Plant & Garden Design Trends in 2022

Plant & Garden Design Trends in 2022

The biggest themes for 2022 we've seen repeated are a renewed focus on mental health, more demand for sustainability, and a blurring of lines between indoor and outdoor design. We think these ten trends are the ones that will make the biggest impact in gardening and horticulture in the new year.
Anchors and Foundation Plants | Create Structure and Balance with Winter Interest

Anchors and Foundation Plants | Create Structure and Balance with Winter Interest

To incorporate winter interest into your home landscaping, try this technique: make sure your garden has good anchors and that your home has good foundation plants. These two principles of landscaping are great ways to bring evergreen foliage and winter interest into your garden designs. Read on to learn the difference between anchors and foundation plants, and why early winter can help you choose the right ones!
Purposeful Planting: Nature’s Pollinator Gardens

Purposeful Planting: Nature’s Pollinator Gardens

Twelve years ago, the US Senate dedicated one week in June as National Pollinator Week. This effort raised awareness of the declining pollinator populations and helped to educate people internationally about the importance of pollinators in the ecosystem.   What are pollinators? Pollinators are primarily insects like bees, flies, and butterflies, but can also be birds or small mammals. These animals move pollen from the male flowers to the female flowers fertilizing plants as they go. When flowers have been fertilized, they produce seeds surrounded by fruit.   Why do we need them?…continue reading →