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Pick of the week: Lenten Rose

May 15, 2017

Helleborus orientalis as known as a “Lenten rose” is a late-winter blooming perennial that grows large, cup-shaped, rose like flowers. The flowers usually form 1-4 clusters on thick stems and can grow to be 1.5’ tall and have an 8-10 week long bloom period. Plant the Lenten rose near the patio or walkway or plant […]

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Pick of the week: New Zealand Flax

May 1, 2017

Phormium tenax also known as a ‘New Zealand flax’ is an evergreen that is grown for its attractive foliage. The flax grows sword-shaped, linear bright green leaves with red-orange stripes that can grow to be 3-9 feet long. Use as a focal point for the border or at lawn’s edge where the soil is moist […]

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New Work: Firepit

April 17, 2017

The firepit is covered by come night fall this yard comes alive- a seat wall for sitting with a glass of wine, the firepit (pumped for gas) light up and the patio flows off of the back deck.

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New Work: Bocce Court

April 3, 2017

Even a side yard can be fun- bocce anyone? With real oyster shell surfacing.

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Heavenly Bamboo

March 20, 2017

Nandina domestica also known as “heavenly bamboo” is an evergreen and is easy to grow and likes full to partial shade. It looks best when grown in groups. Heavenly bamboo is mainly grown for its interesting foliage and fruit displays, it can grow up to 8 feet tall by 4 feet wide. The heavenly bamboo […]

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Pick of the week: Garlic

March 6, 2017

Garlic is easy to grow and produces numerous bulbs after a long growing season and is frost tolerant. Plant garlic about 2 months before the first hard frost. To grow garlic, plant individual cloves about 1-2 inches beneath the soil about 4-6 inches apart. Make sure not to use garlic cloves from the store as […]

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Pick of the week: Mums

February 20, 2017

Chrysanthemum (Dendranthema x grandiflorum) are also known as “mums” for short. The flower heads are composed of a cluster of many flower heads. This our favorite color! Mums can be grown in any kind of soil but prefer full sun; are easy to grow and have a long flowering period. They have nine categories based […]

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Pick of the Week: Asters

February 6, 2017

Asters

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Pick of the Week: Pumpkins

January 16, 2017

One of the most well-known winter squashes, pumpkins can be used in a variety of different ways- whether you’re in the kitchen making something sweet or savory, it can also be used for decoration. Pumpkins can be stored in cool dark places for months a time. Plant pumpkins and other winter squashes after the last […]

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Pick of the Week: Hosta ‘Undulata’

January 2, 2017

Hosta ‘Undulata’ have wavy leaves with a white center and produce lilac flowers in the summer time which attract bees These are a very popular perennial due to their versatility and are easy to grow and maintain. They prefer moderate shade with well-drained soil and will grow to be about 15 inches tall by 30 […]

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