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Adding Living Coral to your Garden

Adding Living Coral to your Garden

Every year PANTONEĀ® announces the color of the year, which then appears everywhere in all kinds of products from fashion to home decor. Take for example the color for 2019: Living Coral.Ā  It is an energizing soft orange with golden undertones. This warm, lively color...
Deer Resistant Plants

Deer Resistant Plants

Deer are both graceful wild creatures, and a garden menace. Deer browsing can reduce your beautiful garden to stubs, and young trees can be damaged by deer rubbing their antlers. The simplest and easiest way to keep deer out of your yard is to build a fence. Because...
Native Perennial Plants for Your Garden

Native Perennial Plants for Your Garden

These native plants are well adapted to our climate, and typically require less irrigation and pesticides in order to thrive in our wet winters and dry summers. Many of these flowering perennials benefit butterflies and birds. Consider incorporating some of these...
Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden

Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden

It is estimated that one third of human food comes from plants that require pollinators to produce fruits and seeds. Thus, helping pollinators helps us all. Common pollinators include birds, bees, butterflies, moths, flies, and beetles. Around our gardens,...
Fabulous Native Trees and Shrubs

Fabulous Native Trees and Shrubs

Are you looking for plants on the lower end of the maintenance scale, that can thrive in our soggy winters and bone-dry summers, and handle clay soil? Look no further than these garden-worthy native plants, and cultivated varieties of native plants. Vine Maple (Acer...