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
The Haunting History of Fiddle Leaf Fig Trees
If you’ve been on social media these past years, you are no stranger to this lifestyle “it” plant. In the wild, Ficus lyrata is known as a banyan fig tree. These trees have a unique, yet haunting growth habit known as epiphyte. Learn more in this blog!Read More
The Best Plants for Creating a Japanese Garden
Historically, Zen Gardens were created to provide peace in times of war and strife. With all that’s going on in the world, it’s important to take time and create space for solitude, reflection, and relaxation. You can achieve this spiritual haven in your own backyard with elements including water, rocks, and plants.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
As our population surges, our suburbs, which once were a place of rolling green hills, beautiful trees, and landscaped gardens are being squeezed and condensed into more and more concrete, asphalt, brick mortar and stone. As land is becoming scarce, our trees and green spaces are being reduced to make room for urban sprawl creating heat islands. So how do we mitigate these effects? One solution is to plant trees and grow shade.Read More