Category Archives: The Garden Post

June Plant of the Month: Perennials for Pollinators

Pollinators have a huge impact on us and the world around us! It’s estimated that pollinators like bees, butterflies and hummingbirds are directly responsible for more than a third of the food we eat. Pollinator populations have been on the decline in recent years due in part to the over application of pesticides and the […]

May Plant of the Month: Gardenia

One whiff of their glorious fragrance and you’ll fall in love with these evergreens! Gardenias are shade loving evergreens grown for their beautiful white flowers and lovely scent. Depending on variety, Gardenias can bloom any time from late spring to late summer and their vibrant, white flowers contrast wonderfully with their glossy, dark green foliage.  […]

April Plant of the Month: Azaleas

Azaleas are a southern garden staple for their elegant blooms and versatility. Evergreen or deciduous, shade or sun loving, large or dwarf; there exists an azalea for any spot in your garden. The two most popular types of azaleas are the traditional and reblooming varieties. Traditional Azaleas A favorite of southern gardens for generations. These […]

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 […]