Chaenomeles contorta, or the Contorted Flowering Quince will provide a most unique focal point for any shrub bed. Pale pink buds leading to white single flowers are adorned on twisting, contorted branches for a head turning effect. Can reach 2 to 3 feet tall if left un-clipped, or train into a classy bonsai. All flowering quince are quite adaptable to extremes of weather and soil types, so it will be an easy care plant for any busy gardener wanting a great looking plant with minimal input…

Chaenomeles contorta, or the Contorted Flowering Quince will provide a most unique focal point for any shrub bed. Pale pink buds leading to white single flowers are adorned on twisting, contorted branches for a head turning effect. Can reach 2 to 3 feet tall if left un-clipped, or train into a classy bonsai. All flowering quince are quite adaptable to extremes of weather and soil types, so it will be an easy care plant for any busy gardener wanting a great looking plant with minimal input…

Growing Forsythia bushes is one of the best ways to get a really early show of flowers in your yard in spring.

Tips for Growing Forsythia Bushes

Pagoda Dogwood: A beautiful tree with branching that can create a layered or tiered appearance.  Produces clusters of fragrant white flowers in late summer, which are followed by purplish-black berries.  Green summer foliage picks up purplish tones in the fall.

Pagoda Dogwood: A beautiful tree with branching that can create a layered or tiered appearance. Produces clusters of fragrant white flowers in late summer, which are followed by purplish-black berries. Green summer foliage picks up purplish tones in the fall.

Rainbow Pillar Serviceberry bloom

Rainbow Pillar Serviceberry bloom

Hellebores and snowdrops:  Nice combo!  Wish I could ever get snowdrops to bloom!!

Hellebores and snowdrops: Nice combo! Wish I could ever get snowdrops to bloom!!

Moss Rules. How would you like a lawn that stays green and beautiful year-round, is native to your area, grows just fine on bad soil, and needs hardly any weeding, watering, or fertilizing? You'd love it, you say? Then don't grow grass—grow moss.

Plant a Moss Lawn

Moss Rules. How would you like a lawn that stays green and beautiful year-round, is native to your area, grows just fine on bad soil, and needs hardly any weeding, watering, or fertilizing? You'd love it, you say? Then don't grow grass—grow moss.

Crabapple - Snowdrift All Season Attraction   The Snowdrift Crabapple, Malus 'Snowdrift'  is an upright, medium sized crabapple tree, attaining 20' high with an equal spread. It has a rounded to vase shape much desired by landscape architects. It is a good pollinizer for medium to late blooming varieties.

Crabapple - Snowdrift All Season Attraction The Snowdrift Crabapple, Malus 'Snowdrift' is an upright, medium sized crabapple tree, attaining 20' high with an equal spread. It has a rounded to vase shape much desired by landscape architects. It is a good pollinizer for medium to late blooming varieties.

Viburnum dentatum. 'Christom' (Blue Muffin)

Blue Muffin® - Arrowwood Viburnum - Viburnum dentatum

Pinterest
Search