Planting Rhododendrons

Western North Carolina has an exceptional climate for a myriad of plants.  One of the most beautiful evergreens that bespeckle our mountainsides are Rhododendrons. Rhododendrons come in a variety of colorful blooms ranging from deep fuchsia, to pinks, purples and whites.  Rhododendrons can be either evergreen or deciduous and a popular subgenera of these beautiful, hardy plants are azaleas.  One of the most lovely of the rhododendrons found in Asheville’s  natural habitat is the Flame Azalea. The key to keeping your healthy plants from Lynn’s…

The Best Time To Plant

The season of Spring spans one of the best times of year for planting outdoors.   Adding permanent fixtures such as trees and evergreen shrubs lend beauty all season long to your business or residential landscape.  Choosing the right plants for your land consists of knowing the patterns of light and shade throughout the day and seasons, and understanding the drainage and soil conditions for your plants.  Professional landscapers will provide you with a sketched layout of the landscape plan.  Often, if the property is large…

The Bountiful Benefits of Blueberry Bushes in Landscaping

Blueberry bushes are one of those indispensable landscaping plants. Here are a few great reasons why: Blueberry plants come in a variety of sizes and leafy colors, from silver to yellow green foliage. Blueberry flowers attract pollinators more than many other types of blossoms. Blueberries are an excellent edible for both wildlife and the home-owner. When selecting blueberry plants, be sure to pick up two of each species for better results from cross-pollination.