The Barn Blog: Dig it!

Shrubs That Grow in Full Sun

by Aaron Isaacman on Mon, Sep 26, 2016 @ 11:57 AM

Sick and tired of planting shrubs that shrivel up and die? Or just overwhelmed with high maintenance plants that require continuous watering?

Planting the right plant in the right place is the solution, IF you know what to...

Dwarf Shrubs for Small Landscapes

by Aaron Isaacman on Tue, Sep 13, 2016 @ 11:56 AM

If you have a small landscape or garden and you don't want to spend time pruning them down (who does!), dwarf shrubs are the answer. Even in large landscape these tiny plants can make a big statement.

The need for small...

Ninebark are a  native shrubs to North America and named for their interesting curly bark. These purple colored shrubs are a toseller at our garden center. Why? The reasons are plentiful.

  • Deer Resistant Ninebark are often...

Viburnum are one of the most popular landscape shubs and commonly found in berms, planting beds and landscapes throughout neighborhoods in Northern Illinois. They are popular due to their hardiness, size, and beauty....

Planting Trees & Shrubs for Fall Color

by Julie Joyce on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:23 AM

Fall is just around the corner! As the weather cools and we enjoy less hours of sunshine, summer blooming plants will begin to look tired. The hot sunny days required for blooms have peaked and now is the time to think about...