Why is There Still Twine, Burlap, and a Wire Basket on My Plants?

We plant trees every day, and every time we leave the twine, burlap, and wire basket on the root ball. We trim the twine and burlap so it’s not emerging above ground and when wrapped around the trunk and to also reduce the risk of girdling the tree trunk. What is girdling? This is basically …

Seasonal Shades

Drab winter bark no more! The Winter Orange Japanese Maple stands out from many other deciduous trees by being able to provide year-round interest. Foliage goes from orange in the spring to lime green with orange margins for the summer to orange again in the fall. However, your landscape keeps a pop of color as …

Valentine’s Special! Our Favorite Red & Pink Plants

Check out our designers and Garden Center managers favorite pink and red favorites! “Mine is a Bonfire Japanese maple. The amazing reddish pink color of this plant is breathtaking in the spring. On top of that it’s a Japanese maple with great form and texture.” Jim Graeler, Designer “Little Quick Fire Hydrangea. Great for progression …

Groundhogs Day Groundcovers

Happy Groundhog’s Day! Check out our designers favorite groundcovers! “Chocolate Chip Ajuga is my favorite! Another unique ground cover is Creeping Jenny” (Lysmachia). “It brings a very expressive burst of lime green/yellow color to a landscape and can tolerate wet conditions. Has a good tolerance for sun and shade conditions and can survive in little crevices in rock …

Our Favorite Winter Interest Plants

Just because it’s winter, doesn’t mean you can’t have color in your landscape! Check out our designers and managers favorite winter interest plants! Debi Graeler, Retail Manager, says her favorite would have to be “witchhazel because it’s the first to bloom in the last days of winter and the blooms are like no other and …