Even a small house on a city lot can plant a series of trees and woody perennials to capture carbon while creating a beautiful landscape. Trees that can withstand the wind and snow, add layers of shade to your home, bring oxygen into the air and help disperse the heat they give off. Even if…
The climbing Hydrangea is a woody, vine species of hydrangea belonging to the Hydrangeaceae family. The plant is native to Japan, Siberia, and the Korean peninsula.This plant has two plant types or cultivators you’ll find at the garden center – firefly climbing hydrangea and Miranda climbing hydrangea.
Yard edging is giving plants their space to grow no matter how small, or large the landscape is. Not sure how to edge your garden? Let me help you do it in five different ways.
Miniature gardens are adapted from Japanese bonsai gardens, taking the idea of shaping and caring for a miniature tree for relaxation and creating a new way of gardening.
Invariably organic gardeners face the question, which type of compost bin should I buy? A stationary bin or tumbler? And how large?
Here’s a guide to making any windowsill or small space come alive with plants, herbs, and even flowers!
Hardy orchids are not for the faint-of-heart gardener but those who love plants have found success growing them as natives among a wildflower planting, in a shaded garden or as a cherished, and protected, specimen plant.
The dogwood tree is an attractive tree in every season of the year. In the springtime, dogwood trees burst into full blooms blanketing the woodlands in white. In the fall, the same trees provide a wonderful “turning of the leaves” autumn experience. They also produce delightful red berries that provide sustenance for birds.
Transplant shock occurs because plants and trees are designed to stay in one place. Transplanting is more than just moving the plant. Gardeners need to think about how to reduce transplant shock. Some plants thrive in their new surroundings and terrain, while others perish. What is Transplant Shock? Plant transplant shock is caused by harm…
it’s best to grow your own chamomile. It is so easy to grow, and when you produce it yourself you know, it is natural and pure.
We get asked every year on: “How to prepare rose bushes for winter? How do I winterize roses?” There are many different types of winter weather homeowners experience in the northern part of the country. This makes it hard for roses to grow and reach their full potential during the growing season. Depending on location…
Purple fountain grass – Pennisetum setaceum “Rubrum” is an ornamental landscape grass. Its foxtail plumes and striking burgundy foliage show up well when surrounded by contrasting plants. This herbaceous perennial grass is heat tolerant and grows well in poor soil.
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