Sep
10

Wild Rose bush Growing Hips

Garden State: Healthy, Wilting The Wild Rose bush in our front garden has shed it’s flowers and is now showing rose hips. I’m not sure if I am suppose to remove them if they will fall off on their own. Today’s Jobs: None

Sep
10

Smoke Bush

Purple Smoke Bush Cotinus coggygria var. purpurea Small tree with 3" rounded green to rich purple, almost black foliage. The name Smoke Tree comes from the lavender to purple plume-like panicles that form in summer, producing "poofs of smoke." Airy clouds of purplish red "smoke" in summer lend an exotic air. Unusual accent or specimen. …

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Aug
15

White Chrysanthemum

Pompon Chrysanthemum Chrysanthemum x morifolium Native to Europe, Asia and South Africa, chrysanthemums are aromatic annual and perennial herbs or subshrubs that are members of the Compositae family that includes some 100 to 200 species. There are twelve different flowerhead forms which distinguish the different chrysanthemums. Plant Type: Annual Status:Growing Garden Area:Front Porch Basket Attributes: …

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Aug
07

David Viburnum

David Viburnum Viburnum davidii Showy evergreen shrub valued for its glossy dark green leaves and metallic turquoise blue fruit. Plant Type: Shrub Status:Growing Garden Area: Side Garden Attributes: Dense, white flower clusters Ornamental Berries Attracts Bird and Butterflies Deer Resistent Ideal for shrubborders Dark, blue-green foliage Blooms in spring Care and Maintenance Water: Semi-Moist Fertilization: …

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Aug
07

Candy Tuft

Candy Tuft Iberis sempervirens 'Purity' I. sempervirens is a very attractive, spreading evergreen with narrow, dark green leaves. When in bloom, its covered with clusters of pure white flowers and usually max-out by June. It is not uncommon for sporadic flowering to continue throughout the year. Plant Type: Ground Cover Status:Growing Garden Area:Front Garden Attributes: …

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Aug
07

Bush – Unknown

Unknown Bush unknown Plant Type: Shrub Status:Growing Garden Area:Front Garden Attributes: Care and Maintenance Water: Semi-Moist Fertilization: Cold Hardiness: Pruning: Sun Requirements: Bloom Season: Spacing: Flower Colour: none Average Size: Growth Rate: Slow Images: Helpful Links:

Aug
07

Tree – Unidentified

Unknown Tree Unknown Tree with green maple-type leaves and 'helicopter seeds' (maple tree seeds). Leaves are kind of droopy, but maybe I'm just not watering it enough. New growth is red in colour. Plant Type: Tree Status:Growing Garden Area:Front Garden Attributes: Care and Maintenance Water: Semi-Moist Fertilization: Cold Hardiness: Pruning: Sun Requirements: Bloom Season: Spacing: …

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Aug
07

Tree – Unidentified

Unidentified Tree Unknown Tree with light green leaves. Leaves remind me of the shape of a japanese maple tree leaves Plant Type: Tree Status:Growing Garden Area: Front East Garden Attributes: Care and Maintenance Water: Low (once established) Fertilization: Cold Hardiness: Pruning: Sun Requirements: Bloom Season: Spacing: Flower Colour: Average Size: Growth Rate: Very Slow Images: …

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Aug
07

Japanese Holly

Coned Dwarf Japanese Holly (Hetzii) Ilex crenata 'Coned Compacta' This holly resembles boxwood, but its growth habit is lower and more spreading. Leaves are dark green, glossy, small, ovate to elliptic, with slightly scalloped edges. Berries are small and black, though sometimes white or yellow. Needs rich, moist, slightly acidic soil, good drainage and thick …

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Aug
07

Shrub – Unknown

Shrub – Unknown Unknown Small shrub with needle-like leaves. No flowers Plant Type: Annual Status:Growing Garden Area: Front West Garden Attributes: Care and Maintenance Water: Semi-Moist Fertilization: Cold Hardiness: Pruning: Sun Requirements: Bloom Season: Spacing: Flower Colour: Average Size: Growth Rate: Very Slow Images: Helpful Links:

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