I was surprised when I first heard Sheldon recommend lilacs as a wind blocking hedge, lilacs?! The flowers seem so pretty and dainty, how could they be a good shield from the aggressive Manitoba winds? I had a lot to learn.
Some plants when you first lay eyes on them in the greenhouse leave something to be desired.
Whatever the name is, this tree needs a little promotion. It’s not uncommon to name plants after their breeders. It’s a good way to honour people.
What’s the biggest tree we can grow? Easy answer, Cottonwood Eastern or Plains Cottonwood. Maybe even a hybrid? Either way Cottonwood is the biggest tree we grow.
Everybody has favourites of some sort. Sugar maple just happens to be my favourite tree. The king of all trees in my opinion!
Wonder blue lilac, what makes this lilac a Wonder? I have two very good reasons – and a bunch of other reasons to grow lilacs in general.
Customers often come to us with the question “do you sell Blueberry bushes?” And my answer is always the same: no. Naturally the question that follows is “Why not?” I shall explain.
Northern Gold Forsythia is one of those shrubs that is often under thought. I think it is because it puts on its biggest show of beauty at the start of the year, and everything can seem “plain” after that.
We have all encountered a Hosta in our lives, they are one of the most popular shade plants for our area. They are hardy, tolerant to practically everything and they are gorgeous.