Upcycling is generally defined as the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value. This is a process that never needed its own word in most rural communities. The ability to be creative with on hand materials was a necessity. At Moore Farms Botanical Garden we strive to preserve… read more >
We finally made it through the heat of the summer. Now with the days becoming cooler and shorter, we’re gearing up for fall. Here are some plants of interest located throughout the garden. Lespedeza liukiuensis ‘Little Volcano’- Little Volcano Bush Clover ‘Little Volcano’ is a spectacular deciduous shrub. The form is more upright than some other selections, growing 6ft. tall… read more >
At Moore Farms we are always thinking outside the box especially when it comes to hedges. Traditional hedges are evergreen, 6 to 8’ tall by 2 to 4’ wide, and squared. However, this does not have to be the case. Hedges can be creative and exuberant while still providing a screen or a forced view. For example, a sheared hedge… read more >
Plant now for Winter Harvest It’s not too late to start your winter vegetables. There is nothing better than harvesting fresh kale and collards from the garden. Our tiny seedlings will be transplanted this week and planting will happen the end of October in the landscape.
It’s getting closer. . . Here at MFBG we say that autumn is arguably the best time to visit the garden. On Friday, October 26th, you’ll have the chance to decide for yourself as you’ll be able to tour the garden at your leisure from 8:30 am until 3 pm. That’s right, Garden Open is just around the corner so… read more >