conifers

  • narrow conifers
    Design

    Narrow Conifers for the Mountain West

    Sometimes you just want a tree to stay green year-round. You may need privacy from a neighbor, or you may need a specimen with color and texture to accent your…

  • Article

    Fall in Renee’s Garden

    My name is Renee Minirth. This is fall in my garden. In Memphis, fall lasts into December. Sometimes it’s hard to find good fall color in Southern gardens, but I’ve…

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    Everything You Need to Know About Conifers

    What is a conifer? We think of it as an evergreen plant with needle-like foliage, but a conifer is simply a plant that bears cones. And not all conifers are…

  • blue conifer tree
    Design

    Blue Conifers for the Midwest

    As our Midwest gardens transition to those long winter months, we start to focus on any remaining elements that offer color and texture. Ornamental bark, colorful stems, showy fruits, and…

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    How-To

    How to Grow Conifers in Containers

    The sculptural qualities and year-round presence of evergreen conifers make them valuable assets in a garden. Planting conifers in containers is useful because they can be easily moved, combined with…

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    Design

    Conifers in Dale’s Garden

    Today Dale Dailey (whom we've visited before: Dale's Garden in 2020) is sharing some special conifers. Coniferous trees and shrubs have a special place in our garden located near Lansing,…

  • Caradonna salvia
    Design

    Jay’s Garden in the Mountains

    Today Jay Sifford, an award-winning landscape designer in North Carolina, is sharing his home garden. For the past two years, I've been realizing a dream that I've had since childhood:…

  • Taylor Eastern red cedar
    Design

    Tall, Skinny Conifers for the Southeast

    Perhaps you struggle with when it’s appropriate to use an exclamation point at the end of a sentence. However, you don’t need to struggle with when to use one in…

  • Compact blue Eastern red cedar
    Design

    Icy Blue Conifers for the Southeast

    Interest in growing conifers in the Southeast continues to be on the rise. Every year we learn more about which species and cultivars grow best in our region. One of…

  • Albyn dwarf Scots pine
    Design

    Dwarf Pines for the Mountain West

    The forests in the Mountain West are made up of huge swaths of pines, such as lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta, Zones 4–8), ponderosa pine (P. ponderosa, Zones 3–7), and many…