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Plant of the Week: Lilac

April 6, 2021

Lilac, Syringa 12-15’ tall, 10-12’ wide Full sun Purple or white blooms in the Spring Perennial Shrub When lilacs are in bloom you will know because they smell absolutely wonderful and provide a show of […]

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Looking to start a new Spring tradition? Learn how to make maple syrup

March 22, 2021

Sugar Maples The Basics: Sugar Maple, Acer saccharum ​60-75′ Height and 40-50′ Spread Full Sun Beautiful red/orange foliage in Fall Deciduous Tree How to identify a Sugar Maple? 5 lobes on leaf U-shaped  margins between […]

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Plant of the Week: Azaleas and Rhododendrons

March 15, 2021

Azaleas & Rhododendrons: Both Spring Bloomers and look similar, but how are they different? All azaleas are rhododendrons, but not all rhododendrons are azaleas! It’s very easy to get these two plants confused. Here are […]

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Plant of the Week: Forsythia

March 1, 2021

Forsythia or Golden Bells, Forsythia spp. 2-10 ft tall and wide depending on the species Full sun to part shade Bright yellow blooms in early spring before leaves Perennial shrub Nothing announces spring is finally […]

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Plant of the Week: Winterberry

January 8, 2021

Winterberry or Hollyberry, Ilex verticillata 3-15 ft tall and wide depending on variety Full Sun to Part Shade Small white blooms in June-July Late fall berries hang onto stems and persist into the winter Perennial […]

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Plant of the Week: Shrub Yew

January 4, 2021

Shrub Yew, Taxus 4-20 feet tall and wide depending on variety Part to Full Shade Deep green needles and small, non showy red berries Perennial, evergreen shrub We are always looking for good shade plants […]

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Did you know…? Hanging Evergreens Is An Ancient Tradition

December 18, 2020

Nothing screams the holidays more than the fresh scent of cedar and pine.  The fragrance of evergreens have always played a large role in the spirit of Christmas.  Along with mistletoe and holly, evergreens have […]

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Plant of the Week: Globe Blue Spruce

December 14, 2020

Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce, Picea pungens Globosa​ 3-5 ft tall and 5-6 ft wide Full to Part Sun Bright blue needles in spring that fade to deeper blue Perennial shrub The Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce […]

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Did You Know…? Buying a Real Christmas Tree Is Better Than Buying A Fake One

December 11, 2020

Environmental Impact: Christmas trees support wildlife, provide oxygen for mother earth, grow in soils that don’t support other crops, benefit soil stabilization and water erosion.  Artificial trees are petroleum-based and created in factories that emit […]

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