Featured Plants

In The Not Too Distant Future…

Recently I returned from the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) in Baltimore, Maryland, one of the nation’s largest trade shows for the Independent Garden Center. More than 11,000 registered attendees came from 48 states and 16 countries to visit 956 exhibiting companies all there to...

Holly Tea Olive, A True Christmas Gift

It’s no secret that over the last decade the “Green Industry”, garden centers and growers, have had their fair share of botanical struggles. Hemlocks have woolly adelgid, oaks have bacterial leaf scorch (BLS) disease, elms have Dutch elm disease and elm bark beetle, impatiens have...

Featured Plant Delosperma

Hardy Ice Plant, Delosperma cooperi ‘Jewel of Desert Garnet’. A great ground cover for full sun that stays low....

The Dove Tree In Bloom!

The Dove Tree, Davidia involucrata ‘Sonoma’! Rare, unusual, “hardy” and gorgeous…it is in flower today. Also known as The Handkerchief Tree, Davidia grows 30-40 feet tall. The cultivar ‘Sonoma’ flowers heavier at a younger age....

BRACE YOURSELVES FOR THIS…

  article written by Robert LaHoff Here it is quite simply… one of the most popular annuals grown, marketed and sold in the Northeast may be difficult to obtain this coming spring. “Impatiens avoidance behavior will largely be seen for the first time in 2013, says Cornell...

A FEW PLANTS TO GET EXCITED ABOUT

Published April 2, 2012 | By Robert LaHoff Spring is finally here! The anticipation of color emerging from swollen buds, daffodils poking their heads through the softening mulch and warmer temperatures all have me eager to start our gardens revival. There are so many wonderful plants to look forward to...