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Clethra the Fragrant Beauty of Summer

Posted by on Aug 12, 2016 in Featured, Trees and Shrubs | 0 comments

Clethra is one of my true plant loves! Aptly called Summersweet due to its deliciously spicy-sweet summer flowers. We call it the ‘rootbeer’ plant here at the nursery since its fragrance reminds us all of that...

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Aronia – The Chokeberry

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in Featured, Trees and Shrubs | 0 comments

Aronia or Chokeberry is a superb shrub for both its usefulness and beauty. I would love to see this wonderful native plant used in more gardens across the country! Chokeberries, so named for the bitter taste of...

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Cedrus libani – Cedar Of Lebanon

Posted by on Apr 11, 2016 in Featured, Trees and Shrubs | 5 comments

Cedrus libani is a stunning evergreen coniferous tree from the Mediterranean...

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Evodia the beekeepers friend!

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Featured, Trees and Shrubs | 0 comments

The Evodia tree is known as the Bee bee tree—and with good reason! The...

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Davidia involucrata – The Dove Tree

Posted by on Feb 5, 2016 in Featured, Trees and Shrubs | 1 comment

I cannot think of many trees that can compare to the interest of a Davidia...

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Hellebores Winters’ Gift

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Featured, Perennials | 0 comments

Hellebores are such a gift in the winter or very early spring when one feels...

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City Slicker Birch

Posted by on Dec 5, 2015 in Featured, Trees and Shrubs | 2 comments

When I first saw the wonderful bark of the City Slicker® Birch I was...

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