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
What are some blooming shrubs that tolerate shade?
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 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.
To keep your trees and shrubs thriving, watering before and after planting is an essential task.
Virtues: We love Leucothoe fontanesiana ‘Nana’ for its leathery, rich, deep green leaves that rest upon gracefully arched stems, transforming into stunning shades of purple, red, bronze and burgundy in fall through winter. Clusters of perfumed white flowers bloom in … Read Article
Do you love raspberries and blackberries in the summer? You can grow your own with just a little care.
Virtues: We love Forsythia ‘Arnold Dwarf’ for the stunning, vivid yellow tubular flowers that bloom in early spring and for its naturally compact size, which makes it a good groundcover shrub.
Pruning your trees can help encourage healthy growth and maintain the desired structure you want. To prevent harm when cutting branches thicker than 1 inch, you should use the 3-cut method:
Virtues: We love redvein enkainthus for their clusters of bell-shaped creamy, white flowers marked with radiant red veins that bloom in spring through early summer. Their deep green leaves transform into striking shades of yellow, orange and red in fall.
Coppicing and pollarding are two types of pruning for trees and shrubs.