Flowering Shrub Companion Plants

Flowering Shrub Companion Plants

By Kayla VerWoert, CGIP, Everett’s Gardens Marketing Manager/Integrator Flowering shrubs are a wonderful addition to any garden, adding color, fragrance, and beauty throughout the seasons. In West Michigan, where the climate can vary, selecting the right...
Evergreens for Shade

Evergreens for Shade

By Brian Keuning, CGIP, Everett’s Gardens Operations Manager One of the most frequent questions we get at the Gardens is “What evergreen can I plant in my shady back yard?” This question is a hard one to answer because there are not a lot of evergreens that do...
Deer Resistant Plants  

Deer Resistant Plants  

By Brian Keuning, CGIP, Everett’s Gardens Operations Manager Deer have become a growing pest problem for landscape plants. This is partially due to increased herd numbers, decreased habitat, and decreased food supply. Deer have become less afraid and will walk...
What to Plant in the Shade

What to Plant in the Shade

By Brian Keuning, CGIP, Everett’s Gardens Operations Manager A common question is, which plants thrive in shady locations? While some may believe that only sun-loving plants can flourish, we can assure you that there are numerous unique plants that do well in...
Choosing the Perfect Flowering Tree

Choosing the Perfect Flowering Tree

By Brian Keuning, CGIP, Everett’s Gardens Operations Manager It can be difficult to pick out the right flowering tree for your landscape. Everett’s Gardens provides many different varieties to choose from, but it can still be difficult to pick your favorite....