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A New Dwarf Shrub Introduction That You're Going to Love

By Aaron Isaacman January 14, 2019

Introducing the Electric Love Weigela, and "love" is definitely appropriate for this gem. We..

Easy To Grow Flowering Shrubs: Amber Jubilee Ninebark

By Aaron Isaacman April 19, 2018

Ninebark have always been a great choice for the landscape but one of the newer varieties, the..

The Secret to Successfully Growing Azalea & Rhododendron in Illinois

By Aaron Isaacman April 16, 2018

We're tackling a touchy subject in this article; how to grow Azalea and Rhododendrons in Chicago.

Our Favorite Things: Plants, Landscape & More

By Julie Joyce July 12, 2017

We're starting something new! Everyone that works for The Barn has one thing in common; a passion..

Shrubs That Grow in Full Sun

By Aaron Isaacman September 26, 2016

Sick and tired of planting shrubs that shrivel up and die? Or just overwhelmed with high..

Dwarf Shrubs for Small Landscapes

By Aaron Isaacman September 13, 2016

If you have a small landscape or garden and you don't want to spend time pruning them down (who..

Ninebark: An Easy To Grow Flowering Shrub with Purple Leaves

By Julie Joyce July 13, 2016

Ninebark are a native shrub to North America and named for their interesting curly bark. These..

The Lil Ditty Viburnum  - A Short n' Sweet Shrub

By Julie Joyce June 23, 2016

Viburnum are one of the most popular landscape shubs and commonly found in berms, planting beds and..

Dwarf Versions of Your Favorite Plants

By Julie Joyce April 28, 2016

It's cool to be small and downsizing is in! When it comes to home design and decor, being small is..

Top Shrubs for Shade

By Julie Joyce June 2, 2015

A shady landscape can be an oasis of lush color. Some may view it as a challenge but once you being..

Prairiefire Dogwood: A Colorful Hardy Shrub for the Landscape

By Julie Joyce July 24, 2014

Prairiefire Dogwood:

A Colorful Hardy Shrub for the Landscape

The Prairiefire Dogwood is a bit of..


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