2 Important Rules for Planting Shrubs & Trees

May 23, 2016
Easy do's and don'ts for digging and amending soil.
Newly planted container for the sun.

Ideas and Tips for Container Planters

May 15, 2016

Are you planning to have some planted pots around your home this summer? Do you usually purchase the 'grab-and-go containers' that are well...


Plants that Mosquitoes Dislike

May 1, 2016
Try planting mosquito repelling plants for a greener approach
Butterfly Bush (Lo and Behold 'Blue Chip Jr.)   Photo Credit: Proven Winners

Nine Fabulous Flowering Shrubs

April 17, 2016
Add a burst of color to brighten up your landscape.
Native Columbine.  Photo Pixabay

What’s All the Buzz about Native Plants?

April 10, 2016

Everybody is talking about native plants in our landscapes.  Why?

Fertilizer label 18-24-12

The Importance of Soil Testing in Your Landscape Plan

March 26, 2016

If plants don’t get the necessary nutrients, they will not grow effectively.  Soil tests were specifically developed to identify situations where...

Yard Drainage Problem

Yard Drainage Problems and How to Fix Them

March 14, 2016

Does your yard look like a mini lake after a heavy rain? Do your plants and lawn struggle to grow because of wet areas? Do you have erosion and...

Where to Find Landscaping Inspiration

February 25, 2016

Inspiration and ideas can come from different sources

Cherry Tree Blossom.  Pixabay Image

2016 PHS Gold Medal Winners

February 14, 2016
Chosen for beauty, performance and hardiness in our region.
Daffodils poking out of the ground..  Photo: Pixabay

Will the Warm December of 2015 Affect Plants?

January 31, 2016

The Late Winter Start Tricked Plants into Blooming

Landscaping in Stages – Great Way to Get the Yard You'll Love

January 18, 2016

Most great yards don't happen overnight.

Longwood Gardens' Nightscape Exhibit

Landscaping Trends for 2016

January 2, 2016
Families take pride and comfort in their backyards