October 04 2021

Holiday Curb Appeal: A Simple Tip for Each Touchpoint

Decorating for the holidays doesn’t need to be a big project. Between holiday travel, family get-togethers, shopping, and making sure you find at least a little bit of time to exhale ahead of the new year, we say to keep it simple when it comes to showing your holiday spirit on your front yard and […]

October 04 2021
firepower heavenly bamboo

Firepower Heavenly Bamboo

With a name like firepower heavenly bamboo, this shrub has a lot to live up to—which it does, thanks to its bright red leaves in fall. The foliage can even keep showing off into winter, making firepower heavenly bamboo a top choice for cold weather color. Plant firepower heavenly bamboo in well-drained soil and full […]

September 01 2021

Shasta Viburnum

Showy clusters of white flowers combine with oblong-shaped leaves to make Shasta viburnum a one-of-a-kind spring bloomer. Not only that; this deciduous shrub has year-round appeal, from distinct berries in spring to maroon leaves in fall and stately branches in winter. Shasta viburnum typically grows to about 8 feet tall and 12 feet wide. It’s […]

August 02 2021
know your plants Hydrangea


Summer flowers simply don’t get more stunning than the large clusters of color in hydrangeas. With more than 70 species of this flowering shrub across Asia and the Americas, you’ve likely seen and heard of hydrangeas—but how do you grow them? It’s best to plant hydrangeas in fall so they can get established for their […]

July 01 2021
know your plants Spirea 1


Comprising 100-some species of flowering shrubs, the Spiraea genus has its fair share of real estate in home gardens across the U.S. Spelled slightly differently than their genus name, spirea plants are known for being easy on both the eyes and the hands. They’re very simple to maintain, especially considering their colorful clusters of flowers. […]

June 01 2021
know your plants StJohnsWort

St. John’s Wort

Have a large backyard? Give it the look and feel of an open meadow by planting St. John’s wort. This flowering plant spreads fast and far with stems both above and below ground, which is why we recommend it more for sprawling spaces than smaller gardens. Originating from Europe and now found in most of […]