Gardening Trends for 2021
What is new for 2021? What’s trending? What can new and experienced gardeners look forward to in the new year? After combing through sales, speaking with industry experts, and talking with customers, we've compiled our top ten trends in gardening for 2021. From single color gardens, to outdoor living spaces, cutting your own bouquets and growing your own food, we can't wait to watch these trends take root and grow.Learn More
How to Add Winter Interest to your Garden
As we approach the first days of winter, we do not need to say goodbye to our gardens until spring. You can strategically plant some trees, shrubs and flowers that shine in winter to create a peaceful winter wonderland.
In gardening and landscaping, winter interest is a term used to describe plants that have unique eye-catching characteristics in colder months: bark textures, twig and bark colors, berry colors, moving grasses, and flowers that bloom in winter.Read More
Perennials for Fall Planters: Ornamental Grasses
Fall planting doesn’t only apply to fast growing trees, but perennials too! While there’s many perennial options you can plant in the fall to enjoy next spring, there’s a few ornamental grasses that thrive in containers. No need to wait for early spring to arrive when you can add interest to your lawn or fall garden now!Read More
Growing a Wild, Naturalistic Garden Landscape
All around the world, cities have seen wildlife return to areas where tourists aren’t crowding them out this year. It’s a beautiful reminder that nature is a powerhouse: left untamed, the natural world will create its own sense of balance and beauty. Rather than fight these forces, a wonderful way to design your home garden design is to embrace what nature does best and let your landscaping run wild with a naturalistic feel.Read More
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