Category Archives: Flowers

Shrub of the Week: Hills of Snow Hydrangea

Please excuse me for my month long hiatus from the Shrub of the Week blog. I would like to tell you I’ve been scouring the earth looking for new and interesting plants but that would be a lie. It’s a … Continue reading

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Shrub of the Week: Mountain Laurel “Sarah”

Unlike last week’s selection, this week’s shrub is a profuse bloomer. You can see them and their cousins right now throughout the area.  This week’s shrub is the… Mountain Laurel ‘Sarah’ Kalmia latifolia ‘Sarah’ The Sarah Mountain Laurel is a … Continue reading

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Shrub of the Week: Common Lilac

This week’s selection is the New Hampshire state shrub. It is widely planted throughout the country.  This week’s shrub is the… Common Lilac Syringa vulgaris The lilac is really a widely planted shrub throughout the world. It comes in colors … Continue reading

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Shrub of the Week: Mayflower Viburnum

This week’s selection you should be able to find out in your yard or neighborhood as it is a popular plant. This week’s shrub is the… Mayflower Viburnum Viburnum ‘carlesii’ Mayflower viburnum is a versatile plant. It’s bright pink clusters … Continue reading

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Shrub of the Week: New Hampshire Gold Forsythia

This week’s shrub is an early bright spot for everyone and it comes with a local connection to New Hampshire. This week’s shrub is the… New Hampshire Gold Forsythia  Forsythia ‘NH Gold’ was originally hybridized in Claremont, NH. It’s that bright … Continue reading

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Low Maintenance Plantings for your yard

HOSTA Once it’s planted, this plant only requires a little water and can thrive in both sun and shade. That’s it! WAVE PETUNIAS These colorful flowers requires a little fertilizer, frequent watering and very little pruning. PRIMROSE Plant in either full … Continue reading

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