5 Favorite Blueberry Varieties

November 30, 2018

Although we’re well into fall and soon to be winter, blueberries always sound good. These 5 varieties of blueberries will have you thinking of summer days. While they’re most well known for their delicious fruit in summer, the foliage also has excellent fall color ranging from maroons to yellows to purples. Sunshine Blue Blueberry (Vaccinium… Read more >

5 Colorful Shrubs for Winter

November 12, 2018

While many plants shine in spring, summer, or fall, these 5 colorful evergreen shrubs will hold their own throughout winter and every other season. Scarletta Fetterbush (Leucothoe fontanesiana ‘Zeblid’)– Scarlet-purple leaves pop out of this evergreen, shiny deep-green shrub in spring and has bronze-red fall coloring. In winter the foliage has tinges of bronze-red making… Read more >

Moon Garden Plants

September 12, 2018

While most of us tend to appreciate our gardens in the daylight when we can see all the blooms and unique foliage, there are also plenty of options for enjoying your garden at night. Moon gardens are usually planted with white blooms, bright foliage, fragrant flowers, and night blooming plants that will catch your eye… Read more >

Hedges Other than Arbs Hedges Other Than Arborvitaes

May 2, 2018

When we want to screen a neighbor or some kind of feature from our yard or a window, we reach for the plants. When you think of hedges, one of the first plants that come to mind for a lot of people are arborvitaes. But, while they grow fairly fast, they’re not a very long-lived… Read more >

Medicinal Plants You Can Grow in Your Garden

April 27, 2018

Medicinal plants can sometimes sound like a scary thing but these easy to find and grow plants all have wonderful health benefits. Always remember that you should start out with small doses of anything new so that you know how you tolerate it. It’s also important to know exactly where you’re getting these from. You… Read more >