Tuesday, December 22, 2009
It's that time of year when we think of decorating our homes and holly is very popular. If you would like to plant a holly in your landscape remember to get and male and female plant of the same species. You can have several females that will bear berries, but you must have a least one male within a few hundred feet.
Thursday, December 17, 2009
Saturday, December 12, 2009
Baptisia australis is the 2009 plant of the year. It's a great plant that gets about 4 feet tall and has blue flowers. It is slow to come up in the spring but grows very quickly and will be blossoming in June. It has charcoal colored pods that stay all winter and rattle in the wind. It has a tap root so plant it where you want it to stay as it hates to be moved. It will eventually seed down and you can move those little seedlings. Every garden shoud find room for one (or two) of these.