Virtues: We love climbing hydrangea for its ability to act as groundcover or climb up walls and trellises, all while offering a wonderful showcase of rich, dark green foliage that contrasts beautifully against the clusters of white, fragrant flowers in … Read Article
Virtues: We love jack-in-the-pulpit for its striking and bizarre flower structure, which gives rise to its common name. This perennial also offers visual interest after its spring flowers fade.
Virtues: We love creeping mazus for its stunning mat-like foliage that creeps over the ground in a carpet of deep green. In spring through summer, the groundcover is speckled with tiny clusters of bluish-purple, tubular flowers with white centers spotted … Read Article
Virtues: We love Sugar Tyme crabapple for its glossy, rich green ovate foliage and stunning pink flower buds that blossom into fragrant, snowy white flowers in spring. Masses of radiant red crabapples appear in fall and stay throughout winter.
Virtues: We love pagoda dogwood for its elegant form and small size, which makes it a great specimen tree for a small garden space. This ornamental spring-flowering tree attracts birds with its late-summer fruit and it can host the larvae … Read Article
Virtues: We love Oregon grape for the striking foliage with new growth emerging in spring in a radiant shade of bronze-red, changing into a rich green; in mid-spring, bursts of tiny, fragrant, bright yellow flowers bloom, followed by clusters of … Read Article
Virtues: We love Hicks’s yew for its stunning deep green foliage that offers a magnificent display in landscapes all year, and its compact form. Bright red, rounded fruits appear in fall, offering a striking contrast against the rich foliage.
Virtues: We love rhubarb for its tangy yet sweet, crisp flavor, the perfect companion for strawberries or the main ingredient in pies, jams and jellies.
Virtues: We love ‘Bull’s Blood’ beets for their deep red-burgundy foliage and dark reddish pink roots (the beets). With sweet-tasting, gorgeously colored foliage and tender baby beets, these easy-to-grow vegetables make the perfect addition to salads and other recipes.
Virtues: We love American cranberry bush for its rich green foliage and the charming clusters of tiny, white flowers that bloom through late spring, later revealing small, cranberry-red berries in fall.
Virtues: We love Agave ellemetiana for the lush, waxy, green leaves that arch away from each other, creating a display of bold color and eye-catching form.