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May 02 2019
know your plants CatmintWalkersLow

Walker’s Low Catmint

Easygoing and long-blooming, Walker’s Low is one of the most commonly grown catmint varieties in home gardens. By easygoing, we mean that it can grow in just about any soil and sunlight with minimal maintenance. That said, the ideal spot for Walker’s Low is in full sun and dry surroundings. The lovely lavender flowers of […]

May 02 2019
know your plants Daylily

Daylily

Daylilies might not be true lilies, but they are certainly one of the most popular flowering perennials you’ll find. That’s likely because they come in all sorts of colors and combinations, while being ultra-reliable and easy to maintain. Better yet, some daylilies—such as the Stella D’Oro—bloom at both the beginning and end of summer. Daylilies […]

April 15 2019
know your plants pear tree

Pear Tree

When summer scorchers are hanging on into fall, who wouldn’t want a pear tree in their backyard? Pears can be harvested in New Jersey from August to December, which means you can have a delicious and nutritious snack ripe for the picking nearly half of the year. There are two types of pear trees: fruiting […]

April 15 2019
know your plants PurplePlum

Purple Leaf Plum

An ornamental plant is one that is grown primarily for aesthetics, which the purple leaf plum tree delivers in elegant fashion. Also known as cherry plums, purple leaf plum trees are known for their deep maroon leaves, paired with white and light pink flowers in early spring. Plant a purple leaf plum tree in full […]