Plant of the Month: Sarcococca

February 14, 2019

Sarcococca, also known as Sweet Box, is a winter blooming favorite. The glossy, evergreen foliage is always welcome around this time of year when many other plants lack the greenery we so crave in winter time. While its foliage is a nice sight, the tiny white flowers are why we chose this as plant of… 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 >

Garden Hack of the Month: Use A Rain Barrel

April 10, 2018

With our rainy spring weather hitting us in full force, many of us are probably in the mindset that we don’t need to worry so much about watering our plants right now. But what happens in the middle of July or August when the summer heat really sets in? While your plants might not need… Read more >

Garden Hack of the Month: Perennial Fruits & Veggies

March 7, 2018

We all love our perennial flowers because we can get them planted and established and then they continue to bloom year after year without a ton of fuss. But what about the fruits and veggies in your garden? We spend a lot of time amending the soil, sowing seeds, watering, keeping pests (and our furry… Read more >

Before, During, and After Sheet Mulching Garden Hack of the Month: Sheet Mulching

November 15, 2017

Although we’ve seen plenty of rain and wind the past couple of weeks, it’s a good time to think about any changes you’d like to make to your garden before the nice weather returns in Spring and Summer. A big change that many people are starting to make is getting rid of lawn area, as… Read more >