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March 20, 2018 No Comments

New for 2018: Shrubs

2018 brings new selections of North American natives for small spaces. Add flashes of seasonal color and structure to perennial beds with these new choices. For those looking for a statement, check out some of the larger hydrangeas, winterberries, and viburnums available.Small Space ShrubsLowscape Chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa) 12-24" tall, 18-24"...

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March 9, 2018 No Comments

The Edible Garden: Potatoes

Selecting VarietiesKennebec: late maturing (110-140 days). Oblong, white-skinned, general use potato. Do not over fertilize, this leads to poor production.Red Pontiac: early maturing (80 days) One of the most adaptable red potatoes with the most consistent flavor. Deep red skin and eyes with white flesh.Yukon Gold: matures in mid-season (90-100...

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March 6, 2018 No Comments

New for 2018: Trees

This is the year to add a beautiful ornamental specimen to your landscape. There have been some exciting breakthroughs in color and hardiness in Crabapples and Japanese Maples. We've picked up a few trees with smaller mature sizes to expand our selection for small urban lots. Stop in and chat...

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February 15, 2018 No Comments

Plant Profile: Orchids

Orchids are an interior design staple, with graceful flower spikes loaded with colorful flowers that can last for months. Their roots often protrude from the pot and circle the deep green basal leaves, adding to the plant's sculptural look. There are over 30,000 different varieties of orchids all around the...

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January 5, 2018 No Comments

Plant Profile: Bromeliads

Bromeliads are native to the rain forests of South America. The “blooms” are actually colorful, long-lasting bracts. They're easy to care for houseplants that add color to our winter homes.Environment In their rainforest homes, bromeliads grow on rocks or trees. Their root systems are small, so plant them in small...

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December 10, 2017 No Comments

Plant Profile: Amaryllis

Amaryllis are some of our favorite winter plants. The giant, long-lasting flowers add life to holiday mantles and tablescapes. Amaryllis grow kits are the perfect gift for gardeners and plant-lovers, giving them an opportunity to get their hands into soil. Watching the flower's stalk slowly emerge from the bulb and...

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December 6, 2017 No Comments

Plant Profile: Poinsettias

Poinsettias are a staple of Christmas decorating and gifting. Native to Central America, they were introduced to the United States in 1825 by Joel Poinsett, a U.S. ambassador to South America. The colorful bracts are the plant’s leaves, the tiny yellow centers are the true flowers. Poinsettias have gotten a...

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