#ProPlantTips by Nature Hills Nursery

Read and watch our #ProPlantTips how-to series of articles and videos.

  • How to select certain plants to match your site conditions and read Plant Highlight Facts
  • "Farmer's tricks" for planting tips
  • Pruning techniques for both spring, summer and fall blooming shrubs and trees
  • How to handle common plant diseases
  1. Get To Know Audubon® Native Bird-Friendly Plants


    Introducing the Bird-friendly line of Audubon® Native Plants, Trees, and Shrubs! It’s easy to provide food and shelter for local and migrating birds, and other wildlife, wh

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  2. Bareroot Plants…. What to Expect When You are Expecting Delivery

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    We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again, bareroot plants rock! We could rave about them all day and if you want to learn a little bit more about all the reasons you should buy bareroot, check out

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  3. Love Letters To Our Most Beloved Plants

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    It’s true, nature is a hopeless romantic at heart. 

    From heart-shaped petals to classic roses, the timeless beauty of nature has long left us captivated by cupid’s favorite color pal

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  4. Reliable Nut Trees to Plant This Year!

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    Starting a Nut Tree grove or wanting to beef up your backyard food access and support seasonal fresh food variability? Check out these fantastic edible Nut

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  5. #ProPlantTips: How to Grow the Best Begonias!


    Flouncy and colorful, the beautiful Begonia is a shade gardener's favorite flowering plant! Collectors can be highly protective of their plant collections and eagerly seek out new hybrids and cultivars that are always arriving on the market thanks to

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  6. Russian Sage, Salvia, Lavender & Veronica: How to Tell Them Apart

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    Pretty spires of upright clusters of florets, the scented deep blooms of these lovely plants are not only long-lasting pollinator-friendly blossoms but have a world of their own perks that set them apart from each other!

    With the exception of

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  7. Planting and Taking Care of Dahlias!


    No flower will give a gardener a more spectacular reward than the Dahlia!

    This flower and all of its many varied forms, is an absolutely show-stopping variety that brings a stunning rainbow of color to any garden! 

    Learn more about

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  8. Five Trees for Early Spring Color!


    Once those winter snows and gloom fade at last, you need that burst of early spring color! Of course, there are spring flowering

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  9. Witch Hazel- The Shrub That You Didn't Know You Needed

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    Late blooming (or is it very early?) Witch Hazels support beneficial pollinators and add interest to your landscape when very few other plants are flowering!

    If you're ever disappointed that after the last flush of flowers in the fall, very little

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  10. Lovely Loropetalum - Chinese Fringe Flowers at Nature Hills!

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    Fringe Flower (Loropetalum) also known as the Chinese Fringe Flower, or sometimes spelled Fringeflower, are long-lived woody shrubs that are fantastic low-maintenance

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