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River Birch (Betula nigra ‘Heritage’)

‘Heritage’ River Birch  (Betula nigra ‘Heritage’) ‘Heritage’River Birch ‘Heritage’ Growing Zones: 4-9 Mature Height: 40-50 ft. Mature Width: 25-30 ft. Sunlight: Full or Partial Soil Conditions: Very wet tolerant, clay tolerant Bark: very ornamental in maturity Fall color: yellow As is implied in the name, river birch are well-suited for planting along river banks, and […] Read More

Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis) Heart of Gold at Victoria Gardens in Rosendale, NY

Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis)

Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis) ‘Hearts of Gold’ at Victoria Gardens in Rosendale, NY The heart shaped leaves of this Redbud variety are a dazzling golden green. In the fall the leaves turn a striking orange/yellow. We love this tree planted at the woodland’s edge, where the striking light foliage stands out against the dark forest […] Read More

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Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘Gold Rush’

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘Gold Rush’ Dawn Redwood Growing Zones: 4-8 Mature Height: 40-50 ft. Mature Width: 20-30 ft. Sunlight: Full or Partial Soil Conditions: Very Adaptable Drought Tolerance: Good Fall color: Orange and yellow The Dawn Redwood tree, Metasequoia glyptostroboides, is a deciduous conifer, with soft needle-like leaves that look like evergreens, but are […] Read More

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5 garden chores to do after a heavy rain

After a heavy rain, there are a handful of garden chores you will want to do before the soil dries out again. #1. Weed The moisture in the soil makes weeding so much easier than after a week of dry weather. The soil is soft and you have a better chance of pulling the whole root […] Read More