Your Yard

“In Your Garden,”a monthly plant list to guide you with plant suggestions that are good to put in your garden this month. Click here to view the latest lists!

Welcome to Your Yard. Below are links to articles we think you will find very helpful for landscaping and gardening. The “From the Field” articles are those that Donnie Dabbs, General Manager of Briggs Tree, has written to enlighten industry professional and homeowners seeking to stay abreast of agriculture and planting news.

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Tree of the Month

Bauhinia bleakeana ‘Hong Kong Orchid Tree’

Form: semi-deciduous, umbrella-shaped habit
Foliage: gray-green leaves
Flower: purple-red flowers, blooms late fall and spring
Growth: moderate rate
Mature Size: 12-20′ x 15-20′
Frost Tolerant: tolerant down to 25° F

Native to China
Does not produce seed pods
Best to plant in full sun;
Thrives in moist, well-drained soil
Shrub-like in colder winter regions, full tree in warmer winter regions

Below is a list of links to Web sites we think you might find helpful: