Plant Profile – Supertunia

The Supertunia is a variety of the Petunia, which is a Summer annual.  This means it will not come back on its own next year.  The Supertunia is self-cleaning, vigorous and in my opinion, the best Petunia on the market. Supertunias have mounding habits that can reach...

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...

Plant Profile – Geranium Rozanne

Geranium “Rozanne” is a great plant for the garden. It is low maintenance requiring minimal attention. It is a hardy, repeat blooming blue Geranium, which is a perennial. It’s suitable for a wide range of climates and is pest and disease resistant. Geranium “Rozanne”...

Can’t Believe It’s Already August….

This has been a year for the books. Between all the rain this Spring and continued rain through the Summer so far, the grass and plants are going crazy. It has been quite a few years since I can remember cutting almost every week through July. This last week, however,...