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Bring Color to Your Home with Beautiful Fall Berries

It may be hot out, but Fall is on the way. A great indicator of the coming of Autumn is the beautiful berries produced by Holly, Hawthorn, and Crabapple plants. Each of these plants produce berries that will soon start to become a striking red color. Holly bushes and trees come in all shapes and [...]

By |2016-09-01T09:52:06-04:00August 28th, 2016|Autumn plants, Uncommon Plants|Comments Off on Bring Color to Your Home with Beautiful Fall Berries

Dragon Eye Pine, the Summer Pine Tree

When you think of pine trees, most people’s thoughts go to Christmas trees, pines on the mountains, or the dark green color of the needles among the snow of winter. Pine trees are often associated with cold weather; but there are some exceptions. The Dragon Eye Pine is a beautiful tree that shows it’s true [...]

By |2016-08-16T11:18:33-04:00August 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dragon Eye Pine, the Summer Pine Tree

August Gardening

While most people think of Spring for garden work, August is an important month for gardeners. Preparing your outdoor space in August can brighten up your landscape during the Autumn chill and even into the Winter months. Late August is a good time to start thinking about pruning Summer-blooming shrubs like Hydrangeas, Crape Myrtle, and [...]

By |2016-08-03T09:51:24-04:00August 8th, 2016|Gardening Tips, Uncommon Plants|Comments Off on August Gardening

Hydrangeas

One of the most popular flowering bushes across America, Hydrangeas are a beautiful addition to any landscape. They are bushes with beautiful flowers that bloom in a variety of colors based on species and soil acidity. The colors of hydrangeas can be Deep purple to light blue in acidic soil, a mix of blue and [...]

By |2016-07-27T10:30:20-04:00August 2nd, 2016|Gardening Tips, Uncommon Plants|Comments Off on Hydrangeas