How to Landscape Around Your Pool

Enjoying summer with a backyard pool is certainly a memorable experience. A well designed and landscaped backyard oasis, however, can be magical. Inground pool landscaping offers homeowners the ability to transport themselves to the tropics as well as increase the...

What Plants Help with Drainage

Nobody loves sitting water in the yard. Whether it’s a result of compact/clay subsoil, a sloping landscape, or seasonal rain, poorly drained soil can lead to a muddy aesthetic issue. Or worse: it  can create foundation issues within your home.  Planting is a smart way...

To Home Show or Not to Home Show?

That is the question!  Typically, in November, we like to give you dates for the upcoming show and announce the theme of our garden.  But this year is different.  COVID has brought so many challenges and changes to our everyday lives, and the Home Show has not gone...

Plant Profile – Jack Pear

The Jack Pear is a one of a kind ornamental tree.  Beautiful white blooms appear in early Spring before the leaves come out.  Mine is blooming now and it is full of beautiful blossoms. It also has a golden fall color with hues of red.  It is ideal for urban...

Plant Profile: Black Eyed Susan

Nothing stands out among the prairie flowers quite like the Black Eyed Susan. They bring a burst of showy color to the full-sun garden. Golden yellow, daisy-like petals surround nectar-rich, brown center ‘buttons’ set atop deep green foliage. Unbothered by...