Ready. Set. Grow!

Posted on June 27th, 2022

Summer is all about being outdoors!

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Van Wisdom: How Much and How Often to Water

Posted on June 20th, 2022

Questions about watering?  The biggest thing is knowing when and how much to water your plants. We’ve compiled some tips to help you know when and how to water during those hot summer months. SIGNS YOU NEED TO WATER: Wilting: One of the very simple to spot and most obvious ways to tell your plant […]

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Which Rose do I plant?

Posted on June 6th, 2022

Types of roses Picking a rose plant is a matter of personal preference. Do you want fragrance, a climber, lots of blooms, a certain bloom size, or a compact plant? Here are the types of roses and their basic differences so you choose the type that fits your gardening plan: Climbers: Vigorous, sprawling rose plants that […]

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Stop and smell the roses

Posted on June 6th, 2022

Ways to extend your enjoyment Roses carry an air of elegance and romance. You might catch a whiff of an incredible fragrance or just a touch of luxury. Try one of these many ideas to extend your enjoyment inside the house!   Drying Petals Collect petals from unsprayed plants. Avoid wilted or browned petals. Air […]

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Perennial Flower Power

Posted on May 27th, 2022

Summer is almost here and our perennials are blooming, attracting butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Perennials bring beauty to our gardens for years at a time. All they ask for in return is proper care! Part of that care is cutting them back minimally once a year. This process rids perennials of their old foliage to […]

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Memorial Gardens

Posted on May 27th, 2022

A memorial garden is a lasting way to commemorate the memory of a loved one.

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Edible Flowers

Posted on May 23rd, 2022

Edible Flowers… not only yummy, but they also make a great arrangement too Did you know that there are flowers that you can eat? Some flowers that are totally safe to eat may be growing in your garden now. Add some color and texture to your next meal! HIBISCUS Sweet and somewhat citrus taste, many […]

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Watering Different Types of Annuals

Posted on May 23rd, 2022

All plants need water, however annual flowers need extra care.

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Hummingbird favorites

Posted on May 16th, 2022

There is nothing more magical than watching hummingbirds flutter around your deck while feeding on some beautiful flowers. Hummingbirds are attracted to bright colors and tubular flowers, as the tubular flowers tend to hold the most nectar. Here’s a list of some of our fluttery friends’ favorites. Annuals Black and blue salvia Cuphea/ Vermillionaire Lantana […]

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VanWisdom: How to get the most out of your tropical plants

Posted on May 16th, 2022

Hints to help keep your plants happy and healthy all summer

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