The Best Ohio Low Maintenance Trees and Shrubs

2018-02-13T20:29:41+00:00 By |Plants, Save Time|

If you live in or close to Ohio, this article is a must read for your tree planting ideas.

Get the expert opinion of low maintenance landscape designers from across Ohio on the top low maintenance trees they use in their designs for front yard landscaping.

Below is a list of easy landscape trees for Ohio, followed by the contact information of these designers .

If you’re looking for front yard design ideas to create a beautiful healthy […]

The Best Ohio Low Maintenance Grasses and Groundcovers

2018-02-13T20:30:38+00:00 By |Plants, Save Time|

If you live in or close to Ohio, this article is a must read for your landscape ideas on ornamental grasses and groundcovers.

Get the expert opinion of low maintenance landscape designers from across Ohio on the top low maintenance ornamental grasses and groundcovers they use in their designs for front yard landscaping.

Below is a list of easy ornamental grasses and groundcovers for Ohio, followed by the contact information of these designers .

If you’re looking for […]

The Best Ohio Low Maintenance Flowers and Plants

2018-02-13T20:31:32+00:00 By |Plants, Save Time|

If you live in or close to Ohio, this article is a must read for your landscape ideas.

Get the expert opinion of low maintenance landscape designers from across Ohio on the top low maintenance plants they use in their designs for front yard landscaping.  Many of these are beautiful native plants that you probably never knew would look great in your garden!

Below is a list of easy perennial plants for Ohio, followed by the contact […]

Stop! What you NEED to know before planting that tree

2018-02-22T10:52:54+00:00 By |How To, Plants|

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”

– Chinese Proverb

So you want to plant a tree, eh?

Well I’m super psyched about that!  We definitely need more trees.  And the sooner you plant them, the more you get to enjoy them.  

But I want us to go through some tree planning and planting basics to make […]

Five Vegetables for your Front Yard

2018-02-22T11:38:04+00:00 By |Edible, Plants|

I’m all about breaking barriers between the vegetable garden and the landscape.  With these suggestions, you can start this transition too.  And your neighbors will be impressed.

1- Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis)

Spring asparagus shoots are attractive and delicious

Asparagus foliage is beautiful in midsummer

This herbaceous perennial forms a great textured backdrop to your ornamental beds.  The tender shoots arrive in spring, but be sure […]

The Top 3 Reasons your Tree is Dying

2018-02-22T09:59:35+00:00 By |Plants|

When it comes to growing trees, you would think it’s so simple.  You plant it in the ground, give it some water, give it some more water, let it grow, then enjoy.  Right???  So why does your beautiful tree have disease problems?  Why is your tree dying?

Let’s get out our detective hat and figure out what’s going on with your tree!

Reason # 1: Planting too deep

The absolute most common […]

Five Shrubs That Look as Good as They Taste

2018-02-22T11:43:09+00:00 By |Design, Edible, Plants|

Five Shrubs That Look as Good as They Taste

The word ‘shrub’ is rather interesting.  It kinda reminds me of other words ending in ‘b,’ like glib, drab, blob, flab.  Fairly plain on its own, the word seems to slough its way across the lips and falter to the floor as it leaves the mouth.

Despite any odd word physics, shrubs themselves can be very plain, unassuming plants while others bring amazing beauty to a landscape.  Here […]

5 Trees That Look So Good You’ll Eat Them

2018-02-22T11:48:38+00:00 By |Design, Edible, Plants|

Edible Attractive Trees for Your Landscape

Man, I love me some pie.  That’s right.  Apple pie, banana pie, cherry pie, lemon merengue pie, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, you name it.

 

Yeah, so what gives?

As it turns out, most pies are made from some edible plant.  And most of them come from a tree fruit.

 

Who doesn’t love edibles?  Go to a supermarket and look for the space that seems most ‘alive.’  Odds are, you’ll end up in the […]