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Decorating with Pumpkins

Posted on September 19th, 2021

Oh my gourd, pumpkins are here! That means it’s time to get decorating for fall! To get you inspired, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite ways to use pumpkins inside and out this season.   Traditional Carving Okay, we can’t have an article about decorating with pumpkins without mentioning pumpkin carving. Carving is […]

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Pumpkins 101

Posted on September 12th, 2021

What is the number one must-have for fall decorating?  It’s the pumpkin of course!  It’s a mandatory staple for Halloween, but pumpkins are versatile when it comes to decorating, and they can take you all the way through the fall into Thanksgiving! Most of you are probably familiar with Howden pumpkins which are ideal for […]

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Stay Grounded

Posted on May 19th, 2021

Warm weather is here! We all love this time of year as fresh and colorful plant material continues to arrive in the greenhouse and nursery yard. With things changing every day, it’s always nice to know we can look forward to some familiar sights like a colorful greenhouse. For many of us this past year, […]

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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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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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Create a Butterfly Friendly Space

Posted on June 8th, 2020

Want to attract butterflies to your yard? In addition to nectar-rich plants, such as butterfly bush, here are some simple “extras” that you can include to ensure butterflies pay you a visit year after year:   Sun: When a beautiful butterfly emerges from its cocoon, it’s cold. It needs the sun to warm it up to pump blood into its veins and fly. Cut back branches of overhanging trees and shrubs […]

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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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Autumn Joy

Posted on September 23rd, 2019

What’s your autumn joy? Everyone’s idea of what the autumn season brings is very different. To some, it’s pumpkin lattes and cozy warm sweaters. For others, it’s fair time and apple picking. For me, it’s just the beginning of the decorating season. So, bring on your autumn joy and let the decorating begin. Let’s say […]

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Backyard Makeover Part III

Posted on November 1st, 2017

It’s been a busy season.  The summer has flown by and like many people I spent far less time in my garden than I would have liked.  Fortunately, the fall weather has been fantastic for planting and I am still taking advantage of it! My second tree is finally in the ground and I think […]

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