Category: In The Nursery

Versatile Hydrangeas

Tall or short, red, pink, purple, blue, white and shades in between, few shrubs provide the versatility of hydrangeas. Generations of gardeners have loved and designed their gardens using them as summer privacy screens, landscape focal points, and as sources for beautiful cut flowers. Now, thanks to new hydrangea introductions, there are even more ways to use them. Fall in love all over again. Continue reading

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Pruning Red Raspberries

There’s an unfounded rumor that raspberries are difficult to prune. This isn’t true if you understand the type of raspberry in your garden. Summer bearing raspberries produce only one harvest per year while everbearing, or fall-bearing, raspberries can produce two harvests. Continue reading

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The Cotinus Craze

“Smoketree,” the common name for the genus Cotinus, aptly describes the hazy, smoky look of the flowers sported by this fabulous plant. Best described as a deciduous large shrub or small tree, Cotinus boasts species with varying heights, unique summer flowers, outstanding fall color and low maintenance requirements. Continue reading

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