Just as the days are their darkest and winter begins, the Christmas cactus starts to bloom. The radiant petals of pink, red, white, or yellow are a highlight of the holiday season, and keep blooming until mid-winter.
Barb Herbert Recommends Apple Serviceberry
Meet the plant Amelanchier x grandiflora ‘Autumn Brilliance’ The serviceberry tree flowers just before its leaves emerge, inspiring the gardener with the hope of spring. Glossy green foliage follows for summer interest and if you can get to the berries before the birds in June you’re in for a treat. They are safe for human[…]
Dos and Don’ts for Your Holiday Decorating
Decorating your yard and the outside of your house for the holidays is exciting and fun. All the lights and decorations add so much cheer to the cold Christmas season.
Adding to Winter’s Beauty in Your Garden
We all strive for a landscape that looks beautiful when the weather is warm and the flowers are blooming, but we can’t forget that landscaping exists year-round.
Winter Plant Survival Tips
Over the years we’ve received tons of questions regarding how to care for their landscape during the winter months. See our check-list and tips below to make sure you’re getting the most out of your garden year-round.
Barb Herbert Recommends Bur Oak
Meet the plant Quercus macrocarpa The texture and stature of this tree is unparalleled. In the world of Oak trees it stands as a favorite for its artistic spreading branches and deeply furrowed bark. Its stems have corky ridges that add to the texture. Bur Oak is best planted in a park-like setting where its[…]