Plant Profile: Sage

November 19, 2020

For most, sage is used once or twice a year to season the turkey at Thanksgiving or spice up a dish or two at Christmas but it has many medicinal uses along with its aromatic flavor. Salvia officinalis is the common culinary sage and is grown all over the world. It reaches 1-3 feet high…. Read more >

Plant of the Month: Chief Joseph Lodgepole Pine

January 8, 2020

Although there’s not too much blooming and showing off this time of year, you can still find a handful of plants that can brighten up any winter day. Chief Joseph Lodgepole Pine (Pinus contorta ‘Chief Joseph’) will add a bit of sunny yellow to your garden where color may be lacking in winter. In winter,… Read more >

Plant of the Month: Euphorbia

December 11, 2019

These evergreen plants work hard to provide all season interest. They can be placed in partial to full sun areas and are a fuss free plant in general. Most types are heat tolerant, but they should be watered regularly during their first growing season to help establish a good root system. Another benefit to these… 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 >

Plant of the Month: Rudbeckia

August 9, 2019

Of all the planting plans that we’ve used Rudbeckia on, I can’t believe we haven’t included this one in our Plant of the Month lineup! Rudbeckias are herbaceous perennials with daisy like flowers that come in shades of yellow, red, and orange. They’re great for waterwise gardens as they handle periods of drought well and… Read more >