What are elderberry?

The Beautiful World of Elderberry

Plant Profile:  Sambucus

There are times when you need the perfect and unique plant in your garden.  A plant that displays a spectacular trifecta of sheer wonderfulness:  *Delicate yet sturdy flowers that turn into lovely and, in many cases, edible fruit.  *Color that shines without ostentation.  *A soft texture that belies its true strength.

Oh, you may think that this perfect plant doesn’t exist, but it does my gardening friends, and it goes by the name Sambucus.  And did I mention they are deer resistant?

What is the process of having a landscape design?

How to Work with a Landscape Designer (Part 1 of 2)

You know that moment when you drive up your street, pull up to your home and suddenly realize that your landscape seems a bit tired and needs to be updated?  That’s the same time you look at your neighbor’s homes and think, man, they look so fresh.  That, my friends, is the moment you know your landscape needs some help and it’s time you did something about it.

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Best reblooming shrub.

Spring Re-blooming Shrubs

Putting Sonic Bloom™ Weigela to the Test  
Every year a batch of ‘new this year’ plants arrive at garden centers across the country, some are not worth taking home and planting, despite the pretty signs and convincing advertisement, while others definitely garner a second glance.  One such plant that I would put in the ‘second glance’ category is the Sonic Bloom™ Weigela.

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