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Exciting New Plants Coming to Cashman Nursery & Landscaping in 2013

Trees Red Rocket Maple (Acer rubrum ‘Red Rocket’) — Narrow, columnar shape—8’spread x 30’ height. Fiery red fall foliage. Pacific Sunset Maple (Hybrid of Acer truncatum, a maple native to northern China, and Acer platanoides or Norway mapl... [ View Page ]


by Jan Cashman 5/27/12 Ninebarks (genus Physocarpus) are easy–to-grow, woody shrubs that have increased in popularity over the last few years.   One reason for ninebark’s increased popularity is their stunning leaf colors on graceful, arching branch... [ View Page ]

Flowering Crabapple Trees

Care and Planting Plant the graft (the bulge near the union of root and top) at soil level. Leave a depression around the tree for a watering well. Frequent watering (once or twice a week depending upon conditions) is necessary the first few years and dur... [ View Page ]


by Jan Cashman People driving by in August ask us about the showy shrub planted on the northeast corner of our house full of huge, round, white flowers.  It is an Annabelle Hydrangea.  There are many species of hydrangea, all native to China, Japan, and... [ View Page ]

Tree Diversity – 5 Underused Trees

By Jan Cashman Besides expressing your individuality, there is good reason to plant different kinds of shade trees in your yard, on your block, and in your city.  Even on your boulevard, it might be a good idea to plant trees different from the varieties... [ View Page ]

Your Edible Landscape

By Jan Cashman Why not make your landscape good to eat?  If you are going to give your plants tender loving care, let them give you something in return besides beauty—fruits, vegetables, and herbs.  Whether you are designing a new landscape or remodel... [ View Page ]

Five Outstanding Plants for Winter Interest

by Jan Cashman Our winter landscapes are naturally beautiful, with the snow laden branches of evergreens, long tree shadows on the snow on a sunny day, and hoarfrost glistening on branches on a frosty morning.  Certain trees and shrubs are exceptional fo... [ View Page ]

Craving Color

By Jan Cashman A friend and customer came in our nursery yesterday and announced, “I need some color!”  This last winter was long and snowy.  Spring has been cold and rainy, and slow in arriving.  We’re all sick of the white, brown, and gray tone... [ View Page ]

Junipers Deserve Recognition

by Jan Cashman They often get a bad rap, but junipers deserve a place in our landscapes. Junipers are native to Montana, found from Ekalaka to Troy, Plentywood to Lima. From the sites where they’re found growing native, you know they tolerate drought an... [ View Page ]

Attracting Birds to Your Yard

by Jan Cashman It’s fun to watch birds out your window, especially in the winter.   If you provide adequate food, shelter, and water for them, you can attract a wide variety of birds to your yard.  Many species of birds are found in Bozeman and the s... [ View Page ]

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