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“Fire”scaping with Winterberry Landscape

What better way to enjoy a change in the seasons than a fire feature within your landscape space? Whether you enjoy fall from a patio, screened room, or overhead structure, fire features add an element to the landscape that enhances the mood of the great outdoors. When properly implemented, a fire feature, like a fire …

2019 Fall Landscaping Design Trends

As we head into the 2019 fall landscaping season, this year’s outdoor trends have solidified. Fall is the best time to install a new landscape, so reach out to our design team today to capitalize on these 3 developing trends. The strongest trend is absolutely the increasing popularity of outdoor rooms in landscape design. This …

The Benefits of Planting in the Fall

As the days get shorter, nights get longer and air gets cooler, don’t put away your garden tools just yet! Fall is the new spring and is the absolute best time to plant. Here are the top 5 reasons why you don’t want to miss planting in the fall: First off, there is less stress …

Turning a Landscaping Vision into a Reality

By Tim Pelepako A landscape plan begins with a vision. It’s then developed, nurtured and streamlined through a process: from an idea that began on jotter paper to an installation that leads to a grand finish. The design process is a collaborative effort between the client and designer. The designer begins by developing a relationship …

Garden Inspiration From Mother’s Day Memories

To celebrate the endurance, stamina and love that our moms show us daily, the Winterberry team selected the top gifts from our Garden Center that we think any mom would love for Mother’s Day. Lawncare can be a challenge; either there’s not enough time or it’s a case of having a “brown” thumb instead of …

Perfect Plants for Easter and Spring

Spring is the most exciting time in the Garden Center. Trucks roll in regularly with fresh new plant material, buds are breaking, seedlings are started, and flowers are blooming. Guests return like old friends, and new faces come in wide-eyed at all kinds of new plants and products we’ve all been working so hard to …

Planting Cold Hardy Crops

Finally, spring is here! Although it’s a little early to be thinking of planting flowers outside, it’s not too early to get started on your veggie garden. On nice and warm spring days, it’s important to get outside and get your garden raked, tilled or turned over. There are a number of vegetables that are …

Playing with Pumpkins – Garden Center Creations

The employees in the Garden Center love fall for many reasons, but playing with pumpkins is our favorite! Pumpkins are very versatile because they come in different shapes, sizes and colors, making the creations endless. Pumpkins can be carved, painted, and even used in cooking. Check out some of our employee creations below! Leaf Decoupage: This …

What Is It? Blue Mist Shrub

Late season color is usually defined by black eyed susans, sedum, ornamental grass, colored foliage and fall annuals. But have you heard of a compact shrub with silvery foliage and blue flowers that comes into its prime in late August? Caryopteris x clandonensis, also known as blue mist shrub, happens to be that plant. Blue …