The Case for a Fraser Fir Christmas Tree

The Civic Garden Center sells Fraser fir trees exclusively, because we have become convinced of their superior quality for cut Christmas trees. Wonderfully fragrant, Abies fraseri, or Fraser’s fir, tends to have many stout branches on which to hang ornaments. …

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Our Best Plant Sale Yet

You remember the line from the movie Forrest Gump that went, “Life is like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re gonna get.”  That’s how I feel about the weather in Cincinnati – it’s been spring-like for …

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Pine cone, huh?

Ask most people about the fruiting body of a given conifer, and they’ll refer to it as a pine cone. Never mind that they don’t think of conifer cones as fruiting bodies, what I’d like to get to is the …

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