Plant of the Month: Jack Frost Brunnera

May 10, 2019

Jack Frost Brunnera (Brunnera macrophylla ‘Jack Frost’) is a herbaceous perennial that has green, heart shaped foliage overlaid with a silvery lacework pattern. Small, light blue flowers rise above the foliage and add even more color in the spring. This plant can be used en masse to create a bright groundcover or used as an… Read more >

10 Drought Tolerant Plants

May 3, 2019

These 10 drought tolerant plants will help you create a more water wise, low maintenance garden. Keep in mind that while these are drought tolerant once established, they will take anywhere from 2-5 years to fully establish and require less watering. If you’re experiencing an extended period of drought, these plants will also very much… Read more >

Plant of the Month: Magnolia

April 5, 2019

Magnolia’s (for the most part) bloom on bare wood making this a stunning plant to see in the spring landscape. They come in various sizes from large multi-trunked shrubs, small to large trees, and some can even be trained as espalier’s against walls and fences. Before they bloom, they’re easily identified by their fuzzy flower… Read more >

Plants for Hummingbirds

March 19, 2019

If you have a hummingbird feeder, chances are it has some kind of red on it and that’s not by coincidence. The color red, along with other bright colors, is a favorite among hummingbirds because it helps them find the tastiest nectar. If you’re wanting to attract hummingbirds to your garden, these plants will do… Read more >

Alternatives to High Maintenance Plants

February 26, 2019

High maintenance plants can cause many problems in your garden from growing too big for their space, taking over structures, pruning nightmares, and a lot of messes and hassle that make people frustrated and tired of spending day after day in the garden instead of enjoying it. But, if your goal is a gorgeous garden,… Read more >