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Thuja Green Giants: The Facts and More

  When we say Green Giant we’re not referring to the Jolly Green Giant mascot associated with canned and frozen vegetables. We’re referring to the Thuja Green Giant. You can’t have ‘giant’ in the name of a plant that doesn’t get massive, so this tree lives up to its name. Quickly growing to heights of […]


Bare Root: Facts Exposed

With chilly temperatures upon us, and plants starting to look barer with little to no leaves left, we’re starting to bundle up and stay inside more often. As we often times want to sleep a little more in the winter a few plants take it a step further and go into dormancy – meaning they […]


8 Quick Tips for Avocados

Avocados are a super fruit that’s on the rise. More and more recipes are using them. You can use them for salads, sandwiches and dips like guacamole. Avocados can even be used in breakfast dishes or desserts. With all of these new avocado trends- to keep up with buying enough avocados can be expensive. Luckily […]


The Facts About Sedum Tiles

Early November is an excellent time. Colorful fall leaves are still on a few trees and old man winter has started to show his face. Halloween has passed but people are still into dressing up. This is when Renaissance fairs come into play. You can go eat well, jest while people are in costumes, and […]


How to Get Fruit Your 1st Year

When will this tree give me fruit? This question is one we get asked very often. While the answer varies based off of how old your plant is or what variety it is, most of our plants will give you fruit in within one year of being planted. Our trees are grafted not grown from […]


Happy National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day

Happy National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day! It’s a day to celebrate you. No matter how you like your bitter chocolate. Maybe you like it with wine, with sweat pants and a chick flick, or at any time for any reason at all, but be sure to include some almonds. Almonds are a very popular […]

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No, Our Royal Empress Trees Aren’t Invasive, Here’s Why

In some states Royal Empress Trees or Paulownia Trees are commonly thought of as invasive trees. In fact, they’re listed as invasive trees. This can be pretty jarring to hear while shopping for a new tree. No one wants to plant something that will spread all over their neighborhood. However, not all Royal Empress Trees […]


Get Figgy With it

What do you think about when you hear the word “fig”? The most common answer is probably the popular snack, Fig Newtons which are pretty interesting cookies that excite the masses. Up until a few months ago figs felt pretty foreign to me. I’ve always wondered what exactly figgy pudding is, and if it actually contains […]


Winter Protection For Your Plants

We know that it’s definitely getting cold now! We’ve had to turn the heat on down here in South Carolina. If we need the heat on down here already, then I can’t even imagine what temperatures are up North right now! With temperatures dropping fast my Cold Hardy Avocado Tree was officially relocated indoors for the winter. Although, I […]


Top Winter Hardy Trees

How’s your weather? Is it getting chilly? Are you starting to notice that your shirt sleeves are getting longer and thicker? It’s that time of year when temperatures start to noticeably drop from “Oh, it’s nice outside,” to “Oh my gosh, it’s cold outside!” I’m sure you’ve started to notice people busting out the flannel, […]