Weeping Alaskan False Cypress (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Green Arrow') Photo Courtesy of The Tree Center Small Trees – Big Interest

September 8, 2017

If you have a smaller yard to work with but want to add in some height with trees, it can be tough to find ones that won’t outgrow their space and take over. There are many deciduous and evergreen trees to choose from that will stay small, but still provided plenty of year round interest… Read more >

Brass Buttons (Leptinella squalida) Best Lawn Alternatives

September 6, 2017

Whether you want to reduce the amount of lawn you currently have or you just don’t like lawn altogether, there are plenty of lawn alternatives available to use that can also help you save on watering and cut down on maintenance. Groundcovers: Quick spreading groundcovers are a great option if you’re looking for really low… Read more >

Four Season Interest Container Garden We’re Featured on Houzz!

June 21, 2017

We’re featured on Houzz in 12 Stylish Ways to Plant Your Summer Container Gardens! If you’ve been thinking of sprucing up your container gardens for Summer, take a look at these fun ideas. 12 Stylish Ways to Plant Your Summer Container Gardens

Mount Vernon Laurel Good groundcovers: 10 groundcovers that won’t overtake your garden

August 16, 2016

We strongly believe in the benefits of mulching your garden. Whether you use wood chips or composted mulch, there are huge benefits to covering and protecting your soil. But what’s even better than mulch? Living mulch! Groundcovers are not only aesthetically pleasing, but also provide many of the same benefits of mulch for your garden…. Read more >

Design ideas for your side yard

June 17, 2016

Most of us can identify an area of our garden that is underutilized. The long lost and forgotten space known as the side yard is the most commonly underutilized and sometimes the most challenging. Often it is out of sight and therefore out of mind. Everyone wants to maximize usable space in the garden, especially for… Read more >