9 Shrubs for Shade Gardens

9 Shrubs for Shade Gardens

The following shrubs are just a small group of many shrubs that work very well in shade gardens. However, these I would call pollinator powerhouses. 8 of them are native to North America and are beneficial to a wide range of pollinators and butterfly/moth larvae. Enjoy!   Hydrangea quercifolia, better known as Oakleaf hydrangea, is […]

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Kansas Gardener’s Garden June-July

Kansas Gardener’s Garden June-July

Here is the second part to the garden tour. enjoy the photos and comments!   Above you can see my driveway Border Garden. I had to put in this fence to keep visitors from parking too close to the edge of the drop off where the culvert it. I added some of my favorite rustic […]

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Sumacs for the Landscape

Sumacs for the Landscape

Sumacs are one of the more under used native shrubs in our landscape. If you want shrubs aglow with colors of fire and sunsets, then sumacs are the plants for you. You have seen them along the highways in the fall, oranges and reds in large masses dotting the hills of the prairie and un-mown […]

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