Winterberry Holly (Ilex verticillata)

This spectacular shrub is a must in the winter garden. Winterberry is a native deciduous holly. This holly does not have the common prickly leaves, but are oval shaped and soft. After its leaves fall, this shrub becomes covered in these amazing red berries that makes it a show stopper. Only the female plants form theseContinue reading “Winterberry Holly (Ilex verticillata)”

Thanksgiving Decor & Porch Ideas

Gifts for Gardeners

This blog post was written without any affiliation with any brands listed. It is simply a gift giving guide if you’re looking for a gift for a gardening lover. Visit the Pinterest Board for more ideas. Tools: Good gardening tools are an investment and any gardener is sure to be thrilled with a new tool!Continue reading “Gifts for Gardeners”

Poison Ivy… Where to find it, how to remove it, how to take care of the rash

Study these photos well…   These are photos of the poison ivy leaf. I am amazed at how many people don’t know what poison ivy looks like, and I wish to educate people! I see it everywhere, especially in any lesser maintained areas, even all around Fayette County. I’ve even had it in my ownContinue reading “Poison Ivy… Where to find it, how to remove it, how to take care of the rash”

A Green Friday Instead of Black Friday

Who wants to work the day after Thanksgiving? Or even in the middle of the night post Thanksgiving Dinner? I for sure would not; and I wish more people in the United States wouldn’t have to worry about getting into work during the holiday, not being able to spend time with their families because theyContinue reading “A Green Friday Instead of Black Friday”