Care-free tips for growing serviceberries

Care-free tips for growing serviceberries

Serviceberries are outstanding landscape plants, native to North America and well suited to small gardens and woodlands. Here are some care-free tips for choosing and growing a serviceberry tree at home. Serviceberries... Read more »
How to care for fruit-bearing plants

How to care for fruit-bearing plants

Create a tasty garden with fruit-bearing plants! Here are some quick tips to help you get started. Different fruit-bearing trees you should know Fruit-bearing trees fall into two major categories: pome fruit,... Read more »



Flowering trees to plant in spring

Flowering trees to plant in spring

Many spring gardens are built around flowering trees, and with good reason. When a flowering cherry, dogwood, star magnolia or redbud is covered with colourful blossoms, it always steals the show. These... Read more »
Care-free shrubs: red-osier dogwood

Care-free shrubs: red-osier dogwood

Also called red-twig dogwood, this species grows into a many-stemmed, shrubby clump that welcomes spring with small, yellowish white flowers and oval green leaves. These guidelines will show you how to properly... Read more »
A beginner's guide to planting a shrub

A beginner’s guide to planting a shrub

Shrubs make a handsome addition to any property and add definite curb appeal. Follow these easy steps to properly plant your shrubs so they flourish. Shrubs are supplied by nurseries in three... Read more »
How to plant a tree

How to plant a tree

Trees provide beauty and welcome shade to any garden. Use these tips to get started on planting your own trees. 1. Best time for planting The ideal planting time for deciduous trees... Read more »
Deciding where to plant a tree

Deciding where to plant a tree

Trees give an air of maturity and permanence to a garden. They add height and depth to even simple garden designs and provide shelter and privacy. These easy steps will help you... Read more »
Simple tips for growing low-maintenance yellowwood

Simple tips for growing low-maintenance yellowwood

Yellowwood is the perfect shade tree for yards where lack of space is a consideration. Here are some simple tips for selecting and growing the low-maintenance tree. Getting started with yellowwood Growing... Read more »
A beginner's guide to growing clethra

A beginner’s guide to growing clethra

Commonly known as summersweet or sweet pepperbush, clethra is an essential shrub for gardeners who crave fragrance. Check out this beginner’s guide to growing clethra and add it to your garden today!... Read more »
Low-maintenance tips for growing smokebush

Low-maintenance tips for growing smokebush

Wherever it is planted, smokebush always commands attention because of its unusual airy, rounded flower plumes, which resemble puffs of purple smoke. Here are some low-maintenance tips for growing smokebush. Some beginner’s... Read more »