Plants We Love

Plants grown and loved by members of the Hoe and Hope Garden Club


Species Tulips

These early spring blooming bulbs come in a variety of colors and will naturalize year after year.  They are happy in clay soils, tolerate wild winter temperature fluctuations, and are drought tolerant.


Family Jewels Tree, Asclepias physocarpa

This quick growing annual can be easily started inside by seed and transplanted outside when soil temperatures warm.  This plant is in the milkweed family and is a Monarch butterfly host.



In 2012 the National Garden Bureau, Inc. declared the mighty Heuchera to be the plant of the year.  The Heuchera was chosen because they are popular, easy-to-grow, widely adaptable, genetically diverse and versatile.   There are over a hundred varieties of various colors and leaf shapes.