American Holly, Ilex opaca

Ilex opaca or American holly, is an evergreen tree that may grow 40 – 60 feet tall. It is native to eastern and central United States and is most frequently found in moist woods, forest bottom lands, swamp peripheries, and some coastal dunes. It grows on the coast from Cape … Read More

Fall is the Best Time to Plant Trees and Shrubs

By Pat Naughton  September is by far our wettest month in Brunswick County.  The average rainfall for September is over 8 inches.  The additional moisture and warm weather makes September an optimal time for planting balled-in-burlap plants.  When field grown trees are harvested, their root balls are balled-in-burlap.  That is, … Read More