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April 6, 2018 0 Comments

Trend Report: Perennials

Natural-Look Gardens + Sustainable GardeningMother Nature is the best landscape designer, so start with what grows here naturally. Think seasonal themes: stunning false indigo in early spring, bright summer coneflowers and milkweeds, graceful prairie dropseed and colorful bluestems and asters in the fall. Start with the natives for a sense...

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March 20, 2018 2 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 0 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 11 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 0 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 0 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 0 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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