Colorful Native Shrubs and Trees for Acidic Soil

Meghan Shinn | September 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Text by Max Eber for the November/December 2016 issue of Horticulture. The heath family, Ericaceae, is a jewel box of species much beloved and used by gardeners. Native to a wide range of habitats from heathlands, bogs, moist forests to …

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‘Little Joe’ Joe Pye Weed Brings the Butterflies

Virtues: ‘Little Joe’ Joe Pye weed is a neat, upright perennial that blooms from midsummer to autumn, attracting monarch butterflies and other pollinators to the garden. At just four feet tall, it is much smaller than many other Joe Pye …
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