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Hydrangeas are one of the most sought-after shrubs in North America! Known for their nostalgia as well as their modern design appeal, hydrangeas are a perfect fit in the landscape, a container garden or used as cut flowers. The word origin of hydrangea comes from the Greek words for water, hydros and jar, angos because […]
The “Lavender Lifestyle” is real! Everywhere you look, people are incorporating this multifaceted plant into their daily lives: It’s seen in gardens, as well as in kitchens and décor. It’s even a special part of health and wellness routines. The texture, scent, attractiveness, and overall usability of lavender make it one of the most versatile […]
And the winner is: Lantana Lantana has a rich history of being utilized in the garden for long-lasting, colorful blooms, superior heat tolerance and the ability to attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Featuring clusters of bright colors, solid as well as multi-color, Lantana can be used in containers, landscaping and hanging baskets. In the 18th century, […]
After more than 25 years of trialing plants, The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden knows which plants grow and look best in our region. By focusing that list to the plants that benefit pollinators the most, they have created the Zoo’s Best Plants for Pollinators Plant Series. They are calling these the “Zoo’s Best” Plants. Working with […]
How and When to Prune Which Plants BY MARIE IANNOTTI Updated 11/27/17 Chris Clinton/Digital Vision/Getty Images Most plants benefit from some sort of regular pruning and maintenance. It keeps them healthy and encourages fresh, new growth. The trick is in knowing when to prune what. A great many flowering and fruiting plants prefer to be pruned while […]
Helleborus, aka Lenten Rose, are one of nature’s early bloomers. These deer resistant perennials are perfect for some spring time beauty in your garden. They do well in full sun to partial shade locations and prefer well drained soil. If you would like to learn more about them, stop by the farm and talk with […]
The world of fashion and design annually declare the new color of the year thereby driving trend setting individuals off to the department store for the latest in fashion design. This year Pantone announced the new color is “Ultra Violet”. Mother Nature also annually declares her favorite colors of the year; only difference is that […]