Adult butterflies linger in our gardens longer when we have the types of plants on which they can lay their eggs.
Herbaceous perennials that can exist with minimal water include artemisia, coreopsis, sedum, yarrow, yucca and the euphorbia species.
You can never have too many hydrangea shrubs in a garden!
Site each plant in a spot that fits its requirements for sun or shade, as the correct location is crucial to long-term success!
In 1919, Edith A. Roberts set out to document every native plant species in Dutchess County, New York.
Pyracantha is a shrub with evergreen glossy foliage and broad spreading growth. One disadvantage is its thorns, thus the common name of firethorn.
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.