No, we’re not crazy! This banana tree is hardy to -5 degrees. The bananas, though, are not edible. It dies down each winter, and all can be enthralled as it grows 12- 15 feet during the season! Maybe place your tropical houseplants underneath. This golden plant grows to six feet with compound leaves three feet
Roses need weekly attention to combat disease and insect problems. If not already done, stems need to be pruned back to live wood, climbers re-secured to their supports, hybrid Teas pruned to 3 or 5 strong stems. Trees In Leaf? Then seeds can be sown outdoors . . . AND insects will come to dine.
Flowers are great; beautiful; charming unless you’re allergic to pollen. And, that is particularly bad if you desire color where you want to sit and relax! But, you don’t have to restrict yourself to just leafy plants to avoid the suffering. Here are three that produce little-to-no pollen. There are others. To find them, just
Going From Here to There Can Be Beautiful Having a whole landscape redesigned and installed can be revolutionary, but sometimes a simple addition can also be gratifying. For instance, how often do you retrace your steps within your present landscape? Your frequent ‘trips’ can be more beautiful and enjoyable by establishing ‘pathways’ such as pictured
Positive actions in the spring are important for your landscape’s continued health. Having your lawn cut higher will produce more food energy which can be stored in an expanding root system; important for fighting disease and for better sustaining turf all season. Consistent, corrective pruning maintains a pleasing appearance while promoting health and strong internal
Here are some professional tips to keep your landscape healthy and beautiful in the spring months.
The color of spring begins with the first spring bulbs and pussy willows, followed by forsythia, magnolias, red bud, dogwoods, and a host of others. Tulips make a dramatic display; a signature of springtime and the beginning of a new season. It is our privilege to help your landscape perform to its best advantage, heralding
Holiday Season Garden Notes Here’s why all your trees should be inspected each year, with maintenance pruning a yearly procedure. Storms and winter ice will test the strength of all trees. Broken trees lose much of their appeal, if not all their value! It’s easy to make attractive displays for the winter patio or entrance
Holiday Gift Ideas for Garden Lovers Protect Your Holiday Tree To conserve, and prevent a fire, spray an antidesiccant on your Holiday tree’s needles, top and bottom before bringing your tree into the house to keep it from drying out. Also, add water as needed.
Holiday Season Is Here! “Jack Frost nipping at your nose;” when comments are made about already missing the summer, or that this December is unusually warm. Whatever the weather, there still are things needed to be done outside to bring your landscape successfully to a close for the season. As these are done, remember your