Every year as winter fades and spring begins, I look forward with great anticipation to the flowering of the Forsythia shrubs and the Redbud trees. The riot of intense yellow and magenta colored blossoms lift my spirit and renews hope for another growing season full of garden delights.
We will once again be participating in the annual Northfield Home and Garden Show on Saturday, April 5th, at the Northfield Arena, 1280 Bollenbacher Drive, Northfield. Admission is free! Starting at 9 am to 3 pm - be sure to check out all of the businesses! This is a wonderful opportunity to connect … Continue Reading ››
One of our most popular lilacs this year has been the new release from the National Arboretum - a member of the "U.S. Flag" series, Declaration Lilac. A smaller lilac - 6'-8' in height and 6'-7' in width, Declaration's large, fragrant reddish purple flowers are super showy! Clean foliage, it has shown good mildew resistance. … Continue Reading ››
Very few flowering shrubs can equal the dazzling display that the Rhododendron family puts on in early spring. Wherever acidic soil and good drainage are found in zones 4 through 10, Rhododendrons can thrive, and delight the eye.
Azaleas are a sub-group of Rhododendrons and fortunately, a very winter hardy group of Azaleas has been developed … Continue Reading ››
What's doing the blooming this week? The … Continue Reading ››