Posts Tagged "flowers"

SUMMER TREATS

Posted on July 6th, 2018

SUMMER TREATS (Products that are good for your lawn and garden in the summer heat!) “It is sooo hot!”  This is what I have been hearing a lot of this summer.  Fellow employees are hot, customers are hot, dogs are hot, kids are hot, everyone is hot!  We are able to express our feelings and […]

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Top 8 Perennials to plant right now!

Posted on May 31st, 2018

Every spring our gardeners tell us they want to expand their perennial gardens to offer new colors and plants to make it fresh. For those of us that work in the Perennial department it’s no different. We are always on the lookout for something different or even ‘new to us’. Here are a few Perennials […]

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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 dead head. Back in 1995 or so wave petunias took the united […]

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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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Spring Fever

Posted on April 14th, 2017

Finally, mother nature is easing up on us just a bit. With the sun finally shining and warmer temperatures you can’t help but feel the energy here at Van Wilgen’s. Every day we have more and more plants making their way up from the growing department. Billy and his crew have done their job, growing […]

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Cool Weather Hellebores

Posted on March 24th, 2017

As we shake off the chill of what seems to be a never ending winter, it is natural and even soothing to look for those first signs of life in your garden. But while your Crocus may be struggling to push its pretty purple flowers past the snow, there is no plant I look forward […]

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Seed Starting 101

Posted on March 23rd, 2017

It’s time to start your seeds.  Most seeds should be started about 6 weeks before our last frost day. In the gardening world, we like to use Mother’s Day as the last frost date. For cold weather crops like peas, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, spinach, and kale you can sow them outside now. We have a […]

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