Louis’s Picks: Drought Tolerant Plants for Summer

by , July 13th 2023

It’s the hottest time of year again, and any plants we have that are not well adapted to the heat may be needing some s... read more

Container Gardens for Pollinators: Caitlin’s Picks

by , June 6th 2023

Caitlin Akkerhuis at our Merrifield location on Gallows road regularly designs some beautiful container gardens with native p... read more

Pollinator Support: a Step-by-Step Guide

by , May 31st 2023

Why We Plant for Pollinators Plants depend on pollination to produce fruits, seeds and the next generation of plants Many of... read more

Planting for Butterflies: Caterpillar Host Plants

by , May 26th 2023

If you are thinking about starting a butterfly garden, knowing our native butterfly species and their caterpillar host plants... read more

Excellent Native Foundation Shrubs

by , May 9th 2023

Serving as the transition point between our gardens and our homes, foundation plantings serve an important purpose in creatin... read more

Native Trees for Arbor Day

by , April 24th 2023

There’s no better way to celebrate Arbor day than by adding a native tree to your landscape! This year, David Yost has ... read more

Plant Now: Summer Blooming Bulbs

by , April 20th 2023

If you love the massive showy blooms of dahlias and lilies or the colorful foliage of caladiums, now is the time to start pla... read more

Azaleas for Every Garden

by , April 16th 2023

It’s azalea season and the blooms are beautiful! Azaleas come in a wide array of sizes as well as colors, and bloom at ... read more

Potting Instructions for Outdoor Containers

by , April 13th 2023

Container gardens are wonderful for their ability to bring color and interest to front porches, decks, patios and walkways of... read more



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