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Frost Flowers

About three years ago, my wife and I were taking a winter walk to the back of our property. It was a nice, sunny morning, but had frosted hard during the night and the air temperature was still below freezing. After crossing the creek we walked into a clearing between...

Best Native Grasses for Landscaping Projects

Wildflowers bring color and charm to any part of your property, but sometimes you want to make a dramatic statement. Native grasses will really bring interest and another textural dynamic to your landscape. We like to seed native grass mixtures like the Tallgrass...

What’s a Native Plant?

Let’s define what a native plant is.  A plant that has originated without the influence or intention of human beings in a particular area or region is native to that area.  So when you refer to native plants you must define the area that encompasses their origin....

The Best Time to Plant Wildflowers

The best time to plant seeds is after you have chosen a sunny spot and have removed the existing vegetation. The best time of year to seed wildflowers is anytime you have a good seed bed established (we suggest weed-free compost as a perfect substrate for wildflower...