Show Off is not your typical Forsythia! It is compact and full of blooms from the ground to the ends of every stem. This little beauty will stay small so there is no need to prune.  Features Bright yellow early spring flowers. Improved flower display compared to older varieties. Compact. Deer resistant. Good for cut displays.

Show Off is not your typical Forsythia! It is compact and full of blooms from the ground to the ends of every stem. This little beauty will stay small so there is no need to prune. Features Bright yellow early spring flowers. Improved flower display compared to older varieties. Compact. Deer resistant. Good for cut displays.

Deer resistant shrubs: Green Velvet Boxwood. It will assume a pleasing, 2'-3' rounded shape and maintain its color year-round. Height: 2 - 3 feet. Spread 3 feet. Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Deer resistant shrubs: Green Velvet Boxwood. It will assume a pleasing, 2'-3' rounded shape and maintain its color year-round. Height: 2 - 3 feet. Spread 3 feet. Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Berberis thunbergii 'Maria'  Barberry Sunjoy Gold Pillar  This barberry is similar in shape to the Helmond Pillar, but with bright golden foliage and red new growth.  Great garden architecture.  Bright orange-red autumn foliage is stunning.  Proven to be sunburn resistant in side by side tests with other yellow-leafed barberries.

Berberis thunbergii 'Maria' Barberry Sunjoy Gold Pillar This barberry is similar in shape to the Helmond Pillar, but with bright golden foliage and red new growth. Great garden architecture. Bright orange-red autumn foliage is stunning. Proven to be sunburn resistant in side by side tests with other yellow-leafed barberries.

“Rudy Haag” dwarf burning bush can stand in for the invasive burning bush species and grows 5' tall by 5' wide. This cultivar forms a dense mound of fine twiggy branches. Fall color can be a bright pink to a fire engine red. It has been reported to be nearly seedless.

“Rudy Haag” dwarf burning bush can stand in for the invasive burning bush species and grows 5' tall by 5' wide. This cultivar forms a dense mound of fine twiggy branches. Fall color can be a bright pink to a fire engine red. It has been reported to be nearly seedless.

Show Off Sugar Baby Forsythia 'NIMBUS'. Bursts into bloom with its spirit-lifting boughs of golden blooms. This little overachiever grows only 30 inches tall, yet it produces more flowers per inch than any standard-size variety. It's also cold-hardy, so the flower buds won't freeze during a hard winter. Full sun and well-drained soil. To 30 inches tall and 36 inches wide. Zones: 3-8

New Trees and Shrubs for 2013

Show Off Sugar Baby Forsythia 'NIMBUS'. Bursts into bloom with its spirit-lifting boughs of golden blooms. This little overachiever grows only 30 inches tall, yet it produces more flowers per inch than any standard-size variety. It's also cold-hardy, so the flower buds won't freeze during a hard winter. Full sun and well-drained soil. To 30 inches tall and 36 inches wide. Zones: 3-8

Blue Queen Salvia - Blooms profusely for months! Enjoy summer-long beauty year after year with this brilliant violet-blue Salvia, a member of the mint family. Heat- and drought-resistant hybrid blooms profusely for months with plump spikes of double blooms. Grows 15-18" tall, 12-18" wide in full sun or partial shade. Ships in a 3" pot. Zones 5-9. Salvia nemorosa ‘Blaukonigin’

Blue Queen Salvia - Blooms profusely for months! Enjoy summer-long beauty year after year with this brilliant violet-blue Salvia, a member of the mint family. Heat- and drought-resistant hybrid blooms profusely for months with plump spikes of double blooms. Grows 15-18" tall, 12-18" wide in full sun or partial shade. Ships in a 3" pot. Zones 5-9. Salvia nemorosa ‘Blaukonigin’

Carolina jessamine.  Evergreen, fast growing vine. Not reliably deer resistant here. Blooms February-March. Flowers smell like baby powder!

Carolina jessamine. Evergreen, fast growing vine. Not reliably deer resistant here. Blooms February-March. Flowers smell like baby powder!

Wax Leaf Privet (Ligustrum japonicum). Upright evergreen shrub with very dense, dark green foliage. Small creamy-white flowers bloom in midsummer. Privet takes wonderfully to pruning, so don't be afraid to go beyond a simple hedge and shape one into a fantastical specimen for a garden focal point. Looks beautiful in the garden as a specimen or clipped hedge. Great for privacy screening or blocking unsightly views. Best planted in groups.

Wax Leaf Privet (Ligustrum japonicum). Upright evergreen shrub with very dense, dark green foliage. Small creamy-white flowers bloom in midsummer. Privet takes wonderfully to pruning, so don't be afraid to go beyond a simple hedge and shape one into a fantastical specimen for a garden focal point. Looks beautiful in the garden as a specimen or clipped hedge. Great for privacy screening or blocking unsightly views. Best planted in groups.

Catmint Blue Carpet - Don't spend big bucks on ground cover plants--one packet of Blue Carpet offers you all the coverage you need, quickly and permanently!

Blue Carpet Catmint Seeds

Catmint Blue Carpet - Don't spend big bucks on ground cover plants--one packet of Blue Carpet offers you all the coverage you need, quickly and permanently!

Canna.  Grows well in poorly drained soil (like clay soil!) Can tolerate standing water. Great for wet areas of backyard?

Top Plants that Thrive in Clay

Canna. Grows well in poorly drained soil (like clay soil!) Can tolerate standing water. Great for wet areas of backyard?

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