Plant of the Week: Oregon Trail Maple

Plant of the Week: Oregon Trail Maple

Oregon Trail maple is our Plant of the Week for the last week of October. This is our signature tree, everyone around us knows us for this special plant. About Oregon Trail Maple Hiawatha, KS has long been known as the City of Beautiful Maples. Over the decades, many sugar maples were planted in Hiawatha, […]

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Garden Bones

Garden Bones

Just the other day I remarked to a colleague about his garden and how we designed gardens with the “bones” in mind. Garden bones of course, are not the bones of any animal, but the strong plants that hold the garden together through all seasons, when perennials have faded and annuals are put to rest […]

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Choosing a Tree to Plant

Choosing a Tree to Plant

Autumn is the time for fall color. When a lot of people start thinking about autumn color, their minds travel to photos they have seen of New England, with old churches and barns among the Catskills and Adirondack Mountains, a burst in colors of red, purple, yellow, bronze, gold, and orange. However, when I think […]

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