Mums

For late season color in your garden, “Mum’s” the word! Ron Lardie, KV Garden Center Manager and plant expert, has the answer to one of the most frequently asked question: How do I get my “Hardy Mum” to come back up in the spring? Hardy mums are so called because they...

Ornamental Grasses

Grasses can often be overlooked when landscaping your yard. Usually we think of grass as the type we mow or what invades our gardens as a weed. However, many varieties of ornamental grasses exist that make wonderful additions to any landscape. They come in many forms-...

Hibiscus

You have probably noticed the gigantic and gorgeous saucer-sized flowers in front of Knapp Valley Gardens and as you are out and about around town.  No they are not UFO’s—they are Hibiscus! Hibiscus are beautiful tropical-looking plants that deliver large,...

Slowmound Mugo Pine

If you are looking for a rugged and reliable shrub for your landscape, consider the “Slowmound Mugo Pine (Pinus mugo ‘Slowmound.’) Slowmound Mugo Pine is a dense evergreen shrub with a compact rounded form and emerald green foiliage.  It requires little maintenance...

13 Things to do in August

Summer  2010 has gone by quickly at Knapp Valley Gardens—we always stay busy—despite the heat! August is vacation time for many folks, but it is also time to accomplish some important chores  in the garden. Here is a list of tasks for your “to do” list. 1.    If you...
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