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Horticultural Trivia

What tree or shrub is virtually extinct?  It has not been seen in the wild since 1790. Answer: Franklinia alatamaha.  Apparently, this tree was discovered on the bank of the Altamaha River in Georgia in 1770 by John Bartram who collected a few for his garden, but this plant has not been seen in the wild since 1790.  According to Michael Dirr, the tree guru mentioned...

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Discover hotpots

We created hotpots, our container garden and rentals division, with a mission to create elegant container gardens customized to your life.  First, we custom pick the plants for your container based on bloom times, color preference, texture and other characteristics.  Next, we help you choose the perfect container from our vast assortment of sizes, colors and...

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A plant for all seasons…

Whether as part of a hedge on a historic estate or as a specimen shrub at the entrance of an architecturally modern home, the flowering quince is one of the more versatile plants in the landscape. Best recognized as a harbinger of spring, Chaenomoles speciosa spends most of the year as a shrubby tangle of branches with non-descriptive foliage while providing a haven...

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All About The bulb

On Friday, May 9th,  a group of JWT employees traveled to Gloucester, Virginia to visit Brent & Becky's Bulbs, a premier wholesale grower of bulbs and perennials. Brent and Becky Heath, the owners of the business, gave a thorough tour of their gardens and facilities, including a private tour of their home gardens.  Throughout the tour, Brent and Becky lectured on a...

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Got Veggies?

Did you know we design, install and maintain vegetable and kitchen gardens? Most vegetable gardens only require a small amount of space to provide plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables for the whole family.  Research shows that a good garden promotes both healthier eating and physical activity as you become involved with harvesting your plot. During the growing...

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Top Ten Flowering Trees Your Landscape Can’t Live Without

The arrival of spring brings the early-season standards - tulips, daffodils and other ground-level bloomers.  However, in an effort to encourage a well-rounded landscape, we came up with this list of showy blooming trees that will surely draw your attention upward now through the fall. 10. Lagerstroemia x ‘Natchez’/Natchez Crapemyrtle—warm, cinnamon brown bark,...

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