Tag Archives: perennials

What Can I Plant There? Shady, Dry, Root-Filled

Many of us have large trees in our landscapes. Often people struggle with trying to maintain lawn grasses under them, with varying degrees of success. This area can be considered a blank slate for a perennial planting full of seasonal interest. There are some reasons why it is challenging to create a stunning garden beneath […]

Native Perennials for Clay Soils

Last year was the wettest in NJ history and the 2nd wettest year in Philadelphia-area history. We seem to be on track to meet or surpass the goal this year, every month in the spring featured above average rainfall. You are all likely aware of this. All of this rainfall may have exasperated areas of […]

We Had Diarrhena

That’s right folks we had Diarrahena. Get your minds out of the bathroom, or off the cruise ship, honestly people – has this weather driven you mad? Diarrhena americana¬† otherwise known as American beakgrain, is a native grass found in moist woods in part to full shade. Sounds like a challenging location that is difficult […]

Research: Spacing Perennial Plugs with Existing Grasses in a Restoration Site

  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 […]