Ornamental trees - Page 2 of 5

  • Berry Bright Saxifrage

    Regional Picks: Plant Wish List – Southern Plains

        1. Indian Pink Name: Spigelia marilandica Usda Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9 Size: 18 to 24 inches tall and 15 to 18 inches wide Conditions: Widely adaptable to…

  • Article

    Regional Picks : Water-Wise Plants – Northwest

      1. Divided Soft Shield Fern   Name: Polystichum setiferum Divisilobum Group Usda Hardiness Zones: 6 to 9 Size: 15 to 18 inches tall and 24 to 30 inches wide Conditions: Partial…

  • Ascot Rainbow Euphorbia

    Regional Picks: Deer-Resistant Plants – Mid-Atlantic

    While most gardening pests and problems vary greatly depending on region, there is one dilemma that just about all of us have to contend with—deer. There are populations of deer…

  • fruit growing in a container

    The Best Fruits to Grow in Containers

    Unlike many other edibles, fruit trees and shrubs can take up a lot of space when grown in the ground. An average semi-dwarf apple tree, for example, takes up anywhere…

  • Article

    Stealing the Scene

    It is easy to dismiss the garden of Adrian Bloom as having no relevance for us normal American gardeners. First, the garden is in England, where, as everyone knows, the…

  • Design

    Regional Picks: Late-Winter Interest – Southeast

        1. Japanese Forest Grass Name: Hakonechloa macraand cvs. USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9 Size: 12 to 18 inches tall and wide Conditions: Partial shade; consistently moist, humus-rich…

  • Magnolia ‘Spectrum’

    The Top 10 Magnolia Trees To Grow

    Magnolias (Magnolia spp. and cvs., USDA Hardiness Zones 3–9) have been appreciated as garden subjects for centuries. The Chinese planted magnolias at their temples as early as the seventh century,…

  • Article

    Regional Picks: Unusual Autumn Stars – Northern Plains

    If you’re sick of the same old asters and mums, why not plant an unexpected fall-star instead? Here some truly out-of-the-ordinary plants for upping your fall garden game in the…

  • Design

    Surprising Shrubs for Small Spaces

    My old garden was big. There was room for tree-size lilacs, billowy shrub roses, and rhododendrons so sturdy that you could climb on them. I knew that moving across town…

  • Design

    Knock-Your-Socks-Off Trees

    Trees are a big deal. Once planted, they will change the garden around them and become the backbone of the landscape. They are the part of our gardens that will…