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The Many Advantages of Planting Butterfly Plants

The Many Advantages of Planting Butterfly Plants

The Many Advantages Of Planting Butterfly PlantsNumerous environmental challenges including habitat loss and toxins don't make it easy to be a butterfly these days. Property owners can help by planting vegetation that are food sources for these insec

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Hazel Alder

Hazel Alder

Hazel Alder (Alnus serrulata) is a shrub or a small tree from the birch (Betulaceae) family. It grows very fast, so is often selected to fill in a landscape. It quickly provides shade and begins to draw the attention of birds, eating its fruit and bu

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Strawberry Bush

Strawberry Bush

The Strawberry Bush, Euonymus americanus, also called American Strawberry Bush, is an attractive deciduous shrub that has pale green flowers and warty orange berries. Its leaves are dark green and oval-shaped, and the purple flower stamens

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​Advantages of Planting Shrubs

​Advantages of Planting Shrubs

Shrubs are usually described as plants with many stems that do not grow above fifteen feet; some bushes can grow to larger sizes, such as the forsythia that can rarely reach 18 to 20 feet. A shrub differs from trees in most trees grow from a single t

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​Berry Plants, Edible Home Landscaping

​Berry Plants, Edible Home Landscaping

Adding berry plants to your home landscape not only provides beauty and value to the scenery, but it also offers delicious homegrown food. Berry plants come in many sizes and varieties and are easy to grow. If you don’t like the taste of berries, pla

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Alnus Glutinosa A Hardy Native Shrub

Alnus Glutinosa A Hardy Native Shrub

Alnus GlutinosaAlnus Glutinosa, otherwise known as the Common Alder or European Alder, is native to Marlberg, Germany, but can be found throughout Europe and Southeast Asia. The tree has a rapid to medium growth rate, and dense, dark green foliage; i

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​Advantages of Planting Shrubs

​Advantages of Planting Shrubs

Shrubs are usually described as plants with many stems that do not grow above fifteen feet; some shrubs can grow to larger sizes, such as the forsythia that can rarely reach 12-15 feet. A bush differs from trees in most trees grow from a si

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Native Ferns are Good for Swampy Areas

Native Ferns are Good for Swampy Areas

Native Ferns Are Good For Swampy Areas Where Little Else Will GrowDifferent species of plants have different adaptability levels that are geared towards making them grow and remain healthy in a given area. Although all plants require an abundant

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How Shrubs Enhance Landscaping

How Shrubs Enhance Landscaping

How Shrubs Enhance LandscapingWhen you begin creating your landscape design, you should consider not only the aspect of visual beauty, but also the functional aspects of the plants you select. Landscape designers and agricultural agents recommen

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Native Plants

Native Plants

Native PlantsNative plantsare plants that grow in the area that they originate from. For instance, cacao beans from Colombia often come from the same region that they have always come from. Plants that grow in one area or one type of area are called

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Landscaping Without Spending A Fortune

Landscaping Without Spending A Fortune

Landscaping Without Spending A FortuneLandscaping without spending a fortune is simple if you understand the process. It is relatively simple and offers great results. Landscaping plants, affordable trees are available at your local plant nurser

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Summer is slipping away and so are the blooms

Summer is slipping away and so are the blooms

Summer is slipping away and so are the bloomsWhen spring comes it brings the opportunity to get out of the house and work on our gardens. We will be getting the weeds out of the garden, clearing debris, putting in new soil and mulch and lastly planti

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A Fall Landscape Theme

A Fall Landscape Theme

How To Create A Fall Landscape SceneAdd to the beautiful fall colors of your lawn with a display of vibrant mum plants and autumn-inspired accessories. A lovely autumn scene like this will transform your home into a fall showcase you'll be proud of.

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The Many Advantages of Planting Maple Trees

The Many Advantages of Planting Maple Trees

There are over one hundred varieties of maple trees and they grow over a very wide range of territory including Norway. Many are native varieties which can be planted in your yard for shade.They make excellent shade trees and can grow anywhere from t

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