Tag Archives: Seasonal Interest

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 […]

Bringing the Blooms Indoors

We plant natives for the pollinators, to support the ecological systems, for the birds, yes, yes we do. But there’s a reason we plant some and not others, why “nativars” are a thing and why New Moon Nursery can’t sell ugly plantsĀ  (we have tried! and tried again!)- because we plant them (and are able […]

We Have a Confession

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, […]

Seasonal Interest

  Finally it is starting to feel like winter. During this mild weather the birds, chipmunks, squirrels and others have had an extended harvesting and caching season. In some landscapes it is a struggle for resident winter wildlife to find food that will sustain them through the coldest seasons. Often when planning a landscape the […]