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.
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.
The evergreen shrub Pieris floribunda is native to the Southeastern United States and is related to rhododendron and mountain laurel.
My formula when choosing plants for my garden: focus on my three favorite colors, plus or minus white.
I am trying to grow more shrubs that fruit at different times of the year in order to provide a continuous buffet and attract birds to my garden.