Common names for these wonderful plants are Christmas rose or Lenten rose, depending on the species and time of bloom.
Some of us enjoy the serenity of gardens under large shade trees, but trees suck up a lot of moisture...
The stems, flowers, and leaves of all species of monkshood are poisonous.
Site each plant in a spot that fits its requirements for sun or shade, as the correct location is crucial to long-term success!
Wordsworth obviously was as impressed with this versatile plant as we still are today.
Here are a few ground covers that I like to use to stifle the weeds and tie other plants together in a pleasing manner.
Our native sumacs have vibrant, colorful foliage in autumn, and yet they are often overlooked as shrubs for residential gardens.
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.