Virtues: We love ‘Karl Foerster’ feather reed grass for its feathery spires that appear in the summer and remain upright all through winter. It provides an excellent vertical accent for borders and narrow spaces. Common name: ‘Karl Foerster’ feather reed … Read Article
Question: I’m not sure when I should fertilize my shrubs and trees. I used to think that spring was the best time, but I see people fertilizing in summer, and recently I was told that fall is the best time. … Read Article
The compact size of this fountain grass makes it a versatile design element. Read Article
What’s an easy way to make sure my perennial garden looks interesting from spring through fall? Read Article
Question: I’m looking around my yard this spring and realizing most of my shrubs are already, or about to be, in bloom. Can you recommend some shrubs that bloom in the summer?
Common name: Turk’s cap lily, turban lily, swamp lily Botanical name: Lilium superbum Virtues: Large, bright flowers with a distinctive shape. Blooms for about a month during the summer. Flowers: The single main stem is topped with groups of 4-inch-wide … Read Article