Gaultheria procumbens, commonly known as Wintergreen or Eastern Tea, was a fast seller at Estabrook’s – and I’m talking about a December sellout! This North American Northeastern native has lovely evergreen foliage, sweet nodding, waxy white flowers in spring, and rich red fall berries that persist through winter (unless they are devoured by pheasant, grouse…

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Sound intriguing? Easy-peasy. Simply imagine a jaw-dropping, dazzling quilt or tapestry and then envision it sweeping over a section of your landscape. Maybe it is a hard to mow area, a slope, or a lawn alternative. For the most low-maintenance, high-impact designs, select perennials, woody plants, bulbs and annuals that are drought resistant and don’t…

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