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Category: Huntsville Botanical Garden

Cardinal Candy

It’s Garden Chat Wednesday! We recommend an early winter stroll through the Bush Azalea Trail to admire the Viburnum dilatatum or cardinal candy. This deciduous shrub offers year-round ornamental interest and its bright red winter berries are also attractive to … Continue reading

What’s Growing On – December 2018

Viola cornuta ‘PAS1122565’ Sorbet® XP Beaconsfield, Horned Violet (Located at the Damson Aquatic Garden) Viola cornuta, commonly called horned violet, grows to 6-8” tall and spreads to 12” wide. Round-toothed, ovate, evergreen leaves have large stipules giving it its common … Continue reading

Backyard Composting

It’s Garden Chat Wednesday! What to do with all of those fallen leaves? Rather than filling garbage bags (ugh!) and adding to our landfills, why not consider composting them or turning them into mulch? Niki has some great advice and … Continue reading

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