Pages Navigation Menu

Plants from the Ground Up

Most Recent Articles

Robinia – A Tough Beauty

Posted by on Sep 18, 2016 in Featured, Trees and Shrubs | 0 comments

Robinias are some of the most beautiful trees, but like many beautiful things they may prove hard to tame.  With so many cultivars available, these trees have become a much loved garden plant all over the US and...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More