Plant of the day: True Mountain-Mahogany

Plant of the day: True Mountain-Mahogany This small tree shrub, has its fruit starting to mature this month and will until around September. The fruits are hard, narrow, and sharp-pointed whereas the seeds are a feathery style. Being the seeds are a feathery style, they will float away in the wind and corkscrew into the […]

Weeding gone wrong

Here is an article about a man trying to get rid of the weeds in his yard. Unfortunately, it went very wrong… Don’t try this weeding technique! We offer fertilizing applications, granular or liquid, to help get rid of these pesky weeds! For more information on fertilizing applications give us a call or shoot us an email. http://www.katu.com/news/local/Man-uses-torch-to-weed-yard-with-excruciatingly-obvious-consequences-214629581.html?m=y&smobile=y

Plant of the day: Green Beans

Plant of the day: Green Beans Today, here at John’s Home and Yard we are focusing on an edible plant that should be ready to harvest any day now! One of my favorite things to come out of any garden is green beans. There is two different kinds of groups of green beans, either bush beans or pole […]

Plant of the day: Oceanspray Shrub

Plant of the day: Oceanspray Shrub This shrub will bring a “splash” of cream colored lilac-like flowers to your yard or garden. The flowers bloom from June to August and attract an armament of species (butterflies, hummingbirds, and birds). The shrub can grow up to 15′ with 4″ long leaves and 20 cm long clusters […]

Plant of the day: Blue Sage

Plant of the day: Blue Sage Today is finally the blue for the red, the white, and the blue flower celebration. Today’s perennial is probably my favorite of all three (I’m a sucker for anything blue)! This beauty of a flower is tall late bloomer that should be showing it’s beauty right about now and […]

Plant of the day: Snow-in-Summer

Plant of the day: Snow-in-Summer Today is the white, in the red, the white, and the blue for flowers celebrating the 4th. What is better than the snow-in-summer flower?! This perennial flower is great for containers, beds & borders, slopes, and groundcover. This plant, like yesterdays, prefers to be in hot, dry, sunny locations. When it is in […]

Plant of the day: Dragon’s Blood Sedum

Plant of the day: Dragon’s Blood Sedum Leading up until the 4th, we will cover a Red, a White, and a Blue in flowers. Today, starting with the red, is the dragon’s blood sedum perennial. This fast growing ground-clover blooms in mid to late… summer with bright red flowers. This plant is great if you […]