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How to be chemical free…
As a parent I try to keep chemicals out of my child’s day to day life, or as much of it as I can control. Now since this isn’t a parenting blog; but about landscaping, I’m going to get right ...
Bringing nature’s beauty to the garden.
Pollinators (butterflies, bees and birds) are very important to our environment.  Without them many plants would not produce the end products we use.  But they also bring a sense of calm and enjoyment to the garden.  We all want that ...
You don’t have to wait til May…
To have beautiful spring flowers. There is that small window of time from winter to full on spring where we are stuck with not much blooming around us.  An easy remedy is to fill your planters and a few planting ...
What’s new for Christina Farms!
The main source of perennials for our Landscape projects come from our very own Christina Farms nursery. Every year we like to add a few new perennials to our palette and this year is no exception. Here are just a ...
Did you see that?
Yeah that stuff under the snow…grass!  Maybe spring really is just around the corner!  Are you itching to get your hands dirty?  Well since we still have a few more cold days on the horizon, tilling the garden might be ...
Just because…
Just because the leaves have fallen, the grass goes dormant and it's getting cold doesn't mean you can't spruce up your annual pots! There aren't any "winter" flowers to add but you sure can display some beautiful winter greens in ...
Late bloomers!
Even though the season is winding down, some plants are just winding up!  You can still get a great splash of color with the following fall blooming plants! Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert' From spring to fall you'll be provided ...
A gracious greeting.
Where does your home begin--at the front door?  The plantings? Or the curb?  Many homeowners pay great attention to their interior design and finishes, outdoor living areas, and plantings, yet seem to neglect the important first impression made by their ...
You can’t beat the heat, but these plants sure can!
Soaring temperatures are no fun for any living thing. Perennials are easy to grow no nonsense plants, that's if you plant the right plant in the right spot! Here's our top 5 perennials that will beat the heat of summer ...
Be on the lookout for…
Viburnum leaf beetle could be the next nuisance insect in the same vain as Japanese beetles.  One of the most popular and easiest to grown shrubs is the Arrowwood Viburnum (Viburnum dentatum), which means it's fairly easy to find ...
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