Planting Challenging Landscapes: Down by the Riverside

Planting Challenging Landscapes: Down by the Riverside

Riparian species — nature's solution to the challenging conditions of the riverbank.

Posted Jun 26, 2015 in Show Me How by Brian Barth



Old School Plants Making a Comeback!

Old School Plants Making a Comeback!

Old is new again in the plant and garden scene!

Posted Jun 18, 2015 in The Inside Scoop by Dawn Sherwood



Top Five: Low Care, High Reward Perennials for Sun

Top Five: Low Care, High Reward Perennials for Sun

5 perennial stars for sunny spaces!

Posted Jun 16, 2015 in Show Me How by Brian Barth



Plant & Garden Humor: Plant collecting…I just can’t contain myself!

Plant & Garden Humor: Plant collecting…I just can’t contain myself!

Containers and pots and planters ,oh my!!

Posted Jun 11, 2015 by Dawn Sherwood



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Tomatillo, Mexican Husk Tomato 'Grande Rio Verde' (Physalis ixocarpa)

Tomatillo, Mexican Husk Tomato 'Grande Rio Verde' (Physalis ixocarpa)

Particularly disease resistant ‘Grande Rio Verde’ produces high yields of plump 3 ounce Tomatillos. Tucked away in papery husks, the smooth, sweet yet tangy flavored fruits are especially great for use in Mexican cuisine, green salsas and pies. Plant 'Grande Rio Verde' along with…



Patio Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla)

Patio Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla)

Potted Hydrangea’s are a great way to add color and a relaxed, natural feel to patio’s, decks and sunny balconies. The long-lasting blooms can be cut and saved for dried arrangements. May be transplanted into the garden or a larger pot as the plant gets larger.



Lemon 'Improved Meyer' (Citrus limon)

Lemon 'Improved Meyer' (Citrus limon)

Enjoy glossy leaves, fragrant white blooms and tasty lemons from the comfort of your home. Disease-free plants provide abundant fruit that are rounder, thinner-skinned and more orange in color than other varieties. Slice and squeeze for fresh lemonade or use a microplane to add…



Balsam Fir 'Nana' (Abies balsamea)

Balsam Fir 'Nana' (Abies balsamea)

Attractive, dark green, evergreen foliage provides interest and a pleasant balsam scent year 'round. An easy-to-maintain tree with a nice rounded form with no pruning needed. Display improves with each passing year.