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Posted on November 15th, 2022

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Lemon Cypress Care

Posted on November 14th, 2022

Lemon Cypress Care: Outdoors And Inside The lemon cypress tree, also called Goldcrest after its cultivar, is a variety of Monterey cypress. It gets its common name from the powerful strong lemon scent that its branches exude if you brush against them or crush their foliage. You can start growing lemon cypress trees (Cupressus macrocarpa […]

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Christmas Cactus Tips

Posted on November 14th, 2022

Christmas, Thanksgiving & Easter Cactus Differences Did you know that the Christmas cactus, Thanksgiving cactus, and Easter cactus all look deceptively similar, but are actually different plants? They are named after the time of year they normally bloom, each around their namesake holiday. Easter cactus, which blooms in spring, actually belongs to an entirely different […]

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Amaryllis Care Tips

Posted on November 14th, 2022

Care Instructions: How To Care For An Amaryllis If you know how to care for amaryllis (Amaryllis and Hippeastrum), you can replenish your bulb after flowering and guide the amaryllis through additional growing seasons. Growing amaryllis indoors does take work, but the result is beautiful, bell-shaped flowers to brighten up your home. Read these amaryllis […]

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Cyclamen Care Tips

Posted on November 14th, 2022

Cyclamen Plant Care Tips  Taking care of cyclamen properly is essential if you wish to keep your cyclamen plant lasting year after year. Their vibrant flowers and interesting leaves make this plant a popular houseplant and many owners ask, “How do I take care of a cyclamen plant?” Let’s look at how to take care […]

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The Holiday Season is Here

Posted on November 7th, 2022

Here at Van Wilgen’s, we want to make your holiday as easy and as stress-free as possible. Unlike other tree farms and garden centers, we offer a range of services to make your holiday worry-free so you can focus on enjoying the holiday! Here’s what you can look forward to this holiday season: Introducing Our […]

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Fresh Pumpkin Recipes

Posted on November 3rd, 2022

There are many ways to incorporate pumpkin into desserts, soups, salads, preserves, and even as a substitute for butter.

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Got Pumpkins?

Posted on October 31st, 2022

Got pumpkins? Here are some ideas on what to do with pumpkins after Halloween. Halloween, harvest festivals, and general autumnal celebrations lead to an abundance of everyone’s fall favorite: pumpkins. While you partake in pumpkin spice lattes and jack-o-lantern carvings, why not share some with the animals? Unpainted pumpkins: Squirrels, foxes, raccoons, and many other […]

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Amaryllis & Paperwhite Bulb Guide

Posted on October 26th, 2022

Blooming Calendar and Planting Guide Quick Tips Plant: October – April Flowering period: December – June Flowering time: 7-10 weeks More flowers on larger bulbs Store unplanted bulbs 40-50°F   Place the base and roots of the bulb in lukewarm water for a few hours. Remember, if you can’t plant the bulbs immediately after receiving […]

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What’s Going on With My Evergreens?

Posted on October 20th, 2022

One of the most common questions we get here in the fall at Van Wilgen’s is, why are my Evergreens turning yellow? Is there something wrong? Thankfully, the answer is no. All trees and shrubs renew their foliage annually in the spring and summer and shed old, unneeded foliage in the fall. This is most […]

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