Archives for August 2015

Quick Sketch Service

As autumn draws near with it's promise of gorgeous colors and cooler weather, it's time to start thinking of what your yard will look like this fall. Since fall is the perfect time to plant trees and shrubs, our FREE Quick Sketch Design Program is a great way to help you make landscaping decisions.  … [Read more...]

Gardening 101: What’s the Difference Between Annuals and Perennials?

While some of our readers are no doubt expert gardeners, this series is aimed at those who are just getting their feet wet in the gardening world. This is both an exciting and overwhelming place to be; there is a whole world of beautiful flowery possibilities out there, but when you don't know much … [Read more...]

Oh Deer! How to Keep Deer Out of Your Garden

Looking out your window and seeing deer munching on your beautifully landscaped yard is every homeowner's nightmare! While they may be swift and graceful, deer are also capable of making short work of all the decorative plants and trees around your home. Thankfully, there is also a wide variety of … [Read more...]

Soapwart

Saponaria x 'Oliviana' Tight mounds of succulent, green foliage hold masses of delicate pink star-shaped flowers. Light foot traffic.Exposure: Full sunUSDA Zones: 4-8Dimensions: 3"H by 12"WDrought Tolerant: Yes … [Read more...]

Scotch Moss

Sagina subulata 'Aurea'  Low moss-like carpet of bright neon-yellow foliage, tiny white flowers spring-summer, does not like drought or wet soil. Moderate foot traffic.Exposure: Full to partial sunUSDA Zones: 3-9Dimensions: 1"H by 6"WDrought Tolerant: No … [Read more...]