Thursday, April 18, 2013

Thrifty Roots

A common groundcover that produces a blanket of purple flowers in the spring, creeping phlox or "thrift" has a special connection to Heritage. As we mentioned in our company history, Robert has fond memories of  working on his uncle's thrift farm in Clinton, S.C. When going through some family papers recently, Robert came across this newspaper article from the 1960s that describes the family farm as one that, at the time, produced the largest thrift fields in the world. You can click on the image below to read the article. 

If you want to learn more about this beautiful (and easy to grow) plant, visit:

We hope you're enjoying the spring weather. Our crews have been busy making sure your landscapes are green, well-groomed, and ready for spring flower installation.