Category Archives: Gardening

September Landscaping Tips

Happy September All!! This is certainly one of the nicest months of the year. There’s nothing like walking out of the house to a crisp September morning knowing it’s going to warm up to the mid 70’s with low humidity. … Continue reading

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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: Ever-Low Yew

This week’s selection’s flowers are not noticeable at all. In fact you wouldn’t think it flowers at all except for the red berries in the fall. This week’s shrub is the… Ever- Low Yew Taxus media ‘Ever-Low’ The  ever-low yew … 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: Mountain Fire Andromeda

Finally it seems the weather has started to warm some. This week’s shrub is one of the first evergreens to show off in the spring. This week’s shrub is the… Mountain Fire Andromeda Pieris Japonica ‘Mt. Fire’ Andromedas bloom in early … Continue reading

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