The Lindera benzoin or Spicebush is a native, medium sized deciduous shrub with maturity size of 15 feet tall. They have fragrant flower clusters in early spring, so keep an eye out for them soon! They also have berries that the birds love, so they are a great way to encourage wildlife in your garden. […]
Plant of the Month
Hamamelis virginiana: Common Witch Hazel is not only a great shrub/small deciduous tree with fall foliage attraction, but it creates these beautiful flowers in the early winter! It is native to the north east. I’m sure you are familiar with the name, as it has medicinally been used to treat inflammation, tumors, and swellings.
Cranesbill Geranium or Geranium Sanguineum Cranesbill Geranium is a fantastic sprawling perennial with a long bloom season. They can take a raging sun to partial shade and need very little water once established. These are easy care plants with great bursts of color in pinks, blues, whites and purples!
Amelanchier laevis or Allegheny Serviceberry Native to North America, this smaller variety of Serviceberry has all the attributes of its parent plant without the larger size. It matures at 15-25’ tall and 10-15’ wide and has a beautiful white flower in the spring. It like full to partial sun and can tolerate wet feet.
Some say overused, I say “If it ain’t broke…..”, you know what I mean? Hostas are a tolerant, shade-loving perennial that are easy on the wallet and add fantastic texture to any garden. There are literally hundreds of varieties with different leaf size, color, and flowers. One of my favorites is the Blue Angel, Hosta […]