Category: Landscaping

Red Berries Brighten the Landscape


Red Berries are particularly useful when they persist long enough to brighten the dark days of last fall and winter. Hollies are among the best ornamental plants that produce bright red berries. The American holly, English holly, and Winterberry are three outstanding hollies that produce red berries well into the winter. The American and English hollies are extremely popular for… Read more

Red Berries are particularly useful when they persist long enough to brighten the dark days of last fall and winter. Hollies are among the best ornamental plants that produce bright red berries. The American holly, English holly, and Winterberry are three outstanding hollies that produce red berries well into the winter. The American and English hollies are extremely popular for…

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Top Ten Plants for Hummingbirds


The Hummingbird is a long-time favorite of gardeners; little jeweled fliers that buzz about almost too quick to see at times. They are so lovely and entertaining so attracting them to the garden by planting some of their favorite plants is a worthwhile thing to do!

Here are ten of my favorite plants for attracting hummingbirds:

 	Monarda: Also called BeeBalm this… Read more

The Hummingbird is a long-time favorite of gardeners; little jeweled fliers that buzz about almost too quick to see at times. They are so lovely and entertaining so attracting them to the garden by planting some of their favorite plants is a worthwhile thing to do! Here are ten of my favorite plants for attracting hummingbirds: Monarda: Also called BeeBalm this…

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Propagate Your Own Decorative Plants and Shrubs


My first exposure to the propagation of living plants came at age eight when I watched my young mother, who claimed to have two Green Thumbs, pick up a three-foot long branch that had been broken from a willow tree, strip several of the lower, smaller branches, and stick it into the moist ground.

She explained to me that if we… Read more

My first exposure to the propagation of living plants came at age eight when I watched my young mother, who claimed to have two Green Thumbs, pick up a three-foot long branch that had been broken from a willow tree, strip several of the lower, smaller branches, and stick it into the moist ground. She explained to me that if we…

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