Author Archives: Kat Falcon

March Plant of the Month: Flowering Cherry

These ornamental flowering trees best known for their prolific blush white or pink spring blooms and are one of the earliest blooming trees. The Yoshino Cherry is the showstopper of the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC every April. Ornamental cherries bear no fruit and can be upright or weeping. Beautiful specimen trees for […]

February Plant of the Month: Forsythia

These deciduous shrubs bear branches full of creamy to bright yellow bell-shaped flowers in late winter-early spring. It’s said that you know spring is near when the forsythia begin to bloom. Height can vary between varieties so be sure to check plant tags for sizing. Use Forsythia for naturalizing and in mass plantings for impact. […]

January Plant of the Month: Arborvitae

Arborvitae are evergreens suitable for a wide variety of uses in the garden. Larger growing varieties, like Green Giant, are excellent replacements for Leyland Cypress. Lower growing varieties, like Emerald Green, are perfect for smaller areas in the garden, near patios, walkways and driveways without the worry of surface roots causing damage. Dwarf varieties, like […]