For an understanding of native plants in a greater context and some stunning photos visit Mary Anne Borge’s blog The Natural Web. According to her bio on her site, Mary Anne Borge “is a freelance naturalist, writer, photographer and educator, living in New Jersey.  I teach classes about native plants, and about the relationships between plants […]

At the recent Native Plants in the Landscape Conference at Millersville earlier this year, Mike Berkeley, co-owner of GroWild,Inc was asked what his favorite native plant is. Of course this is an unfair question to ask of any self-proclaimed “certified native plant nut”. He did have an answer though: Echinacea tennesseensis (Tennessee Coneflower)  When asked […]

  In easy order multiples, our “Deep Plug” offers more roots for the money. More roots means quicker establishment when planted directly in the landscape with less post installation maintenance. The “Deep Plug” when potted into larger containers can improve “turn around” by as much as two weeks. When you compare our “Deep Plug” to […]

Obviously if you are here you are a blog-reader. Or at least curious about blogs. You likely appreciate other points of view and new information. Of course you can find that here. But we think of this as a business blog as much as a plant blog. If you are the type to get your […]

We grow perennials. We hope you plant perennials. We hope you have a perennial garden to clean up. We know! It’s a little late for this now.  (We also know there are tons of blog posts and articles and more articles out there about this topic, you can even pledge to be a lazy gardener, but […]

Spring is here and business is ramping up. And we have greenhouses full of Carex of all types. If you know us, and know James, we have a thing for Carex. Generally we have nothing but good things to say about sedges. We want to talk them up because they are underused in the landscape, […]

Fragrance is a magical attribute. ~ Carolyn Summers Designing Gardens with Flora of the American East Native plants delight the eye, enhance our environment and provide for the local fauna ensuring, with careful attention to the soil, a healthy and enhanced ecosystem. While we are planting for the butterflies and bees and ants and birds, let […]