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 >

How to Care for Peonies in the Fall

October 4, 2018

Peonies offer some of the best fragrant flowers in the garden and for flower arrangements. These tips will get your herbaceous peonies ready for fall and winter so they can have the best start in the spring. Once the foliage starts to turn yellow and die back, use clean pruners to remove all of the… Read more >

Plants for the Prairie Garden Style

September 28, 2018

The Prairie garden style is usually characterized by swaths of grasses, horizontally structured plants, and repetition. This style is inspired by the open and flat mid-west landscape and its characteristics are used to bring attention to the relationship between the sky and landscape. This Prairie style lends itself well to bigger gardens but that doesn’t… Read more >

What to Expect When You’re Expecting (A Beautiful Landscape)

June 29, 2018

Whether you’ve added in a handful of new plants to your garden or have completely remodeled your outdoor space, these tips and tricks will help you understand what to expect with a new landscape and how to take care of your new garden. Plants When designing a space, the mature size of the plants you… Read more >

Garden Hack of the Month: Pruning Sedum x ‘Autumn Joy’

June 15, 2018

Autumn Joy Sedum is a great late summer-fall bloomer that benefits from summer pruning to keep it looking its best. Pruning Autumn Joy Sedum in June will result in a shorter height which means the stems will be stronger. They’ll be less likely to flop over, and the growing habit of the plant will be… Read more >