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How to Find the Best Plants for Your Yard (8 photos)

February 25, 2018 Curtis Adams 0
It’s nearly spring, which means it’s time to think about new plants for the garden. But where do you start? And how can you determine which plants will thrive in your landscape? There are a number of sources that can help you determine which plants will work best in your garden, depending on your preferences…

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What to Plant Instead of Heavenly Bamboo (13 photos)

January 13, 2018 Curtis Adams 0

Heavenly bamboo (Nandina domestica), also known as sacred bamboo, is a commonly used landscape shrub native to Asia, from India to Japan. The attractiveness of Nandina is in part its adaptability to a range of conditions, as well as the number of its …

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Your Essential Seed-Starting Glossary (6 photos)

November 4, 2017 Curtis Adams 0

Most commercially available seeds have been selected and bred for easy use. In late winter or early spring, you put them in soil, give them water and some light, and you get new plants. By starting from seed, you can grow many plants that are not read…

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Get the Most Out of Your Daylilies (6 photos)

August 4, 2017 Curtis Adams 0

Daylilies (Hemerocallis spp.) and their cultivars are landscape standards in temperate-climate zones throughout much of the world. These Asian natives perform well in a variety of growing conditions, from evenly moist, well-drained soils to somewhat …