Favorites of Spring.
After a prolonged winter, gardeners start showing up at the garden center long before perennials start responding to the the impending spring. Folks start asking after tomatoes and hanging baskets. We give our
Herons and Hellebores
At GPF Maineville, this time of year the mornings promise to be crisp, the herons promise to be cantankerous and the hellebores promise to inspire the curious gardener in us all. From the edge of our perennial
Benjamin Franklin is credited with the concept of Daylight Savings Time, the basic idea to make the best use of the daylight hours by shifting the clocks forward in spring and backward in fall. This practice has
Fire Chief Arborvitae
This month’s featured plant is perfect for borders, perennial gardens, or in any landscape bed. The fire chief arborvitae is a low maintenance shrub what stays low to the ground and in a ball shape with little to no
The Secret Life of Greenfield
Spring at a Grower/Retailer of Plants is a strange and wonderful whirlwind. Every job is done in one of two extremes...cold or hot. We go from high stepping through eight inches of compacted snow to stepping into a
Helleborus (Lenten Rose)
During these gloomy months and strange weather Cincinnati has been giving us lately, lots of us are looking for something to brighten our day. Well, here is what you have been looking for! I introduce you to…the beautiful Hellebore! This perennial, commonly known as the Lenten Rose, blooms when most other plants are not! Helleborus comes in many different colors, ranging from black to pure white. It likes to bloom in late January or early February, can handle dry shade once established, and is deer and rabbit resistant. In the past week, as the helleborus have been blooming, Greenfield has welcomed so many happy bees looking for flowers. It is a sure sign that spring is just around the corner.