Posts Tagged "plant care"

HOUSEPLANTS, HOUSEPLANTS EVERYWHERE

Posted on October 12th, 2018

Bringing your houseplants in for winter care If you are like me, your house is starting to look a bit like a beautiful jungle. My lovely houseplants have been basking in the glory of summer outdoors but as the weather starts to shift and temperatures begin dropping into the 50’s, it’s time for them to […]

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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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Fall is all around us

Posted on October 9th, 2017

As the days get shorter it is now time to start thinking about what we need to do to over-winter our plants. While your plants have enjoyed being outside this summer they need to come in before the temperatures dip below 50 degrees. The proper way to handle the transition is to slowly inch their […]

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Let the hunt begin

Posted on July 3rd, 2017

(Why beneficial insects really are beneficial!) Release the hounds!  Not literally, but I do want you to release the Ladybugs, Lacewings, and Nematodes.  They are fantastic hunters and a huge benefit to your lawn, flower garden and veggie garden. These beneficial hunters have many things in common.  They are meat eaters.  They never eat your […]

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Summer Care : Orchids

Posted on June 15th, 2017

Orchids have become a houseplant fan favorite, and rightfully so. The indoor plants add a touch of the exotic to any home and bloom for weeks at a time. Plus, orchids are typically easy to care for and relatively low-maintenance once they are established. Here are three ways to keep your orchid happy and healthy […]

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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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Peonies are Garden Classics!

Posted on April 28th, 2017

Peonies are garden classics!  They’ve earned their classic status with their easy care and their incredible longevity.  To get them to be spectacular and long lived, follow a few easy steps. Skip the big spring fertilizing, your peonies were busy building roots last fall.  Adding a granulated, bulb fertilizer like Bulb-tone lightly around the base […]

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Four Fresh Berries to Grow this Summer

Posted on April 21st, 2017

Nothing says summer like the fresh taste of homegrown fruit. Berries are becoming a staple crop in everyone’s summer garden, and for good reason! Not only are these little fruits delicious, they also provide a ton of nutritional benefits. Add some berries to your garden for a harvest the whole family is sure to love. […]

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