Category: Plants we love
While the statement in the title is related, it’s not about the color of the fruit in the photo above or the oncoming hues of the leaves this time of year. Yes, those are both amazing, but it is about so much more than that. When we speak of “finding gold” we are referring to the incredible bounty of fruiting plants reaching their peak this time of year.
Everyone has had some experience with this wonderful group of plants. Maybe you enjoyed the hens and chicks growing at Grandma’s house, or the
This is one of those times we wish someone invented smell-o-vision. Why? Because this time of year there is an unmistakable fragrance in the air. The smell of sweet cotton candy given off by the fall leaves of our favorite plant of the day – the Katsura tree.
Oh, don’t get us started! What an amazing plant. Yes, some of us are more enamored with the idea of gaining sustenance from our gardens – especially berries – but who cannot love this plant! Our pick this week – Blueberries.
You may begin to notice a trend in the plants we love: they tend to have great all-season interest. Today’s nominee certainly fits into that category, but is a whole broad spectrum of plants, not just one.
We love Japanese Maples. Boy, do we love Japanese Maples.
"We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses."