This invasive legume was first planted in the United States as a control for erosion along highways and roadsides.
It's illegal to buy, sell or plant purple loosestrife, and It's banned in nurseries and farmer's markets.
Invasive species have many bad habits. They hurt wildlife by smothering and destroying the plants our native creatures need for food and cover.
Our native sumacs have vibrant, colorful foliage in autumn, and yet they are often overlooked as shrubs for residential gardens.
Our native Aronia arbutifolia with the common name of red chokeberry is a shrub that offers four seasons of interest in our gardens.
During the holidays, it is interesting and fun to decorate with natural materials.
If guests are expected and you have no flowers, just pick a few sprays of evergreens from the garden.
Asters are aptly named, as the word aster means star.
Witch hazel bark has traditionally been used by steeping it in water to make an astringent, which Native Americans used to treat a variety of ills.
Lindera benzoin, commonly known as spicebush, is a native multi-stemmed, understory shrub that can grow as wide as it is tall.