Category Archives: The Garden Post

Culinary Herbs

When starting an herb garden, it’s best to pick herbs that you will use. For beginners, it can be especially difficult to figure out what you’ll need starting out. To make your selection process a little easier, we’ve compiled this list of common herbs and categorized them by type of cuisine! Although there are other […]

Plant of the Week: Red Twig & Yellow Twig Dogwood

These upright shrubs are some of the few deciduous plants that shine even brighter after they lose their leaves in fall and that is thanks to their vibrantly colored branches. As the names suggest, Red Twig and Yellow Twig Dogwoods have strikingly colorful branches that they show off fall and winter, adding bright interest during […]

Plant of the Week: Coral Bells

Heuchera, more commonly known as Coral Bells, is a fabulous shade perennial that’s practically an evergreen in Hampton Roads. While primarily grown for its colorful foliage, which comes in various shades of green, red, orange and purple, it blooms graceful bell-shaped flowers on tall stems beginning in late spring. Hummingbirds frequently visit those flowers all […]