Plant a native dogwood and, along with spring flowers, summer shade and fall foliage, the tree continues to bear gifts well into winter.
You can’t exactly plan to have hot pink roses and hibiscus blooming beside maroon dogwood leaves every fall, but the surprise is part of the fun.
One of the simplest things you can do to increase your property value while reducing flooding, pollution, and your electric bill (by cutting cooling costs) is to plant shade trees. Learn more about that this weekend.
A nice little tree can fit in almost anywhere; beside a patio, in a courtyard, or along the street. Here are two native to our area.