The Pits Part 3 Blog Photo (website)

The Pits (Part 3)

Do you know what really is the pits? When people say they are going to do something I never do. So here I am, with th...

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Snow Load Blog Photo

Snow Load

Heavy wet snow load is changing columnar trees into weeping trees this fall! I have several varieties of trees on my ...

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Seedless Tree Photo Blog

Seedless Trees: Blessing or Barren?

Mancana Manchurian Ash, Lace Weeping Willow, Ming Cherry, Gentry and Nobility White Ash, Spring Snow Flowering Crabap...

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Hot Wings Maple Blog Photo

Hot Wings Maple: A Fiery Twist on Shade Trees

Ever play with those little brown helicopter seeds when you were a kid? The ones you can toss on the air and they fal...

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Swiss Stone Pine Blog Photo

Swiss Stone Pine: The Alps… Pine

Swiss Stone Pine seems to be an uncommon tree in every aspect. We rarely see it in our landscape here in Manitoba, bu...

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Silverado Olive Hybrid

Silverado Hybrid Olive: The Silver on the Prairies

Trees are green. We learn this in kindergarten. Plants over all grow green leaves. But what about when they don’t? No...

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The Pits Part 2

The Pits (Part 2)

And we are back, let's dive right back into the pits... figuratively. We will start with Native Plums. There are two ...

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The Pits Part 1

The Pits (Part 1)

Let’s talk about the pits. No, not the holes in the roads or the rough patches of our lives, I’m talking about pitted...

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Dispelling The Seasonal Myth Blog Photo

Dispelling the Seasonal Myth

As we roll into spring people are itching to get into the greenhouse and begin filling their yards with flowers, tree...

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