Bamboo Maintenance

After choosing and planting your desired variety of bamboo, whether it be a clump form or a running variety the maintenance is essentially the same. Do nothing for the first three years. After the initial establishment stage remove the three year old and older canes...

Top 10 Tree Care Myths

    MYTH #1: When a tree is planted it should be securely staked to ensure the development of a stable root system and a strong trunk. Although it is sometimes necessary to stake trees to keep them upright and allow establishment, there are some adverse effects of...

Mountian Laurel (Kalmia latifolia)

Kalmia latifolia is a large, slow growing rounded evergreen shrub. Varying in overall mature height this medium textured shrub can reach heights of 10 to 15 feet and even larger. There are a few selected cultivars that maintain a significantly smaller form...

Adirondack Crabapple (Malus ‘Adirondack’)

A superior crabapple, upright in form, ‘Adirondack‘ will reach18 feet tall and 10 feet wide at maturity. The leaves of this crabapple are medium green through summer and don’t offer much of a fall display.A introduction by the U.S. National Arboretum this notable...

Redvein Enkianthus (Enkianthus campanulatus)

Hardy to Zone 4 this narrow upright growing shrub can reach heights of 10 to 15 feet. (Not as large in cold climates) With medium green leaves,1-3” long and .5-1.25” wide, arranged alternately along its slender stems. The yellow, orange, and red fall color are perhaps...