Climbing Purple Wisteria – Wisteria floribunda

Wisteria floribunda

This is a fast growing prolific vine.  Wisteria flowers hang gracefully on this hardy vine.  The best location for this plant would be a solid built standalone arbor with heavy duty posts in the ground.  You can also plant Wisteria on an old dead tree that is away from other living trees.  using the tree’s…

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High Bush Blue Berry Shrub – Vaccinium ‘Bluecrop’

Vaccinium 'Bluecrop’

Blue Crop High Bush Blue Berry is a good production plant that grows well in the Hudson Valley.  Plant with good organic soils that are more acidic like peat moss and peat humus.  Keep this shrub trimmed from 4-6 ft. in height for best results.  You will also need to plant more than one plant…

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Purple Flowering Common Lilac – Syringa vulgaris

Syringa vulgaris

An old time favorite Purple Flowering Common Lilac are a good choice for planting along property lines and creating hedge rows for privacy screening.  Big purple flowers fill the air with a sweet fragrance of lilac.  Here is a Pro tip of the day: When the lilac gets old and has a lot of die-back…

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