We have been busy growing! Everything is looking fresh and beautiful. Come on by and shop our 2022 selection. Putnam Hill Nursery is now open Wednesday through Sundays, 10am-3pm. Feel free to explore the gardens while you visit. For the current plant list, download the availability below. For photos and descriptions, visit our online shop. If you would like to preorder before you visit, select “local pickup” at checkout and the date you would like to pick up. We look forward to greeting you at the nursery. Happy Spring!
We have a lot of great plants and seeds this year! Yes, we now sell seeds too! Preorder online or email your order to email@example.com. Want to pick up instead of having your order shipped? No problem! Choose “local pickup” at checkout and the date you would like to pick up. Please allow 1-2 days for us to prep your order. We ship on Mondays and Tuesdays via USPS the week of the date you select. If you prefer another carrier, let us know and we will do our best to accomodate. Unfortunately, for agricultural reasons we do not ship to the following states: AK, AZ, CA, CO, FL, ID, LA, MT, ND, NM, NV, OR, WA, UT, WY. If you live in one of these states and there is something you really really need, reach out to Melanie at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss options. Thank you and happy gardening!
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I’ve been considering penstemons lately. Penstemons have proven to be excellent garden plants because of their drought tolerance, long bloom time and nectar production that attracts favorable wildlife such as hummingbirds, honeybees, and bumblebees. There are many that are native to the western states thriving in rocky, barren soils, but the eastern states also have a few that boast the same desirable qualities. The following are some of my favorite penstemons.Penstemon smallii is a northeastern native typically found in light shade in well- drained woodlands from Georgia to North Carolina. Being hardy to zone 5, it adapts well to growing farther north. It boasts lavender flowers late spring to early summer and will often rebloom if deadheaded. The foliage is medium green often with a rosey hued rim. The color of the leaves deepen when given some shade. Out of all the penstemons listed here, Penstemon smallii will tolerate the …