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Best Early Spring Flowers for your Landscape
The days are getting longer. Buds swell on once dormant branches. Green crocus sprouts rise from the earth as if to greet the sun making its way back to the northern hemisphere. Looking out your window into the late winter garden, you can tell it's still brisk outside, but as your eyes scan across the yard you feel the anticipation with the first signs of spring. Upon us now are the times where we daydream about the season to come at the first signs of spring.
In the days and weeks just ahead your garden plants will awaken from the long winter sleep, and a new season will be upon us. One of the most beautiful things about nature is its rhythm and harmony if you paying attention. Where for every season, there are plants that are at their peak interest and on full display. And for every plant, there is a season" when they are in their prime, and help to define the garden over time.Read More
Boxwood Shrubs that Stay Green in Winter
Few plants rival boxwood shrubs for winter color. Boxwoods are truly a classic evergreen shrub that has been a favorite of American gardeners for hundreds of years. The dark green leaves of boxwoods add permanence to the garden and can be kept trimmed into hedges and privacy screens.
The best part about boxwoods is they are deer-resistant. If you live in an area of high deer pressure you can safely use boxwoods in your garden.Read More
8 Shrubs to Plant Now for Spring Blooms
Fall is a great time to start to think about spring flowers. Many tree and shrubs set flower buds for the spring during the cool fall days. Others will flower on new growth that bursts from the base when the temperatures begin to warm. We’ve selected eight of our favorite plants that are perfect for planting in the fall.Read More