Plant of the Month: Fothergilla

October 18, 2019

If you’re looking for a multi-season stunner that packs a colorful punch in fall, Fothergilla is a great option for you. Fothergilla is a deciduous, compact, mounding shrub that works well as hedges or in shrub borders. In spring, it has fragrant white bottlebrush-like flowers that cover the entire shrub. The blooms are followed by… Read more >

Creepy Plants for Halloween

October 2, 2019

While there’s plenty of pumpkins and scarecrows to decorate with, the right plants can also add a spooky touch to your Halloween decorations. Take a look at these interesting plants. Black Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon planiscapus ‘Nigrescens’)- This evergreen ornamental grass has purple/black grass-like foliage which clumps and spreads slowly. Small purple flowers emerge in spring… Read more >

Plant of the Month: Autumn Joy Stonecrop

September 13, 2019

As summer turns into fall, you’ve probably started noticing that your garden is changing, too. Our plant of the month, Autumn Joy Stonecrop (Sedum x ‘Autumn Joy’), is no exception to this change and it can really liven up the fall garden. This sturdy perennial sedum has fresh green, succulent foliage that feels rubbery and… Read more >

What is Dry Farming?

June 12, 2019

Dry farming, also known as dryland farming, is a type of farming where crops are grown without supplemental irrigation (some often refer to dry farming as farms that don’t use municipal water, as well). Dry farming techniques have been used for years and can be implemented at both large and small scales. In dry farming,… Read more >

Plant of the Month: Birch Hybrid Bellflower

May 31, 2019

If you’ve ever been on our Facebook or Instagram feeds, you’ll know that this plant is no stranger to us. Birch Hybrid Bellflower (Campanula x ‘Birch Hybrid’) is a showy evergreen perennial that blooms over a long season from mid-spring through summer. The purple-blue flowers are cup shaped and cover almost the entire plant which… Read more >