Archive for the "Annuals" Category

Red White & Blue Blooms

Posted on May 24th, 2020

Show your patriotic colors this year with a fun red, white and blue themed garden or planter. This color combination looks stunning in any sized yard, and with so many different plant options, you’re sure to have a unique space that pops! Below are just a few of our favorite plants in this popular color […]

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Combos, combos, combos!

Posted on May 4th, 2020

April showers bring May flowers … and April brought us lots of showers. May is the month of flowers in the greenhouse, and our greenhouse is bursting at the seams with more color this year than ever before! As Mother’s Day approaches (Sunday, May 10th) it’s time to think big — just how big depends […]

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Can this go out?

Posted on May 4th, 2020

We get this question a lot this time of year. Unfortunately, the answer isn’t as simple as giving you a date—it’s driven by nighttime temperatures, so staying on top of the daily weather forecast is crucial. Since Mother Nature is unpredictable, we stick to the following rules of thumb, knowing that it’s all about being […]

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5 Tips to Plan Ahead

Posted on March 9th, 2020

The ground is starting to thaw, temperatures have started to rise just a bit, and that means it’s time to get outside and dust off your lawn and gardening tools. It’s nice enough out now that we’re encouraging everyone to get outside and start your spring clean up. March might seem early, but I promise […]

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Paper Whites 101

Posted on October 28th, 2019

Growing Paper Whites is fun, festive, and super easy! An elegant addition to the Thanksgiving table, a charming companion to Poinsettias for the holidays, or just a bright spot of sunshine to liven up those long gray winter days! Narcissus tazetta is a fragrant flowering bulb related to Daffodils that does not require several weeks […]

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Fall Flower Power

Posted on August 22nd, 2019

As summer comes to an end, rustic autumn colors sweep in as the season’s vibrant blooms begin to fade. Keep your garden looking fresh this year with some fall flowering plants in your space! Utilize plants with late bloom times and apply Bloom Booster to ensure your flowers are reaching maximum potential. Here Aare Our Top […]

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Heat-Loving Annuals

Posted on June 18th, 2019

Part of the reason why people can be so nervous to plant this time of the year is the heat! To put your mind at ease, why not bring on summer with these sun-loving, and heat-tolerant annuals! Pentas – This is the best annual pollinator! if you have a butterfly garden, this is a must-have. […]

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Mum Buddies

Posted on September 7th, 2018

September, the month we all generally associate with fall approaching. Here at the Garden Center, we are also gearing up for fall. Our pumpkins have arrived, the mums have come up from growing, so let the fall decorating begin. Don’t you absolutely love the colors of fall? Nothing screams fall more than mums and pumpkins. […]

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Hot Summer Color

Posted on June 8th, 2018

With Father’s Day just around the corner, do you think it’s finally possible that mother nature will turn the heat up and let the sunshine? I think we are all ready for summer to arrive. I absolutely love being the annual greenhouse manager. Every day I come to work and get to enjoy all the […]

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Proven Winners Pollinator Kit

Posted on May 10th, 2018

All of us at Van Wilgen’s and Proven Winners know one thing for sure, a better garden starts with a better plant. Healthy plants with strong root systems are the hallmark of a PW plant,  and we know strong roots = strong plants. This week we will be showcasing Proven Winners plants in every part […]

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