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Best Garden Pick

Crabapple (Malus, sp.): full sun; moisture: average. Crabapples are fantastic “have it all” for those who have a sunny spot for a small tree and who can tolerate a few pests. Look for the newer hybrids that are more pest resistant and have wonderful fall leaf color to add to the gorgeous
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Gardening with Native Shrubs

Why go native? The simple answer is that native plants are the ones that thrive without human intervention. Hardy natives require little artificial life support, which means fewer chemicals in Stamford streams, less draw on our water supply, and more free time for the gardener. • No chemicals required. Because native shrubs
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Gardening with Native Shrubs

INTRODUCTION: a version of this article will appear in the Spring issue of the quarterly print magazine, StamfordPlus. While this article was written for a Stamford, CT audience, it has general application through out the northeast and beyond. Many of the shrubs mentioned in this article are also the subject of individual
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