Fences and trees do not always make great neighbors and constructing a fence between trees without comprehending the ways in which trees and fences interact can lead to dead trees and broken fences. If you construct it properly, a fence…..
The plum is just one of the oldest cultivated trees in the world. There are more than 140 varieties of plum offered in the USA. They may be used for hedges and hurdle plantings in addition to fruit or ornamental…..
Clethra alnifolia, commonly referred to as summersweet and sweet pepperbush, might be a treasure for wildlife within its perennial range, U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 through 9. Its aromatic blooms and peppercornlike seeds beckon winged wildlife, attracting…..
After you’ve spent the day clearing brush and dead branches around your premises, you need to understand what to do with the waste. Many communities prohibit open burning because it pollutes the atmosphere and can result in wildfires. Burying it’s…..
Plum trees called dwarf plum trees, generally reach heights of 5 to 7 feet. They are suitable for anglers with small yards. Dwarf plum trees develop bigger since they are grafted onto dwarf tree rootstock. There aren’t any reliable rootstocks…..
Exceptionally attractive to bumblebees, Phacelia tanacetifolia flourishes in U.S. Department of Agriculture zones 3 through 10, which makes it a good choice for Bay Area gardeners. The plant bears spiky purple blossoms that bloom along a stem. Phacelia tanacetifolia is…..
If you want an attractive groundcover for your Northern California garden, look at tracking white lantana (Lantana montevidensis”Alba”). This perennial grows up to 2 feet tall and 6 feet wide, and produces white flower clusters, green to green leaves and…..
Though somewhat similar in appearance, lucky bamboo isn’t the same thing as the things you will see growing exceptionally rapidly along your neighbor’s land line. Lucky bamboo is part of this Dracaena genus, and many of us will recognize it…..
First a word of caution: “Invasive” is the polite way to refer to mint’s developing customs. In perfect, or maybe not so perfect, circumstances, mint will take over your garden, spreading by underground roots. Consider it in the upper tier…..
Veronica is a huge genus of herbacious perennials that has something for everybody — multiple flower colours, multiple foliage textures along with a variety of forms. Whether you need a vertical accent in cool white or a durable, evergreen ground…..