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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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….
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…
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…
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…