Plant of the Week

Tulip Tree

Tulip Tree, Liriodendron

tulip-treeAn elegant, eye-catching shade tree that holds its own in the largest yards.

The only tree that shows off large tulip flowers amongst all that foliage.

In Autumn the foliage turns and equally beautiful gold color.

We have lost of sizes to choose from, but the $121 specimens are magnificent.

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NOW $121.00




KEN LAIN
The Mountain Gardener
Featured columnist for Prescott eNews

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By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Mushrooms growing in the lawn, on mulch, or in the garden may make you wonder if something is wrong. Often our first instinct is to get rid of ‘shrooms, but mushrooms growing in your lawn or garden are signs of a healthy soil containing lots of organic matter.  Beautiful works of nature, mushrooms are … Continue reading

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By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener I believe that butterflies, some of the most beautiful, magnificent, and interesting creatures in any garden, are God’s gift to gardeners. Fortunately, butterfly numbers are increasing in our landscapes. The reason so many butterflies are appearing in our gardens is that they are losing their natural habitats.  The building of homes, roads, and farms … Continue reading

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