Read article: Brighten up your fall landscape with Tithonia
Brighten up your fall landscape with Tithonia
As summer transitions to fall, our landscapes also transition. The bright-colored flowers of summer begin to fade, and many plants begin to look...
Read article: Tulips in the treetops: Liriodendron tulipifera
Tulips in the treetops: Liriodendron tulipifera
On a recent family vacation, I was able to revisit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. As I return to places I was privileged to visit as a...
Read article: Plants that are made for the shade
Plants that are made for the shade
Many people struggle to grow plants in the shade. I’ve often heard, “Nothing will grow there!” Never fear, though, there’s a plant for every space...
Read article: Why are my coneflower flowers green? Aster yellows
Why are my coneflower flowers green? Aster yellows
Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) is among the most widely planted native plants in yards and gardens. They are long-blooming plants...
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