APLD’s The Designer magazine’s Winter 2015 edition is out!Cheri has a featured Pro Plant Picks article on pages 16-17. See the full APLD magazine issue here!
Overdam Feather Reed Grass
Calamagrostis acutiflora ‘Overdam’
This ornamental grass is a favorite to use in a variety of garden styles as it is a flexible, year-round performer that works well in a
Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum
Common Name: Mum
Description: Chrysanthemum plants are just about the easiest of all of the perennials to grow. Mums should be planted in early spring after all danger of freezing, however they can be planted almost any time, as long as they have time to establish their root system before the hottest weather.
Maintenance: Chrysanthemums grow
Gardeners Can Make a Difference – Help Protect Our Native Pollinators!
A pollinator-friendly yard not only provides nectar and pollen for the pollinators, but also nesting sites and/or host plants on which pollinators can lay their eggs. When the eggs hatch, the leaves of the host plant are instant food.
Pollinator-Friendly Landscaping Tips:
- Plan for as long a season
Botanical Name: Salvia nemorosa ‘May Night’
Common Name: Salvia, May Night Purple
Description: A dense, upright clump of grayish-green foliage covered with spikes of violet-blue flowers from May through July.
Maintenance: Clear previous year’s growth in early spring to allow new growth to emerge. Remove faded blooms to encourage repeat flowering if desired. Excellent for cutting. Divide mature plants