Beautiful stand alone shrub

I have a 10 ft by 10ft open square on my front yard, full sun, that I want to plant a single shrub or tiny tree. I would prefer a shrub that doesn’t need pruning as I like natural shapes…

Watering Perennial Shrubs in Fall

Hello my rain barrels are still active and will be disconnected by 30 Oct 2019….is it wise to continue watering perennial shrubs like weigela, rose of sharon and swamp mallow until the first hard frost…thanks for your response…

Suggestions for what I can plant in area by fence.

I want to replace my 5 Karl forester grasses with something about the same height that will not require as much maintenance. As I’m getting older I’m looking for something that will require less work. The area is 3 ft,…

Elderberry stopped flowering

We have several wild elderberry bushes. We have harvested the berries for over 20 years. Last year, two of the bushes produced almost no flower heads: in their place were ‘heads’ of very small leaves. The appearance is that the…

Shrubs for shade

Hello, we have a bare area near a low fence that we were hoping to plant a shrub for privacy. Unfortunately the area is very shaded (no direct sun) due to two large cedars in our yard and a very…

Propagating Little Princess Spirea

Trying to propagate this plant. Took softwood cuttings in June, planted in soil less mix and kept in a portable greenhouse in the shade. They,looked good for about a week then started to turn brown. Some seemed to have roots…

Insect on Serviceberry shrubs

Good morning – I’m hoping you can help me with identification and eradication of an insect which leaves a white web on my largest Serviceberry, as well as eating the leaves on all 3 of my bushes. On two occasions…

Bilberry Plants

hi I have macular degeneration and have been trying to buy bilberry plants to put in my garden. this is a very hard undertaking. Do you sell these plants or know of anyone who does? I’m really getting desperate. thanks…

Plant

Hi, the attached photo is a plant in my front lawn garden of my home. I’m not sure what type of plant it is but have noticed clusters of dark, hard sacks growing off the branches of the plant all…