Grass Seeding 101

Posted on April 11th, 2021

The season for seeding is upon us! If you’re ready to get to overseeding or spot seeding your lawn, the first thing you need to do is your yard clean up. Use your heavy duty rake and really go to town raking up the sticks, old weeds and dead grass.  Your next step will be […]

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Pansy 101

Posted on April 4th, 2021

At Van Wilgen’s we have a saying: pansies are tiny but tough.  You might think that pansies need to be kept inside during this time of year with cold nights and warmer days, but that would actually be the worst thing for them. To keep these cheerful springtime annuals happy, you’ll want to keep them […]

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Plant E.T.A.s

Posted on March 29th, 2021

We always do our best to let you know what’s new, and when you can expect to see the plants you’ve been looking for. To make it a little easier this year, we’ve compiled a list of some of our most asked about plants, and when you might be able to get them here at […]

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Planting Herbs & Veggies

Posted on March 28th, 2021

Spring is here! There’s no better time to get outside and get your hands in the dirt! Now is the ideal time to plant some cool weather vegetables and herbs. Go time is when you can work the ground and the daytime temperature is approximately 40 degrees during the day. Early spring cold hearty vegetables: […]

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Pruning 101

Posted on March 21st, 2021

Spring has officially sprung! As you start to spend more time outside, you’re bound to notice your plants waking up and pushing out fresh new growth for the season, which leaves many of us wondering, “should I be pruning that right now?” We’ve rounded up some of our most asked about plants to put to […]

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Stay Grounded

Posted on March 15th, 2021

More than ever, it’s time to stay grounded.    We see you out there — counting the days on the calendar. Sitting in the sun whenever you can. Joining every garden group on social media. You even started a new Pinterest board.   You can’t wait for “all of this” to end —  to be out… free… […]

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Houseplant Mixed Containers 101

Posted on February 28th, 2021

Most people will plant a single houseplant in a pot, but if you really want to up your houseplant game, you should consider combining multiple plants into a single container. Not only does this add depth and visual interest to your containers, but it’s also a really great option if you don’t have a lot […]

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Houseplant Potting 101

Posted on February 15th, 2021

With spring just around the corner, now’s the perfect time of year to consider giving your houseplants plants a little refresh. Give them a fresh start this season with some new soil and maybe even a larger container. So, gather up your plants, a bag of potting mix and let’s get messy! (Your plants will […]

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Houseplant Watering 101

Posted on January 28th, 2021

Water is one of the most essential things a plant needs, and yet it can be one of the most challenging parts of houseplant care. That’s why we’re taking a deep dive into everything you need to know about watering. Not All Plants Are Created Equal Before we get started on the nitty gritty of […]

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Houseplant Lighting 101

Posted on January 18th, 2021

Sunlight. It’s one of the most fundamental things that a houseplant needs to grow and thrive, but of course every plant is a little different. What works great for one plant may end up killing another. With each area of your home receiving different amounts of light throughout the day it can be challenging to […]

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