Monthly Archives: November 2009

5 Cool Season Ornamental Grasses

What is a cool season grass? Cool season grass prefer to grow in cooler weather and go into a dormant type state during hot weather. Here is a short list of cool season grasses. Arrhenatherum Most Festuca Koeleria Calamagrostis x … Continue reading

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Fungi May Hold Key to Reducing Grapefruit Juice Interactions with Medications

Image via Wikipedia   If you have read my previous post about interactions between medications and everyday foods and herbal supplements, you may want to read this article from the USDA website. I have posted it in its entirety below, … Continue reading

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European Grapevine Moth Found In California

The Daily Digger has a great article about a new invasive insect. It is the European Grapevine Moth and has been discovered in California. Tags: insects, invasive, landscape plants, pests, woody ornamentals

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Burning Bush(Euonymus alatus). 6 Plants That Can Be Used To Replace Invasive Burning Bush.

As you probably already know, Burning Bush, Euonymus alatus, is considered invasive in many states and most have banned the sale of the plant. Burning Bush has fantastic color in the fall. The leaves turn an bright red, hence its … Continue reading

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When should a warm season ornamental grass be divided?

What makes a grass, a  warm season ornamental grass? Warm season ornamental grasses like it hot. By hot I mean approximately 82 degrees F. If the temperature stays above 82 degrees, the grass will put on tremendous growth which will … Continue reading

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