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Cut It or Leave It? What to Prune and What to Leave Standing
For most of us, winter’s a time to fight with our snow blowers, be cold, and pack on a bit of insulation (Christmas cookies, anyone?) For your plants, however, it’s a time to lay low and conserve energy for the explosion of new life ahead…
Forget Me Not
Forget-Me-Nots In a Greek legend, God named all the plants when a tiny unnamed one cried out, “Forget-me-not, O Lord!” God replied, “That shall be your name.” Another legend tells when the Creator thought he had finished giving the flowers their colors he heard one…
Columbines will give a beautiful, bright color to a moist, and semi-shaded spot in your garden. Columbine’s Latin name is “Aquilegia” which translates to “dove,” and just one look at the elegant, spurred wingtips of the columbine flower will tell you why. Columbines come in…
All About Pansies and Growing Them
Pansies – A Guide to a Popular Spring Bloom | The Dees’ Nursery
The Becky Shasta Daisy Perennial
Shasta daisies have been a mainstay of a classic perennial or cut flower garden for years and the Becky is one of the best. The Becky Shasta Daisy gives you stunning great color summer into the fall, which is one of the reasons she was…
Echinacea Purpurea Purple Cone Flower
Echinacea Purpurea, also known as Purple Cone Flower, is one of the most popular perennials in the garden center today. Most of you know it as a dietary supplement that you purchase at the local health store, used to help fight off and prevent infection….