Spring Planting Guide for Upstate New York: Top Plants and Trees

Spring may still feel distant, but it’s never too early to plan your garden and landscaping projects for the upcoming season. Especially in New York, where the weather can be unpredictable, choosing the right plants and trees is crucial. At Grasshopper Gardens, we’ve curated a selection of plants and trees perfectly suited for Upstate New York’s climate. Browse our offerings online and prepare to beautify your outdoor space with ease once the thaw arrives.

Top Plants for Your Upstate NY Garden

When selecting plants for your garden this spring, consider factors like durability and maintenance requirements. Our nursery at Grasshopper Gardens is brimming with flowers cultivated right here in Upstate New York, ensuring they thrive in your local environment. Here are some top choices:

Annual Flowers: These vibrant blooms last for one growing season, offering consistent color with proper care. Our selection includes popular options like Petunias, Begonias, and New Guinea Impatiens.

Perennial Flowers: These plants return year after year, requiring less maintenance and providing long-lasting beauty. From Daylilies to Astilbes and Shasta Daisies, our nursery offers a diverse array of perennial options to complement your garden.

Top Trees for Your Upstate NY Landscape

Adding trees to your landscape requires careful consideration of space, maintenance, and suitability for your soil and climate. At Grasshopper Gardens, we grow healthy trees specifically tailored for Upstate New York conditions. Here are some recommended choices:

New Harmony Elm:  This resilient tree offers shade and visual appeal, perfect for enhancing your landscape.

Red Jewel Crabapple:  With its vibrant blossoms and fruit, this tree adds color and interest to any yard.

Bald Cypress “Shaness Brave”: Ideal for wetter soils, this tree boasts striking foliage and can thrive in various conditions.

Oak “Swamp White”: Known for its majestic presence and adaptability, this oak variety is a timeless addition to any landscape.

With our convenient online shopping platform, purchasing your favorite plants and trees has never been easier. Simply browse our inventory, add your selections to the cart, and enjoy doorstep delivery.

Transform your outdoor space this spring with Grasshopper Gardens, where lawn care meets simplicity. We’re excited to partner with you in enhancing your life through beautiful landscaping.