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Russian Cypress

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Virtues: A rugged, dense evergreen shrub that makes a nice evergreen mat. Foliage turns bronze or purplish bronze in winter, for something “different.” A good alternative to mat-forming junipers.

Tom Thumb Cotoneaster

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We love ‘Tom Thumb’ cotoneaster (Cotoneaster adpressus ‘Tom Thumb’) for its tiny leaves, beautiful branch structure, fall color and ground-covering abilities.

Gardening With Moss

There’s nothing as soothing as an emerald carpet of moss on a damp, misty morning. Mosses combine wonderfully with ferns and evergreen groundcovers in the shady garden and I hope you’ll agree that mosses are one plant that no garden should be without.