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Fastest Growing Privacy Trees

Fastest Growing Privacy Trees

Privacy trees are evergreens that when planted next to each other create a living green screen. This is an attractive option for blocking out unwanted sights and keeping neighbors from peering in without the huge expense of an unattractive wooden...

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Top 4 Fig Trees

Top 4 Fig Trees

Fig trees are hardy and easy to grow. They come in a variety of sizes, but even the larger fig trees tolerate heavy pruning and can be grown in pots. Fig trees are self pollinating so you only need one...

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How to Care for Redbud Trees

How to Care for Redbud Trees

Redbud trees are one of the very first trees to bloom in spring and boy do they put on a show! This tree isn’t as well know as it is well recognized. You may overlook most blooming trees on a...

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White Kousa Dogwood

White Kousa Dogwood

The White Kousa Dogwood shows off in spring with a stunning and abundant floral display. The pretty green leaves highlight the lovely four bract flowers. In fall the show goes on with reddish purple autumn foliage. In its youth this...

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Deer Resistant Bushes

Deer Resistant Bushes

1. Barberry Berberis sp. Barberries are easy to grow shrubs that are great for adding color and texture to small spaces. These tough bushes are deer and disease resistant, salt tolerant, and low maintenance! Barberry plants are evergreen in warmer...

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Rising Sun Redbud

Rising Sun Redbud

The Rising Sun Redbud puts on quite a show. New leaves emerge orange and transform as they age, first into peach, then vivid yellow, next chartreuse, and ultimately to a deep green. But the outstanding color doesn’t end there. In...

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How to Grow Cotton Candy Pink Mulhy Grass

How to Grow Cotton Candy Pink Mulhy Grass

Cotton Candy Pink Muhly Grass is a stunning ornamental grass that adds color and texture to the landscape. In late summer billowy pink blooms emerge above the compact, mounded foliage. These airy pink blooms dance in the breeze throughout fall...

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Red Maple Tree

Top 5 North Carolina Native Shade Trees

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, a native plant is “part of the balance of nature that has developed over hundreds or thousands of years in a particular region or ecosystem”. Native trees are an excellent way to...

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Thuja Green Giant Trees for Privacy

Thuja Green Giant: Best Privacy Screen

Thuja Green Giant trees are easy to grow evergreens used mainly for privacy screening. Extremely popular for their fast growth rate and hardy nature, these attractive arborvitae have quickly beat out Leyland Cypress as the number one choice for living...

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