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 >

Plant of the Month: Sarcococca

February 14, 2019

Sarcococca, also known as Sweet Box, is a winter blooming favorite. The glossy, evergreen foliage is always welcome around this time of year when many other plants lack the greenery we so crave in winter time. While its foliage is a nice sight, the tiny white flowers are why we chose this as plant of… Read more >

Plants for the English Cottage Garden Style

February 8, 2019

The English Landscape style has a naturalistic and eclectic feel to it. Using colorful perennials, mixed plant borders, and gravel pathways, this style creates an organic flow in the garden. It is inspired by paintings by artists like Poussin and Lorrain and was a reaction to the more formal gardens that preceded them. English Landscape… Read more >

Winter Sun Hybrid Mahonia (Mahonia x media 'Winter Sun') Photo Courtesy of Great Plant Picks Plant of the Month: Winter Sun Hybrid Mahonia

January 15, 2019

To kick the year off with a bright spark is the Winter Sun Hybrid Mahonia (Mahonia x media ‘Winter Sun’). This architectural evergreen has fragrant, bright yellow blooms in December/January. The glossy evergreen frond-like foliage grows in upright whorls along its branches which make it a great choice for a focal plant for all seasons…. Read more >