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The Plant Blog

Our 5 Favorite Groundcover Grasses

Checkout our 5 favorite groundcover grasses to see how you can add lush textures and vibrant hues to your borders and containers.
September 11, 2023

What’s New 2019?

Each year brings fantastic new plant varieties, and 2019 is no exception! We’ve got new Hydrangeas, Camellias, Southern Living Plants, unusual fruit shrubs, perennials, and more. So without wasting any more time, here are some of the most exciting varieties! Hydrangeas Everyone loves Hydrangeas. If you don’t, that’s fine. I respect your opinion… But come […]
February 14, 2019

19 Privacy Plant Picks

Privacy fences and walls are great, but they can be expensive and they require upkeep. However, privacy plants will basically take care of themselves after they’re established, and they only get more impressive with time. Moreover, they filter out CO2 from passing vehicles, they’re comparatively affordable, and they have a fantastic natural beauty to them. Still […]
August 23, 2018

It’s a Cleyera Affair!

Wait a minute… Are those star-crossed lovers in your garden providing an elegant twist of color and texture, taking your landscape to the next level?! Nope, it’s Cleyera! The Romeo and Juliet Cleyera from the Southern Living Plant Collection to be precise. (And that makes much more sense when you think about it) We’re going […]
August 8, 2018

Garden and Landscaping Edging Ideas

Edging is a proven way to improve anyone’s landscape. Its primary task is to distinguish one area from the next. Thus, edging serves as a way to separate the lawn grass from your garden bed. Likewise, its aesthetic value cannot be denied. This is why there are many garden and landscaping edging ideas out there […]
April 23, 2018

For The Birds

Looking for plants that will attract birds to your yard? Fortunately, this really isn’t that difficult! More than anything, birds want a few simple things: food, shelter, and potential nesting sites. So we’re gonna go through 8 of our favorite varieties of plants that help to entice feathered friends into your landscapes. Here are: 8 […]
April 3, 2018

8 GREAT Low-Maintenance Plants

Some gardeners get a lot of satisfaction from maintaining their landscape, pruning, and shaping to their heart’s content. Some gardeners…not as much. If you want some plants that will allow you to focus on other things, this list of 8 low-maintenance plants is for you! 1. Endless Summer Hydrangeas 2. Encore Azaleas 3. Evercolor Carex […]
March 22, 2018

6 Spectacular Shade Plants

It can be frustrating when you have an empty spot in your landscape that you want to fill, but alas…it’s too shaded for your favorite bloomers… Well, fear no more! Today we will go through some of our favorite shrubs for bringing new life to any shade garden. So without any further ado, here are […]
March 13, 2018

Introducing the New Autumn Bonfire Encore Azalea

Get to know the newest member of the Encore Azalea family, the Autumn Bonfire! The Encore Azalea Autumn Bonfire takes a page out of another Encore Azalea’s playbook, the Autumn Fire Encore Azalea, when it comes to their decadently rich, brilliantly true-red, semi-double blooms. However, unlike the Autumn Fire, this azalea is for gardeners looking for […]
February 27, 2018

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