Shade Lovin’ Plants

Shade Lovin’ Plants

While all plants use sunlight as their energy source, many plants thrive in part shade to full shade. Part shade is lightly filtered sun, or 3-5 hours of morning sun, sometimes found on the east side of buildings and under the light shade of trees. Full shade is 1-3...
Art in the Garden

Art in the Garden

This Saturday would have been our annual Gardener’s Art Fest and although we cannot host our favorite artists on site this summer, we can feature some of their work. We started the Gardener’s Art Fest over 20 years ago and from the beginning have chosen...
Plant a Pollinator Garden

Plant a Pollinator Garden

Butterflies, birds, bees, bats, and beetles are pollinators. They transfer pollen to fertilize plants. Every third bite of food you eat grew because of pollination to a seed-producing plant. Your morning coffee and blueberry muffin, lunch salad, and chocolate-covered...
Evergreens Give Year Round Yard Envy

Evergreens Give Year Round Yard Envy

Do you like a natural, tranquil look in a garden? Maybe you keep your landscape more formal and tidy. Evergreens offer a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors for year round interest. Some make great hedges, others become bird habitats. All make a statement in...
June Is The Month For Perennials

June Is The Month For Perennials

Why plant perennials? They usually live more than two years and flower annually. Planting different perennials allows you to have a succession of blooming plants from early spring up to late fall frost. Perennials not only bring beauty to your yard, they provide...
Add Whimsy with Mini-Gardens

Add Whimsy with Mini-Gardens

Miniature gardening is not just for kids!  “You’re never too old to be young,” said Snow White, so nurture your creativity by adding a little whimsy to your garden.  Involve children in your project to bring the generations together, or make your garden a magical play...