Identifying Trees in Winter

Identifying Trees in Winter

Record a few clues and reference a key and the true identity of your mystery tree will be quickly revealed!

Posted Jan 5, 2018 in Show Me How by Dawn Sherwood



6 Small Shrubs and Trees that Shine in Winter

6 Small Shrubs and Trees that Shine in Winter

Choices to keep the garden beautiful even in the cold.

Posted Jan 4, 2018 in Digging Deeper by Brian Barth



Italian Oregano Eggplant

Italian Oregano Eggplant

An Italian comfort food classic!

Posted Jan 1, 2018 in Into The Kitchen by



A Glossary of Common Seed & Nursery Catalog Terms

A Glossary of Common Seed & Nursery Catalog Terms

Common seed and nursery catalog definitions.

Posted Dec 31, 2017 in Digging Deeper by



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Prayer Plant (Maranta leuconeura)

Prayer Plant (Maranta leuconeura)

This plant gets its common name "Prayer Plant" because the leaves fold closed at night similar to a pair of praying hands. Colorful foliage adds a decorator touch to any room. Can also be grown outdoors during warm weather on a shaded porch, balcony or patio.



Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda)

Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda)

Extremely hardy, versatile and low maintenance evergreen tree. Attractive dark green, long needles provide interest year 'round. Loblolly Pines are one of the fastest growing southern pines and are very adaptive. These native trees can be identified by the number of needles in an…



Air Plant (Tillandsia species)

Air Plant (Tillandsia species)

Tillandsias are a diverse group of plants known as “epiphytes”, or air plants. In their native habitat of Central and South America, Tillandsias are found growing anchored to tree branches or rock walls. Plants attach themselves with roots, but nutrients are absorbed through the…



Holly (Ilex species)

Holly (Ilex species)

Holly is available in a wide range of sizes and foliage colors. All types have beautiful, glossy foliage and many produce attractive berries that are a treat for birds and other wildlife. This is a great shrub for hedges or foundation plantings, or plant small groups of fruiting…