Kinnikinnick is February 2019 Plant of the Month

Plant of the month series for Lafayette Colorado area landscapes February: Kinnikinnick Kinnikinnick of various forms also known as bearberry because sometimes bears will eat the Fall berries in mountainous native growths, or by its botanical name Arctostaphylos uva-ursi is a low growing, mostly evergreen ground cover that is an excellent shade tolerant choice for … More Kinnikinnick is February 2019 Plant of the Month

Black Chokeberry is January 2019 Plant of the Month

Plant of the month series for Erie Colorado area landscapes January: Black Chokeberry Black Chokeberry, or Aronia melanocarpa elata and its variants Iroquois Beauty Dwarf Chokeberry and Lowscape Mound Black Chokeberry are great plants for use along the Front Range of Colorado in a woodland setting, or where there is a lot of excess water. … More Black Chokeberry is January 2019 Plant of the Month

Ruby Falls Weeping Redbud Tree is November 2018 Plant of the Month

Plant of the month series November 2018 for Erie Colorado landscapes NOVEMBER: Ruby Falls Weeping Redbud Tree Wow! What a garden stunner! This new introduction from North Carolina State University is a fabulous blend of deep maroon, almost black color and the weeping habit so many landscapers like to show off in that special intimate … More Ruby Falls Weeping Redbud Tree is November 2018 Plant of the Month

Ornamental Feather Reed Grass is October 2018 Plant of the Month

Plant of the month series October 2018 for Louisville Colorado landscapes OCTOBER: Ornamental Feather Reed Grasses You see them everywhere as ‘Karl Foerster’ feather reed grass in medians, malls, public buildings and residences, but there are several other variegated varieties as well that may make more sense in your landscape. Known as Calamagrostis acutifolia, and … More Ornamental Feather Reed Grass is October 2018 Plant of the Month