I spotted some “dwarf rhododendrons” at my favorite nursery. Would I be able to grow these rhododendrons in a pot, and would they need any special care?
Virtues: We love Ilex crenata ‘Steeds’ for its lustrous deep green foliage that becomes darker with age, keeping gardens in green color all year. Small white flowers bloom in early spring followed by tiny, dark purplish-blue berries in late summer … Read Article
Can I grow cacti and succulents in a terrarium?
Whether they’re in a salad or a sandwich, there is nothing like biting into crisp, fresh leafy greens. Not only can leafy veggies enhance delectable meals, but also most are teeming with wholesome nutrients necessary for keeping a healthy lifestyle.
Virtues: We love Ilex glabra ‘Densa’ for its lustrous, dark green foliage that creates a dense display all year round. White flowers bloom from early spring into summer followed by tiny, rounded jet-black fruits in fall through spring, often enjoyed … Read Article
Starting plants from seed is a rewarding experience often leading to a garden full of beautiful, thriving plants that have been loved and nurtured with your own two hands from their inception.
I want to use bamboo as a screen, but I’ve heard it can spread. Is this true and would it be easy to cut the stems back if it gets out of bounds?
Virtues: We love Aster ‘October Skies’ for its bundles of lavender blue flowers with golden centers that bloom during late summer into fall. Aromatic, bushy rich blue-green foliage creates the perfect backdrop to the charming flowers.
Biting into a fresh ripe tomato picked directly from the vine will fill your taste buds with tantalizing flavor that store-bought tomatoes just don’t have. But what about when you have unripe, green tomatoes at the season’s end? Do you … Read Article
What is a keyhole garden?
Virtues: We love Liatris spicata for its wand-like spikes that bloom with clusters of radiant, feathery purple flower heads throughout late summer and early fall, atop rigid, upright stems over clumps of grass-like foliage.