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The ordeal started in the mid 1990's when I excitedly wrote in the Atlanta Journal and Constitution about a viburnum I hadn't seen before. It was called 'Kern's Pink', and I had come across it at Don Shadow's wholesale nursery in Winchester, Tennessee. The shrub was in full bloom in late April, maybe a bit past its prime, but you could tell that this had the potential to be a blockbuster plant. Instead of the usual white snowball type blooms on Viburnum plicatum, the flowers were a lovely…
Creating a new and better gardening experience. Plants selected for their uniqueness and garden performance including new and exciting bulbs, clematis, daylilies, daffodils, hosta, iris, ornamental grasses, peonies, perennials, roses, shrubs, tulips and more. Size does matter! We ship the largest plants of any mailorder nursery. Larger plants mean more flowers sooner.
Catawba Crape Myrtle Tree
Vibrant Purple Blooms for Months! The Catawba Crape Myrtle is a timeless tree that's well-loved. Why? For starters, this prime pick has: • The most vibrant purple hue. • Healthful growth and manageable height. • Vibrant blooms that last all summer. In other words, the fresh florals of the Catawba Crape Myrtle attract attention. You'll get bright, deep color from its perfectly-formed petals. Dark purple blooms take hold from late spring through fall, meaning you'll get more than 120 days of…
Purple Rock Rose
Neat, compact shrub with showy rose-purple blooms with maroon spots. Tolerates drought, poor soil, little maintenance. Great for informal divider, in rock gardens or accent plant. Evergreen. Full sun. Moderate grower to 4 feet tall, 4 to 6 feet wide. Cutting grown.
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April is time for a minor lawn renovation. All lawn chores should be completed before April 18th, here in the Southern Appalachian region (USDA zones 6a – 7a). If you are planning a major lawn renovation, hold off until September. Following a rough winter, fertilizing is a positive first step for rapid green recovery and filling in dead spots. Steps for over-seeding small dead areas: 1) light soil tilling with a rake, 2) fertilizing, and 3) seeding. Over the lawn, apply a crabgrass…
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