Category Archives: Great Plants for Northern Gardens

Azaleas in bloom

Great Plants for Northern Gardens: Day 3 — Northern Lights Azaleas

In early spring, gardeners are hungry for color, and one of the best ways to get that color is by planting spring flowering shrubs. Northern Lights azaleas are rock-solid hardy…

Great Plants for Northern Gardens: Day 2—Black Hills Spruce

Winters in the North can be wimpy or wild, but no matter how severe or mild, winter will be here for a long, long time. That stretch between November and…

Peonies

Great Plants for Northern Gardens: Day 1— Peonies

Many gardeners look forward to November, a time when the northern garden is mostly put to bed and you can relax with a cup of tea and a sense of…