I found some of these shrubs… on ebay! Shipped here with little mishap and six little shrubs are now in the nursery, getting stronger. In the meantime I have discovered that Buckthorn are far more interesting than I ever knew. I admired them for their foliage in the garden. Turns out they are miracle, "super-food!"
Welcome! I’m Margaret Roach, a leading garden writer for 25 years—at ‘Martha Stewart Living,’ ‘Newsday,’ and in three books. I host a public-radio podcast; I also lecture, plus hold tours at my 2.3-acre Hudson Valley (NY) Zone 5B garden, and always say no to chemicals and yes to great plants.