This small tree was introduced to North America as an ornamental shrub, but it escaped from cultivation and is choking many forests and woodland areas.
This old-fashioned favorite, native to eastern North American woods, is cultivated by porch dwellers for its rapid growth and dense foliage. Odd little flowers, shaped like Dutch pipes, give the plant its common name.
Korean Mountain Ash is covered with clusters of white flowers in the spring, bright red or orange fruit in summer and fall, and gray, beechlike bark in the winter.
These green and brown hoppers are generally beneficial in the garden. They eat some weeds, attract birds and other wildlife, and their droppings enrich the soil.
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Simple instructions for preparing a healthy snack right from your garden.
Fall-flowering favorites, as well as choices for beautiful autumn foliage, berries, and seeds, that will keep the color alive in your garden this fall.
The eccentric blue-green leaves, the miniature red and orange trumpets, and the small red berries make this a showy, sassy climber.
The compound leaves of this suckering shrub are yellow to golden-green, and it carries clusters of fragrant white flowers in spring and red berrylike fruits in the fall.
Bright green flower spikes that appear on graceful, nodding stems above clumps of bluish-green leaves.