Posts tagged shrubs

December 19, 2013

 

thorny holly

Thorny Holly

Holly bushes make excellent last minute holiday gifts!

November 28, 2013

 

euphorbia

The Euphorbia Species

Herbaceous perennials that can exist with minimal water include artemisia, coreopsis, sedum, yarrow, yucca and the euphorbia species.

November 7, 2013

 

dried hydrangeas

Everlasting Hydrangeas

You can never have too many hydrangea shrubs in a garden!

October 17, 2013

 

shade

Cool Shade

Site each plant in a spot that fits its requirements for sun or shade, as the correct location is crucial to long-term success!

October 10, 2013

 

vassar college

Revival Of Edith A Roberts’ Garden

In 1919, Edith A. Roberts set out to document every native plant species in Dutchess County, New York.

September 5, 2013

 

firethorn

Pyracanthas’ Berries Brighten Winter Landscape

Pyracantha is a shrub with evergreen glossy foliage and broad spreading growth. One disadvantage is its thorns, thus the common name of firethorn.

January 3, 2013

 

sumac

Native Sumacs

Our native sumacs have vibrant, colorful foliage in autumn, and yet they are often overlooked as shrubs for residential gardens.

December 27, 2012

 

red chokeberry.

Red Chokeberry

Our native Aronia arbutifolia with the common name of red chokeberry is a shrub that offers four seasons of interest in our gardens.

December 20, 2012

 

natural decorations

Natural Decoration

During the holidays, it is interesting and fun to decorate with natural materials.

November 29, 2012

 

common witch hazel

Autumn-Blooming Witch Hazel

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.

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