Likewise, this spring specimen works marvelously in more manicured gardens as long as regular pruning is performed.
The American Plum is … Continue Reading ››
Would you like to add an ornamental tree to your landscape that produces beautiful blossoms tat last 5 to 10 times longer than most other ornamental flowering trees? Would you also like it to have a modest size … Continue Reading ››
In recent days, a heavenly sweet fragrance has filled the air in the woods where we live, all around our nursery office, and in certain areas of our tree production and sales areas. I've been looking forward to the blossoming of the Basswood trees throughout the winter that would not end and a spring that … Continue Reading ››
Very few ornamental trees can match trees form hydrangeas for beautiful blossoms, ability to grow well in part sun or full sun, few disease issues, very long bloom time, compact size, and easy maintenance. Wholesale nurseries prune hydrangea shrubs into small trees with a single stem, with the first branches at heights varying from 24" … Continue Reading ››