Plant of the Week: Hydrangea White Diamonds

Hydrangea White Diamonds is our Plant of the Week for this week. Here, during the hottest part of summer, it can be difficult to find anything that really looks good. White Diamonds is the plant that always looks good. This tough, smaller panicled hydrangea is the best bloomer in my garden. It absolutely outshines it […]

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Plant of the Week: Walker’s Low Catmint

Plant of the Week: Walker’s Low Catmint

Walker’s Low catmint is our Plant of the Week for this week. Catmint (Nepeta) is a low-growing, perennial that has great qualities in the landscape. I started working with Walker’s Low in 2006 as a landscape designer in Manhattan, KS. We used a lot of low maintenance plants that were very hardy and drought tolerant. […]

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2020 Kansas Native Plant of the Year – Baptisia australis

2020 Kansas Native Plant of the Year – Baptisia australis

The 2010 Perennial Plant of the Year was Baptisia australis, Blue Wild Indigo. It was also picked to be the 2020 Kansas Native Plant of the Year. It is a great, native perennial for the garden and landscape. Add it into a spot and let it be, it will outlive many other perennials. About Baptisia […]

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Lavender for Landscapes

Lavender for Landscapes

Over the years I have developed a love for many different kinds of plants, from annuals to perennials and trees to shrubs. Among these I have found some outstanding plants that do well in a variety of conditions, among these is lavender. Lavender is a semi-evergreen, woody perennial from the Mediterranean region. When planted in […]

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