Posts tagged shrub

December 12, 2013

 

bay laurel

Laurus Nobilis

Laurus nobilis is the botanical name for the European species of laurel.

May 9, 2013

 

forsythia

Pruning Forsythia

Some shrubs have only one season of interest and forsythia is one of them.

November 8, 2012

 

Physocarpus_opulifolius

Physocarpus Provides Cover For Songbirds

Physocarpus is a small genus of about ten species including our native ninebark shrub.

October 4, 2012

 

dictamnus albus

A Bush That Burns

Could the biblical burning bush be Dictamnus albus?

November 10, 2011

 

goat's beard

Goat’s Beard

This perennial is cold hardy, settles in easily and plays well with others.

July 7, 2011

 

japenese kerria

Japanese Kerria Has Multi-Season Appeal

If you need color in your shady woodland garden consider planting Japanese kerria, either as an accent or as a massed shrub border.

June 16, 2011

 

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Black Haw Is A Small And Versatile Tree

Black haw is native to woods and stream banks from Connecticut to Wisconsin and south to Texas and Georgia.

October 22, 2009

 

A branch of the shrub, Virginia Sweetspire, with a white flower.

Virginia Sweetspire

I have Iteas in both sun and shade in my Midwest garden, and it is one of the few shrubs that will flower in shade.

May 15, 2006

 

A pink peony.

Peony

Learn all about the Peony, Indiana's state flower, on this Focus on Flowers.

March 2, 2006

 

forsythia bush

March Miracles

Gardeners are anxious for spring at this time of year. However, there are some preliminary tasks you can carry out to get ready for the season.

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