Using Perennials and Shrubs as Container Plants – Why & How

Using Perennials and Shrubs as Container Plants – Why & How

Think beyond annuals for gorgeous container plantings over multiple seasons.

Posted May 21, 2015 in Show Me How by Brian Barth



Grow Your Own Hops

Grow Your Own Hops

Get the scoop on this essential yet easy to grow home brewing ingredient.

Posted May 19, 2015 in Show Me How by Brian Barth



Easy Container Combos: Made For the Shade

Easy Container Combos: Made For the Shade

Simple and stylish container pairings to elevate any shady setting.

Posted May 11, 2015 in ContainerScaping by Brian Barth



Brassicaceae: A Family Portrait

Brassicaceae: A Family Portrait

From food to flowers to fuel the Brassacaceae family has it covered!

Posted May 7, 2015 in The Garden's Edge by Brian Barth



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Apricot 'Tilton' (Prunus armeniaca)

Apricot 'Tilton' (Prunus armeniaca)

‘Tilton’ stands out among other apricots for its lovely, somewhat heart-shaped fruits. This is an excellent freestone selection for freezing, drying and canning. Medium-sized fruits are sweet with a hint of tartness. Apricots are an excellent source of vitamins A, C, and…



Brussels Sprouts 'Jade Cross' (Brassica oleracea)

Brussels Sprouts 'Jade Cross' (Brassica oleracea)

Brussels Sprouts are a delicious way to add vitamins, calcium, and iron to your diet! ‘Jade Cross’ produces mild tasting, "miniature cabbages" in autumn. This popular variety provides 50-100 delicately flavored sprouts on a sturdy, compact plant. Holds up well under adverse…



Ranunculus, Persian Buttercup (Ranunculus asiaticus)

Ranunculus, Persian Buttercup (Ranunculus asiaticus)

Large, simple blooms float above finely cut foliage, in well-balanced contrast, from late spring to summer.. Where grown as a perennial, the asiaticus species needs a dry, dormant period after flowering ceases.



Dwarf Globe Arborvitae 'Little Giant' (Thuja occidentalis)

Dwarf Globe Arborvitae 'Little Giant' (Thuja occidentalis)

A lovely globe-shaped shrub that has the advantage of growing very slowly. Landscape design schemes look great longer with minimal maintenance. Evergreen foliage provides great winter interest!