Autumn Fern (Dryopteris erythrosora)

Autumn Fern (Dryopteris erythrosora)

This durable beauty is one of our workhorses when planting up our landscape constructions. In an area that gets some sun, some shade, or just a lot of bright ambient light, Autumn Fern is a great low maintenance evergreen that adds warm, lush colors with its coppery...
Bleeding Hearts (Dicentra spp.)

Bleeding Hearts (Dicentra spp.)

Around the same time little herds of Crocus are popping up, Bleeding Hearts wake up and start to unfurl their leaves on fresh stems. They wake early from winter slumber to take best advantage of cool, wet spring weather. Various species of Bleeding Heart are native...
Chilean Guava (Ugni molinae)

Chilean Guava (Ugni molinae)

Ugh!-knee. What a fun and weird name for an incredibly cool plant! Guavas are native plants in various parts of South America. They are all in the Myrtle family which is a sign that their leaves are aromatic. This particular one – Ugni molinae is found in far...
Meadow Arnica (Arnica chamissonis)

Meadow Arnica (Arnica chamissonis)

Like many of our favorite plants, Arnica is powerfully healing & therapeutic as well as charming & beautiful. There are dozens of species of Arnica in North America. Most are found in western mountain states and are especially concentrated along the Pacific...
Mouse Melon (Melothria glabra)

Mouse Melon (Melothria glabra)

The most important thing to know about Mouse Melon is that it’s absolutely the cutest food you will ever eat. It looks like a wee watermelon. It almost looks like a prank. Indeed, it is related to melons, as well as cucumbers, squash, and gourds. It is incredibly easy...