Why Trees Die

Why Trees Die

Have you ever heard of forensic arboriculture? Probably not … but it is a thing! Figuring out why trees die can be a challenge as there are often multiple causes, and the clues may be obscured by time or a deep layer of rock mulch. If you look at enough dead and dying...
Amorpha fruticosa, False Indigo

Amorpha fruticosa, False Indigo

Type: Deciduous Exposure: Sun/Shade Water Use: Medium Mature Size: 10’ x 10’ This beautiful deciduous native shrub fills with unique purple spiked flowers in May and June. This plant is adored by wildlife for its small seedpods, and pollinators love the flowers. It...
Carolina jessamine, Glesemium sempervirens

Carolina jessamine, Glesemium sempervirens

Type: Vines Exposure: Sun/Shade Water Use: Medium Mature Size: Climbing x 10’ wide This vine, also known as Carolina jasmine and the state flower of South Carolina, has shiny green leaves growing on reddish brown climbing stems. In early spring, it puts out fragrant...