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Not So Hollow Farm Native Plant Showcase. Not So Hollow Farm is nestled in the Hills of Mulmur saving the planet one Native Plant at a time.

Flowering Raspberry

Jul 30, 2016 | Ian Payne | Blogs

Purple flowering raspberry is a beautiful shrub that has a pretty purple flower with a yellow center.

Silky Dogwood

Jun 30, 2016 | Ian Payne | Blogs

Silky Dogwood does well on swampy land and branches may bend down and root in wet soil.

Black Raspberry

May 30, 2016 | Ian Payne | Blogs

Black raspberries have slender prickly branches that are more prominent thorny than red raspberries.

Smooth Serviceberry

Apr 30, 2016 | Ian Payne | Blogs

Serviceberries produce fragrant white-cream flowers in April/May which attracts bees and butterflies. They’ll bloom more in full sun.

Fragrant Sumac

Mar 27, 2016 | Ian Payne | Blogs

The fragrant sumac has tiny yellow female flowers along branches and flower mid to late March-April. Flowers appear before foliage emerges.

Carolina Rose

Feb 27, 2016 | Ian Payne | Blogs

The Carolina Rose has fragrant pink flowers that appear in May and persist into July.


Jan 15, 2016 | Ian Payne | Blogs

Buttonbush has blooms that are rich in nectar and attract butterflies and other pollinators.

Staghorn Sumac

Dec 18, 2015 | Ian Payne | Blogs

Staghorn Sumac is a good erosion control plant as it spreads by root suckers forming colonies and thickets.

Witch Hazel

Nov 15, 2015 | Ian Payne | Blogs

Witch Hazel has gorgeous fall colour and it’s fragrant fall flowers makes this a nice selection for a large residential garden.

Mountain Maple

Oct 21, 2015 | Ian Payne | Blogs | Leisure

The sap can be used as a drink or boiled down to make maple syrup.


Sep 15, 2015 | Ian Payne | Blogs

Honeysuckle is very adaptable to adverse growing conditions and provides great fall colour.

Common Elder

Aug 25, 2015 | Ian Payne | Blogs | Leisure

The common elder is very adaptable, survives with minimal care but tends to sucker. Good naturalization or roadside plant. Deer resistant.