Outdoor Fire Pit for Pottstown Client

Outdoor Living Trends for 2017

What new horizons for you in 2017?  Check out these landscaping trends and see if you’re inspired to add one to your outdoor living area.

A monarch butterfly feeds on Milkweed (photo: Tom Koemer/USFWS)

Pollinators 101

August 12, 2017



Shrubs, hostas, and pachysandra surround this welcoming bench.

Every Yard Needs a Bench

June 17, 2017

A well-placed bench in your yard can significantly add to the pleasure you get from your home landscaping.   People are spending more time...

Garden hose with watering wand

Smart Tips for Watering Shrubs and Trees

June 6, 2017

Correct watering in the heat of summer is essential for plants to adapt to their environment.  A recently planted or transplanted plant does not...

Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa)

Butterfly Milkweed – The Perennial Plant of the Year

May 25, 2017

The Butterfly Milkweed is attractive and a great pollinator plant as well!  We’re excited to bring attention to it because of its ability to...

Photo: Longwood Gardens

Incorporate Tropicals into Your Planters

May 14, 2017

Want some wow-factor in your containers?   Plant Cannas!  Tropicanna Cannas make a great addition to your containers...

Heuchera house

A Local Hidden Gem Bursting with Perennials

May 6, 2017

Still Pond Nursery is a locally owned perennial nursery nestled into the rural countryside of Earlville, PA (between Douglassville and Boyertown...

Liriope muscari

Groundcovers Complement Any Landscape

April 28, 2017

Looking for maximum coverage and minimal maintenance?  Groundcovers are low-growing plants that spread quickly to form a dense cover.  They are...

Phoenixville installation using Techo-Bloc Blue 60

How to Select the Right Pavers for Your New Patio or Walkway

April 14, 2017

Some simple guidelines can help you decide on the best paver for your new patio, pool deck or

Cherry Laurel shrub

Cherry Laurels Are Attractive and Reliable Evergreen Shrubs

March 31, 2017

Cherry Laurel shrubs make excellent additions to just about any landscape.

Beautiful gardens happen with knowledge and a little TLC.

Things I Wish I Had Known When I Planted My First Flower Garden

March 17, 2017

Darlene Hofmeister volunteers as our guest blogger.  She is a lifelong gardener, and is a Master Gardener through Penn State Cooperative Extension...