Our Beautiful Earth

Our Beautiful Earth

April 22, 2022

IT’S EARTH DAY and we are celebrating the beauty and wonder that plants bring to our planet and to our everyday lives!
 
Imagine a world without plants…that’s hard to do because we are surrounded by plants. Just look out the window and feast your eyes on something we usually take for granted…

Spring Pruning Tips

Spring Pruning Tips

March 11, 2022

Spring fever is here! Keep your seasonal enthusiasm in check and take the time to think through the timing of spring pruning. You don’t want to cut off the very flower buds you have been anticipating all winter.

Fall 40th Anniversary Celebration & Pollinator Garden Dedication

Fall 40th Anniversary Celebration & Pollinator Garden Dedication

Sept. 25, 2019

1 to 3 pm – We are still celebrating our 40th!

Join us on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 1-3 pm for refreshments and to celebrate our 40th year in business. From our 1979 start in Wilma & Bill Penland’s front yard to our current Garden Center…it has been an exciting run….

September is Prime for Lawn Care

September is Prime for Lawn Care

Sept. 18, 2019

Plant Grass. September is the very best month to plant cool-season grasses. Whether you are seeding a new lawn or overseeding bare spots in your existing lawn, seeding in September…

Plant Now to Enjoy Fall & Winter Crops

Plant Now to Enjoy Fall & Winter Crops

Sept. 11, 2019

Despite summertime temperatures, it is time to plant your fall garden. Here is a quick to-do list:

Harvest existing crops and decide which crops you want to leave in the ground (peppers and tomatoes will grow until just before frost).
Clear out crop residues and weeds…

Orange Aphids on Milkweed

Orange Aphids on Milkweed

Sept. 4, 2019

Orange aphids on your milkweed? Milkweed attracts a collection of bugs including the orange variety of aphids called Oleander or Milkweed Aphids. Milkweed is commonly attacked by these insects. Don’t panic! Please refrain from…

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