May 10, 2019

No shade garden is complete without the addition of ferns. Ferns are versatile plants that thrive in woodland conditions. Perennial ferns are easy to grow and widely cultivated, with dozens Read more >

Trees for small spaces

Mar 08, 2019

Ornamental trees add a vertical element to a garden that can provide both interest to a space and a little bit of shade. While many larger trees can overwhelm a Read more >

Plants for winter interest

Jan 15, 2019

With many plants going dormant, lots of gardens lack interest in the winter. Good garden designs will have a balance of evergreen and deciduous plants, providing some green year-round and Read more >

Lawn maintenance

Nov 02, 2018

Keeping up with lawn maintenance can be very rewarding and is just a matter of knowing when to do what. Starting in early spring, remove twigs, leaves and any other Read more >

Ornamental Grasses

Oct 01, 2018

Ornamental grasses provide excellent structure and grace to a garden. The texture provided by grasses often provides contrast to the broader leaves of shrubs and other plants in our beds. Read more >