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June 5, 2014


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Living Columns

Narrow shrubs are referred to as columnar in shape, and they are ideal for a small garden.

May 22, 2014




Adult butterflies linger in our gardens longer when we have the types of plants on which they can lay their eggs.

December 19, 2013


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Thorny Holly

Holly bushes make excellent last minute holiday gifts!

November 28, 2013



The Euphorbia Species

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

November 7, 2013


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Everlasting Hydrangeas

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

October 17, 2013



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


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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



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



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


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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.

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