January Garden Tips
When watering, always check your houseplants for pests. Be proactive if treatment is needed so issues don’t spread. Ask us about organic solutions. Don’t let ice-melting products damage your plants with salt exposure. Alternatives would be kitty litter, sawdust, or...
Strategies to Prevent Cold Damage
When winter temperatures quickly drop below 32F, particularly if it has been dry, this can be incredibly stressful on plants, to the point of causing serious damage and even death to plants - especially those in containers. The bigger the drop in temperatures, the...
Our 2022 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE
We’ve got you covered on great gifts!
1. Felco pruners are a staff favorite! These excellent pruners are made of Swiss steel and can last a lifetime, thanks to their ability to have ALL parts replaced. We carry a variety of their pruners, holsters, and replacement blades…
Get Gorgeous for the Holidays – Plant Amaryllis Bulbs!
Huge showy flowers in shades of red shout CELEBRATE – that’s amaryllis! Elegant and joyous, blooming amaryllis add fresh beauty to your holiday decorations like nothing else can…
Leaves – Love them and Leave Them!
By Wilma R. Penland
As children along with our dogs we liked jumping into piles of leaves, crunching through them, or throwing handfuls in the air. My folks used them as bedding for farm animals…
Perennial Garden Design
July 12, 2022
There’s nothing like a perennial garden! Perennials come back every year getting a little fuller with each season, and they usually have a particular bloom time during the season. Some well-loved perennials are…
Hydrangeas – Summer Beauties
July 17, 2022
The genus Hydrangea contains a wide variety of species and cultivars (at least 75).
Some of the most popular are those in the Hydrangea macrophylla (bigleaf) family. These bloom blue, pink, or shades in between depending upon soil ph…
Ladybugs Love Aphids
June 6, 2022
Ladybugs can control pests naturally.
Did you know? Each ladybug will eat 50 or more aphids per day. If they lay eggs on your plant, when the eggs hatch their larva will eat aphids with great enthusiasm too!
For best success with ladybugs:
1) Refrigerate your ladybugs until you release them…
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
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.