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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…

Take On Spring Cleanup With Winterberry Landscape Management

If this is the season you want to take back your weekend hours that were previously spent in the yard, the Winterberry Landscape Team is here to help! You’ll have peace of mind knowing it’s being professionally managed and your designated Account Manager will become a trusted advisor for your property. Whether you’re a residential…

Benefits of Fall Planting

One of the most frequently asked questions is: “When is the best time to plant?” The answer to that question is tricky. While spring is great, fall has better benefits. By planting in the fall, you are able to get two cooler, damper growing periods – fall and spring. One benefit to planting in the fall is cooler temperatures. When temperatures start to cool, plants do not put as much effort into leaf and flower production, but rather more effort into root growth. Extra root growth helps to establish plants so they can withstand the winter weather. Along with cooler temperatures come shorter days and less intense sunlight, which in turn does not stress the plant once planted. …

Waterwise Perennials

We often see a lot of questions coming up about drought tolerance in the search for lower maintenance perennials.  While there are great options out there that I could list, you may be happier to know there are certain traits to look for that can tell you everything you need to know without even reading a plant tag! …

What is it? Buddleia Wisteria

Buddleia Wisteria Lane is a unique and very popular new shrub, which will surely delight any gardener looking for that interesting new plant to show off to their friends. Wisteria Lane is a weeping butterfly bush. Perennial plant breeders took the traditional large, upright butterfly bush that we all have known for years and did…