Eggplant (Solanumm melongena) is a warm-season vegetable that has a long growing season and grows slowly during cool periods. It grows best in temperatures between 70 and 85F.
Lagerstroemia species is a beautiful summer-flowering, deciduous tree.
Ligustrum is the genus of the wicked privet plants. Common or European privet and Chinese privet have escaped into the wild across the South East and are weedy and invasive.
Nandina, also known as heavenly bamboo, (Nandina domestica) is an evergreen or semi-evergreen broadleaf shrub. It is a tough and durable plant in the landscape.
Mountain mint is an easy-to-grow perennial that flowers from July to August. It is also a magnet for many pollinators such as wasps, skippers, bees, and moths.
Wildflowers are rising in popularity in gardens and landscape. They add beauty to any landscape as well as attracting forms of wildlife. Some wildflowers are ideal for cut or dried flower arrangements.
Lichens are plant-like organisms. Lichens are not a moss or plant, but they are an alga and fungus growing together in the same body in a symbiotic relationship.
What are invasive plants? An invasive plant is one that is non-native or exotic, is introduced to an area, and has no natural predators.
Topping Trees also known as heading, hat-racking and rounding over are commonly done to reduce the size of a tree.
Between now and the end of March is the best time to plant potatoes. Homegrown potatoes taste far superior than potatoes bought from the supermarket.