I Love Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’
Looking for a lovely small tree with pink flowers? Kousa dogwoods start off as an upright, vase shaped tree and later they mature into a more rounded, form with horizontal branching. ‘Satomi’ has pink flowers in early summer, red fruit in late-summer, and foliage that ranges from reddish-purple to purplish-green in the fall.
Woo hoo! It's been a really long week )ahem...cough!( but it's finally Friday. I'm gonna to walk up to the pea patch to fertilize the tomatoes and plant out this annual Lupinus densiflorus. Come with me! My neighbor's sycamore has all leafed out. I like it next to the purple Prunus cerasifera. This is the hottie fireman neighbor's car. Looks like someone's going to plant some Ficus pumila. These pots would get so much more love and respect chez moi. This is the ratty flower patch next to the…
Trees for Tight Spaces - FineGardening
Small-space gardeners often encounter three basic problems: The space is jumbled and chaotic, there’s no room for variety, and the space doesn’t connect to the rest of the landscape. It is better to address as many of these issues early in the game rather than late in the design process.