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 •  February 6

Lonicera korolkowii ‘Floribunda’ BLUE VELVET honeysuckle When you can combine pollinator attraction and ungulate resistance, this Plant Select® shrub is always a winner. The Blue Velvet honeysuckle gets even better than that, though! It’s umbrella arching form spreads beautifully in the garden and creates a lovely background filler and focal point...

The Plantium Company

 •  February 6

I had a professor once tell me that 90% of inspiration is preparation. You can find quotes all over the web to a similar effect. There was even a study done recently which indicates that many of one’s creative solutions can be directly correlated to the information one consumes. And that is why, this year, I resolve to look at more porn. Plant...

The Plantium Company

 •  December 21, 2017

CASE STUDY: COLORADO RESIDENCE FIRM: Connect One Design WEBSITE: www.connectonedesign.com Email us at sales@theplantium to submit your Plantium case study. This Colorado residence used The Plantium’s tools to organize a large number of plants that needed to perform a variety of complex tasks including four season interest and thriving with a...

The Plantium Company

 •  December 20, 2017

In many areas of the country winter captures nearly four to six months of the year so designing with winter interest plants is a hugely important aspect of our designs. While the summer garden can be intricate and detailed, the winter landscape tends to need a bolder and more gestural consideration. We always ask the question….. will this garden...

The Plantium Company

 •  September 28, 2017

Minimum soil depth for plant growth is a frequent subject of discussion of late and while you cannot search The Plantium based upon soil depth, we thought we’d gather some information to assist in your criteria based plant designs. Let’s first look at the question at hand. As designers and installers we are asked to create landscapes in all sorts...

The Plantium Company

 •  September 28, 2017

The Plantium is made for landscape professionals BY landscape professionals. To that end, it’s been an exciting summer in the Colorado mountains and the Connect One Design landscape architecture team has been hard at work. Check out Connect One Design in the media. We couldn’t do what we do without an amazing staff and The Plantium software!...

The Plantium Company

 •  June 15, 2017

Most of us think summer sneezing just ‘comes with the territory’ but did you know that you can alleviate some of it with an allergy friendly landscape! As landscape professionals, the concept of an allergy friendly landscape is a crucial one. Regardless of the scale of a project our understanding of high pollen generating plants is critical to...

The Plantium Company

 •  June 13, 2017

Welcome, Soon-To-Be Xeriscape Experts
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Even if you have never heard of xeriscape before now, this article will provide you with all the info necessary to confidently execute a xeriscape project, whether its for your client or in your own back yard. For those of you already familiar...

The Plantium Company

 •  May 2, 2017

We’ve all read some great articles about designing with bulbs (and corms) so why not keep the discussion going? Designing with bulbs can be daunting. Visiting the botanic gardens in spring nearly blinds us with the glory of huge swaths of spring bulbs. Vast beds of daffodils, crocus and tulips are the sure sign that spring has sprung. A bed of...

The Plantium Company

 •  May 2, 2017

Ever wonder how we get our yards, parks, and streetscapes to be ‘dog friendly’? As in, how do we design a urine and trample resistance landscape filled with dog friendly plants? Well, let’s start with thinking about some alternative groundcovers that can take a little beating. These are plants that can be used as an alternative to turf. Turf...