Ornamental Grass

Ornamental Grass

Ornamental Grass Idiot Proof Landscaping These days, foliage color and texture has become of greater importance in the landscape, container gardens, or in planters.  We find ourselves ending up with the same handful of annuals, deciduous shrubs, evergreens, and...
Living Fences Make Good Neighbors

Living Fences Make Good Neighbors

Best Evergreens for Living Fences Planting a living fence can be a low maintenance way to privacy from an annoying neighbor or disturbing traffic noise. Green fences, especially when they are evergreen, can provide a year-round buffer from wind and noise, create...
Flowering Lilacs for Spring Beauty

Flowering Lilacs for Spring Beauty

Where to Use Lilacs in the Landscape Fragrant lilacs, valued for their appearance, are the most popular of spring-flowering shrubs. The vigorous growth habit of the lilacs makes it ideal for tall screen plantings, hedges, borders, and in mass plantings for their...
Best Hydrangeas for Shade and Sun

Best Hydrangeas for Shade and Sun

Why Do Hydrangea Flowers Change Color? One of the most exciting habits of some hydrangeas is the ability of the flowers to change color. This is not true of all hydrangeas, but most often seen in the mophead and lacecap cultivars of hydrangea macrophylla. This color...
Spring Blooming Azaleas and Rhododendron

Spring Blooming Azaleas and Rhododendron

Each April, spectators around the globe would watch the most famous major championship in professional golf. We would stare in amazement at the pristine greens and manicured fairways of the iconic American golf course located in Augusta Georgia. On Sunday, the...