Posts Tagged "annuals"

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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Fantastic Fall Favorites

Posted on August 31st, 2018

It’s always a good day for the team when we can take a minute to talk about some of our favorite plants. Fall is a fantastic time to plant, and an even better time to admire the landscape. We put pen to paper and came up with a few of our favorite Autumn plants. If you […]

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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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SPRING IN BLOOM

Posted on March 23rd, 2018

Spring is in bloom in our greenhouse! All you have to do is walk through the greenhouse doors and the aroma of spring hits you. Just stop, take a big breath in, it’s good for the soul. The greenhouse is full of so many springtime favorites right now. The colorful pansies are probably the first […]

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Grow for the glory

Posted on June 30th, 2017

July is here, with that comes fun times with all our family and friends. Some of my best memories are of all the family barbecues which generally started on the fourth of July weekend. I love to decorate and create elaborate displays for these special times. It’s my way of creating an inviting setting to […]

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Petunias

Posted on June 16th, 2017

Every day at work I get asked, where are your wave petunias. As I take you all over, I ask the question. Why wave petunias? Most of you know only of wave petunias as the ones that cascade and you don’t have to deadhead. Back in 1995 or so wave petunias took the united states […]

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Pretty in Pink

Posted on June 8th, 2017

Everything’s pretty in pink! Our flock of flamingos will grow as pink week gets into full swing this week, June 12th thru the 18th. By now many of you know how important this week is to us here at Van Wilgen’s. Over the past few years with the help of all of you, we have […]

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Tropical Paradise

Posted on May 26th, 2017

I think we have all dreamed of being able to re-create that feeling we get when we are on vacation in the tropics. The large palms, beautiful flowering trees, and fragrant climbing vines have a few of us doing our best to transform our yards into our own personal oasis, that we can come home […]

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Getting the Best out of Annuals

Posted on May 18th, 2017

PUSH YOUR ANNUALS TO THE MAXIMUM THEY CAN HANDLE IT! (Annual plant care in containers) Push your annuals to the maximum this year.  They can handle it.  I promise!  We get to enjoy annual flowers for such a short period of time so let’s get the most out of them.  Darlene in the greenhouse put […]

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Proven Winners

Posted on May 11th, 2017

      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 […]

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