This little succulent plant welcomes spring each year with an early bouquet of delicate pink flowers. Not just amazing for their unique growing shapes, succulents can also add bright colors to your garden with their one-of-a-kind flowers. This compact succulent is aptly named Crassula ‘Springtime’. With the majority of succulent plants blooming in the summer, […]
Is there anything as delicious as the rich, tart-sweet taste of fresh raspberries? They’re so good fresh on ice cream, cereal, salads, in pies and jams, and a wide assortment of other mouth watering dishes. The good news for us is that raspberries are easy to grow in our area of Oregon. So, with a […]
Pruning can be confusing. Mostly because of a couple questions: When is the right time to prune? How much do I cut off? While each plant is different, there are some general guidelines to get you started. Reasons for Pruning Rejuvenate. Shrubs that have become leggy or have weak flower production can be helped a […]
Fall can be one of the most colorful times of year in your garden. Show some fall style in your yard with these plants that display stunning autumn color. Ornamental Kale – showy plants that give you beautiful whites, pinks, purples and reds from fall through winter. They prefer cool weather and full sun to […]
There are several plant varieties that are referred to as “hens and chicks.” Sometimes it is difficult to tell them apart. Sempervivum and Jovibarba plants for example look almost identical, but their flowers are completely distinct. Botanists actually use a plants flowers more than the plant itself to distinguish/classify plants. See the difference in flowers […]
We’ve been growing a lot of new succulent varieties this year. Here are pics of a few: Echeveria Afterglow – this one quickly became a favorite with its burning bright colors that you just won’t find on other varieties. Sempervivum Fire Dragon calcareum – lime green leaves with smoldering dark red tips is a […]
See just how tough hens and chicks can be. Customers often want to know how long they can hold their plants before planting them again. We decided to perform a little test. We started with four similar plants and put them in situations that might arise when you can’t get around to planting right away.