Let’s talk hedges! Whether they’re evergreen or deciduous, used to screen off an ugly view or to add structure to your landscape, they’re incredibly useful. Plus, learn about a fast-growing arborvitae for hedges, growing ferns indoors, and an interview from a professional composter.
Articles with Trees
Specimen plants are those that transform your landscape from one that merely exists to one that grabs everyone’s attention.
Change is inevitable. Stay grounded.
The garden changes rapidly in the month of June. We plant in May, and as the weather warms in June with long days of sunshine, change comes at us fast. The tomato plants and cucumbers…Continue Reading
Arbor Day Musings of Perseverance
There are gardens to grow, seeds to sow, trees to plant and relationships to nurture. As we do this we reflect like Jefferson on the finiteness of our own lifespan. If we can balance inevitable change with well grounded unshakeable virtues and beliefs, we temper some of the sadness of time wasted and opportunities squandered. We make a difference.
Spring has sprung and I’m not “pollen” your leg!
Spring has sprung here in West Michigan even though this week the weather doesn’t feel like it. The bees are ready to get to work. My friend Mike Connor, arborist and bee expert will join…Continue Reading