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OUR AWARD WINNING DESIGNERS ARE TRANSFORMING
LANDSCAPES . . . CREATING NATIVE, CONTEMPORARY, AND ROMANTIC GARDENS WHERE dreams ARE REALIZED THROUGH
horticultural craftmanship AND innovative design

Forest Floor

The Wood Wide Web

We have known for a while that around 90% of plants have a symbiotic relation with fungi, called mycorrhiza.  It is currently being discovered that these fungi create an entire communication network within a forest, the Wood Wide Web.  Think of it as internet for plants, but instead of cables they use fungi to communicate and share resources. Too commonly forests are seen as a collection of individual trees rather than as one giant organism.  An undisturbed forest is able to create its own microclimate by increasing humidity, reducing wind, and retaining resources.  Canopy trees nourish their offspring in the…

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Forest Floor

The Wood Wide Web

We have known for a while that around 90% of plants have a symbiotic relation…

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13 Feb

Penn Wood Elementary Garden

We are a small family run business operating within the local community.  We recently designed,…

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23 Jul

Charming Crapemyrtles

  It is hard to beat the colorful impact that Crapemyrtles (Lagerstroemia indica) provide in…

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30 May

Wonders of Water

Stoney Bank Nurseries is honored to receive the title of Best in Show at this…

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9 Mar

Extending Autumn

Winter is approaching but that doesn’t mean that all the glorious colors of fall are…

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22 Nov