Tag Archives: native plant research

Research: Sorghastrum nutans

If you are on our email list you may have received an email recently extolling the virtues of Sorghastrum nutans, or Indian Grass. You may have heard about allelopathic properties attributed to Sorghastrum nutans. This means that, similar to Juglans nigra (Black Walnut), the plant exudes plant growth regulating chemicals that inhibit plant growth around […]

Native Plants in Research: Allium cernuum – Climate Change and Changing Flower Color

The nodding onion was recently featured in a research paper about how climate change is affecting the colors of flowers. Our own native, Allium cernuum was one of 12 species studied. The research, by lead researcher Cierra Sullivan out of Clemson University’s Department of Biological Sciences showed a link between climate change and an increase […]

And the Results are In

We choose what plants we grow based on a few things, some of those considerations are: Do we like them? Do you want them? Can we grow them? Will they grow well? Do we think you should be growing them? Can we make money growing and selling them? There are many reasons you may or […]