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Why Aren’t You Growing These Super Fruits?

It’s a simple question really! We love these two easy to grow fruit trees, with amazing health benefits that can easily be grown in containers. These low maintenance fruit trees can almost be planted and forgotten, until they amaze you with beautiful flowers and an abundance of fruit. So, what are these plants exactly? What […]


Magnolia Trees: Facts and Care

Magnolias are the state flowers for two states, Louisiana and Mississippi. There’s only 50 states, but there are tons of different flowers! Needless to say, magnolia flowers and the trees they grow on must be pretty spectacular. They’re tough fragrant trees with elegant beauty. Magnolia blooms release their sweet floral lemony scent for almost half […]


Crape Myrtles: How to Prune, not Murder

The time change is upon us, meaning it’s time to spring forward! While we’re getting used to the time change, temperatures are starting to break and plants are getting used to more afternoon light and warmer temperatures. Spring is literally around the corner, so it’s a good time to consider pruning your plants before they break dormancy. […]


Meyer Lemon Trees: 7 Secrets for Loads of Fruit

The Meyer Lemon Tree is a fun tree that always seems to be blooming or fruiting. Many Meyer Lemon trees are blooming now, bringing beautiful flowers and a wonderful fresh citrus scent to many homes. What’s a better way to prepare for spring cleaning than with an all-natural lemon scent? These low maintenance trees don’t […]


Willow Hybrids: A Quick Care Guide

Buckle up. As of today there are 23 days until spring. A few of you might have warmer temperatures, like in Florida….or…only Florida. A lot of you may see a little bit more of snow and ice this year. However, we won’t let the cold suppress our gardening and landscaping spirits will we?! There’s an amazing tree […]


Washington’s History with Fruiting and Flowering Cherry Trees

With Presidents’ day just passing us by and George Washington’s birthday coming up, it’s a good time to think about a little presidential history. I’m sure everyone can remember their elementary school teachings about George Washington chopping down a cherry tree. Let’s refresh your memory a little In case you’ve forgotten. As the story goes, […]


Camellias: History, Planting, and Care.

Winter isn’t usually known for beautiful shrubs and hedges outside of evergreens. Some of the flowering varieties don’t provide people with blooms until the spring! Most people instantly think about large evergreen trees like pines and spruces when they want something to provide their yard with winter color. However, Camellias are an often overlooked evergreen […]


Evergreens For Winter Color: Our Top Five

While winter deposits large amounts of white snow and ice all over the nation, things can get a little bleak. Deciduous trees lose their leaves, and people long for the color that fall, spring, and summer provide. However, winter doesn’t have to be a colorless time! There are a variety of indoor and outdoor evergreen […]


Hand Pollination: A Quick Guide

Even though it’s quite cold outside and a few areas are bogged down with snow, January is a brighter month. As the days pass they’re now getting longer and brighter while we move towards spring! This may not mean much for our dormant trees sleeping through the snow storms right now, but we’ve been noticing […]


Pineapples: The Elite.

If you were to read, “Too ravishing for moral taste …like lovers’ kisses she bites – she is a pleasure bordering on pain, from the fierceness and insanity of her relish,” by Charles Lamb would you know that it was his poetic words about the Pineapple? A luscious fruit that took the world by storm? […]