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| November 1, 2022

Chi Chi Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba ‘Chi Chi’)

A Favorite for Unique Foliage and Rich Fall Color Hardiness Range: 3 to 8 Height: 4-6’, Slow Growing Spread: 4-6’, Slow Growing Exposure: Full Sun Fall Color: Bright Yellow Why We Love It:Chi Chi Ginkgo is a dwarf variety of the popular ginkgo tree. This dense, multi-stemmed shrub has distinct fan-shaped, emerald green leaves that […]

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Plants

| June 8, 2022

Variegated Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’)

Elegant Addition to Shade Gardens Hardiness Range: 4 to 8 Height: 24” Spread: 24”+, over time  Exposure: Full to Partial Shade Flower Color: White Why We Love It: Variegated Solomon’s Seal is an herbaceous perennial with an elegant, arching growth form. It has a different texture, shape and leaf than many common shade perennials. Their stems […]

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Plants

| May 2, 2022

Biokovo Cranesbill (Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘Biokovo’)

Pretty Pink in a Compact Package Hardiness Range: 4 to 8 Height: 6 – 12” Spread: 12” Exposure: Part Shade Flower Color: Pale Pink Why We Love It: Biokovo Cranesbill is a compact, perennial geranium that blooms heavily in late spring and early summer, and its dark green leaves turn a beautiful dark red in […]

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Plants

| November 1, 2021

River Birch (Betula nigra)

A Favorite Tree for Winter Interest Hardiness Range: 4 to 9 Height: 40’ to 70’ Spread: 40’ Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade Fall Color: Yellow Why We Love It:This native tree is a lovely fast-growing shade tree to add to your landscape. While the natural habitat of River Birch is near a streambank or […]

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Plants / Tips & Tricks

| March 30, 2021

Beyond Burning Bush: Fall-Scaping for Gorgeous Late Season Landscapes

Fall in Wisconsin is a bittersweet season. The initial dread of the upcoming winter months can lead to a reluctance to embrace the beauty in the fall landscape. This is a huge missed opportunity! September and October can (and should) be two of our most spectacular months outdoors. Another reason fall color can be neglected […]

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