Archive for October, 2010

AUTUMN BEAUTY CONTINUES

Friday, October 29th, 2010

by Sandie Hall Another stunning choice for autumn color is Disanthus cercidifolius. Although it requires careful management to become established (it will not tolerate drought), the rewards will be enjoyed for years to come. Because of its inherent charm and multi-season interest, this is the perfect choice for a curator-quality specimen plant. It is often [...]

AUTUMN BEAUTY

Friday, October 15th, 2010

by Sandie Hall Enkianthus perulatus is a hardy, slow-growing, multi-season deciduous shrub that adds beauty and charm to any landscape. Its finely textured leaves and branches carry foliage all the way to the ground. Happy growing in zones 5 through 8, this delightful shrub produces profuse nodding clusters of small, urn-shaped, white flowers in early [...]

PREPARE YOUR MOWER FOR WINTER STORAGE

Monday, October 4th, 2010

by Kris Wolf As the days grow shorter and the nights get longer, we realize that fall us upon us.  In preparation, we close our pools, cover our lawn furniture and put away our yard decorations, but what are we doing to maintain our lawn equipment? After the last mowing of the year, when the [...]