All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘plant lists’

Asiatic Lily Black Beauty

Safe Gardening with Dogs and Cats: Common Plants Poisonous to Pets

Do you like to garden with pets? Dogs and cats can be great garden company and it’s important to keep them safe. I have had my fair share of four-legged garden helpers and I will say that some needed a lot of training to safely roam the garden, while others were able to work it out on their own. When …

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Johnsons Blue Geranium

These Hardy Perennials are the Toughest on the Block

Every garden needs the personal touch that comes from unique and diverse plants. Yet those plants are not always the easiest to care for. These lists of tried-and-true hardy perennials for sun and shade are essential to build the foundation of a garden. Whether you’re hoping to start a new garden from scratch, or fill in an existing garden with low-maintenance …

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How To Choose A Perfect Christmas Tree

Know Your Tree! How to Choose the Right Fresh Christmas Tree for Your Family

What makes the “best” Christmas tree? Having sold fresh cut Christmas trees for many years, I can attest to the old adage that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In truth, your best fresh Christmas tree may look vastly different than someone else’s. Size, shape, branch density, needle length, color, and fragrance are some of the personal preferences …

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Houseplants For Low Light

Gorgeous Indoor Plants that LOVE the Dark

Do you want to brighten up a dark corner of your home or add a little life to the basement? There are a number of beautiful indoor plants that are ready for the job. A handful of tropical, broad-leaf plants are primed for low-light situations through basic biology: large leaves that soak up as much light as possible. Some also …

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