Gardener's Blog

September Plant Pick: Mums

Garden Mums (Chrysanthemum morifolium) signify the season’s change; kids are heading back to school and summer annuals are less vibrant. Mums are hardy perennials that add fall color to… Read More

August Plant Pick: Penstemon

Penstemon, also known as Beardtongue, is one of our most popular summer blooming perennials. They can be used in almost any garden from drought tolerant Mediterranean… Read More

July plant pick: Mandevilla

Mandevilla are one of the showiest tropical plants to use in a sheltered patio. Grow them in a large pot climbing a trellis, draping, or even… Read More

June Plant Pick: Verbena

Verbena is one of the most popular plants to grow in containers, window boxes, hanging baskets and retaining walls in full sun. Verbena is loved by butterflies… Read More

Plant Pick of the Month: Cosmos

Native to Mexico, this showy summer and fall blooming plant has daisy-like flowers in many colors and forms.  Lovely in arrangements if flowers are cut just after they… Read More

Winter Orchid Festival

Orchids evolved 40-70 million years ago. A vanilla bean is the dried fruit of an orchid. Orchids were used in medieval times as aphrodisiacs. There are 3,000 kinds of… Read More