How to make a Terrarium

How to make a Terrarium

In winter, we always enjoying getting our hands dirty indoors. Subscribe to our newsletter or follow us on social media to join one of our fun terrarium classes taught by our experienced terrarium-constructing staff. They make a great date / family / group activity!...

Getting Festive with Fraser Firs

Getting Festive with Fraser Firs

During the holiday season, we carry fragrant Fraser Fir cut trees, wreaths, swags, garland, and kissing balls grown by local tree farmers. All natural decorations bring a lush, earthy element to celebrations with family and friends. Fraser firs have long lasting fragrance, sturdy yet pliable branches for holding ornaments, have beautiful foliage and a naturally pyramidal shape, with comfortable needles.

The Wonder of Trees

The Wonder of Trees

Clockwise: Red Maple, Dogwood, White Oak, Crape Myrtle

Trees are such an integral part of Western North Carolina’s beauty and natural appeal – it is hard to imagine our part of the world without the green that carpets our mountains.

Along with cooling our planet – trees in our home landscapes cheer us…

June Garden Tips

June Garden Tips

Image from @Gardenista

Keep your garden happy & healthy – here are a few June gardening tips: 

– Lawns and vegetable gardens need one inch of water per week. Use a rain gauge to track weekly precipitation and water supplementally when we receive less than one inch of rain.

– To prevent diseases, don’t mow grass when it is wet.

Veggie Garden Success

Veggie Garden Success

A few hints to get you going this season: Start small. You can grow a lot of food in a 4 x 8 bed. Choose a full sun site – minimum 6-8 hours direct sun. Site near a water spigot for convenience. Avoid siting your garden in a frost pocket. Locate your garden where you...

Climbing Roses & Clematis – A Love Affair

Climbing Roses & Clematis – A Love Affair

Get Romantic! Climbing Roses and Clematis are a marriage made in heaven. Plant both on the same trellis/arbor and they will intertwine creating a lovely effect. Whether they bloom at the same time or at different times - the contrasting foliage, flower colors, and...

April Garden Tips

April Garden Tips

PLANT Plant trees, shrubs, perennials, and hardier annuals. Plant cool season veggies (greens, spinach, broccoli, beets, cabbage, carrots, onions, potatoes, radishes, and more. Plant fruits, asparagus crowns, strawberries, and hardy herbs. Start warm-season veggie...

January Garden Tips

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

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

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…

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