Acidic Soil



| November 1, 2023

Winterberry (‘Ilex verticillata’)

A deciduous holly with delightful berries! Why We Love It: Winterberries are native to North America and provide great aesthetic and wildlife value! Mid-summer blooms lead to berries in fall (with proper pollination) that last into winter. The berries are long-lasting; they do not immediately fall to the ground when ripe. Thus, a plethora of […]

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Tips & Tricks

| August 15, 2023

pH Matters!

What is soil pH? The soil pH value is a measure of soil acidity or alkalinity. Soil pH directly affects nutrient availability. The pH scale ranges from 0 to 14, with 7 as neutral. Numbers less than 7 indicate acidity while numbers greater than 7 indicate alkalinity.  The ‘little variances” in readings represent a huge […]

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| January 1, 2023

Baldcypress (Taxodium distichum)

A Deciduous Conifer with Intrigue! Why We Love It:Baldcypress is a pyramidal deciduous conifer that adds an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape. It has narrow, bright green fern-like leaves. Come fall, the feathery leaves turn a stunning orange/cinnamon-brown before they are shed. Baldcypress is a unique tree that can provide shade and […]

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