Category Archives: flowering shrubs & trees

the 5th season…

I recently read an article where this time of year was referred to as the “5th season”, a term that I liked a lot.  The article was about plants – mostly ground covers, flowers, shrubs, grasses – that are for … Continue reading

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magnolias…a wonderful spring show

While waiting for most flowering shrubs and perennials to begin their seasonal show, the Royal Star Magnolia (Magnolia stellata ‘Royal Star’), is busy putting on her own show. In our Zone 5 gardening location the branches of this beautiful specimen … Continue reading

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