Serviceberry (Amelanchier): Spring Flowering Tree

The Serviceberry (or sarvicebarry) is a beautiful flowering small tree or large shrub native to Kentucky and appear in other parts US. It is called serviceberry because about the time the fruit comes out, the waters of the creeks are warm enough to be baptized in. The genus Amelanchier, has several varieties. There is theContinue reading “Serviceberry (Amelanchier): Spring Flowering Tree”

Pussy Willow (Salix discolor): Spring Flowering Tree

  Last summer I came across the Pussy Willow shrub somewhere among my research. I had always seen its stems put into floral arrangements (or even faux ones that light up!) but never really thought of it much as a plant. The native variety around Kentucky, and much of North America┬áis Salix discolor. Of courseContinue reading “Pussy Willow (Salix discolor): Spring Flowering Tree”

Snowdrops- A Winter Flower

Snowdrops are one of the earliest flowers to bloom in late winter or early spring, they can even bloom when there is snow on the ground! They are a sure sign spring is near. If you’d like snowdrops, EARTHeim can plant them for you this fall. Snowdrops naturalize and begin blooming heavily after a year.Continue reading “Snowdrops- A Winter Flower”

Mobile Container Cans

If you have a small balcony or if you have a hard time bending down to garden, there are still some nifty ways to still garden! Mobile containers are a great way to do so. Have containers on casters is a great way to be able to move the container to where you need it.Continue reading “Mobile Container Cans”

Fall Wreath

> Signs of fall are beginning to appear in Kentucky (even though these few days have been quite warm!) I made this wreath to hang on the door for some festive decor