So, you bought your first home, and you’re ready to ready to transform your outdoor space into the thriving oasis of color and beauty you’ve been dreaming of. Planting shrubs and perennials is an excellent way to start, and this beginner's guide will walk you through the steps to create a garden that flourishes year after year. Even if you’ve never picked up a shovel, these tips will help you plant with confidence and watch your landscape bloom.
One year ago, we lost beloved staff member Martha Ann Champion. To commemorate her memory and love of native perennials, we planted her a garden. Learn more about these native plants and how we created her garden.
Ornamental grasses are a low-maintenance addition that add texture, dimension, movement, and color to your garden. These underrated plants come in many varieties and even change color with the seasons, particularly in late summer and early autumn. Read more...
Shade gardens are an excellent way to brighten up dark spots in your landscape or build a cool backyard oasis. You do not need much space to begin your shade garden: you can even make one in a container! Let us help you get started on your shade garden.
Implementing a well-designed rain garden is a rewarding way to promote sustainable water management practices and create a greener and more resilient landscape. Start building yours today!
In the Mid-Atlantic Region, where hot and dry summers are common, incorporating native plants into xeriscape designs offers numerous benefits. This comprehensive guide explores a selection of native, drought-tolerant plants for xeriscaping in the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States, highlighting their unique characteristics, adaptability, and the ecological advantages they bring to the landscape.
Transforming your balcony into a green oasis is a beautiful way to bring nature into your urban living space. With the proper selection of plants, you can create a lush and inviting balcony garden that enhances your outdoor experience and provides a peaceful sanctuary amidst the hustle and bustle of city life!
Native perennials are perfect for establishing a habitat that welcomes these important pollinators. In this blog, we will explore the wonders of native pollinator-friendly perennials and their benefits to your garden ecosystem.
The days of summer heat are in full swing, which is actually the time for many plants to thrive. We have all of the tips you need for how and what to plant this summer for a successful landscape!
Creating a garden filled with pollinator perennials establishes much-needed habitats and food sources for bees, butterflies, and more. The extensive color variations of pollinator perennials will not only enhance your curb appeal, but pollinators such as birds, butterflies, and bees will be racing to visit your landscape!