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Fothergilla – A native wonder!

Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in Featured, Trees and Shrubs | 0 comments

Fothergilla, known as Witch-Alder, is a wonderfully fragrant and interesting native shrub from the Southeast United States. In April-May, before the leaves appear, the bare branches become covered in peculiar...

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Stewartia pseudocamellia – A four-season beauty

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

There are few trees that match the grace and beauty of Stewartia pseudocamellia. Known in Japan as ‘natsu tsubaki’ or ‘summer camellia’, the Japanese Stewartia has wonderful year-round appeal. Spring brings...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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