Posts Tagged "plant care"

Mulching 101

Posted on April 19th, 2021

We have all heard the phrase ‘April Showers bring May Flowers’ but it turns out there are few things we need to do to freshen up our gardens. April is the perfect time for spring clean-up! Start with simple raking and going for a clean slate in the garden. Prune any broken branches, and fix any […]

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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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Preparing Your Plants for Winter

Posted on October 27th, 2020

Winter is on the way, which means it’s time to prep your plants for snow, cold weather, and pesky winter critters. Lucky for you, protecting your plants takes just a few easy (we promise!) steps. Rose Care Some roses are more hardy than others. If you see a root graft at the base of the […]

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Bringing in Houseplants

Posted on September 5th, 2020

As we head into the fall, and as temperatures start to drop, it means closing up those beautiful outdoor spaces we’ve spent all spring and summer creating. (Raise your hand if you’ve had your own staycation in your personal patio paradise.) One silver lining to this situation is that any houseplants which had been relocated […]

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Caring for lilacs

Posted on April 20th, 2020

Lilacs are a feast for the senses in the spring garden! Everyone loves the beautiful, fragrant lilac and the wonderful way it brings spring to life in your garden. They have so much nostalgia – everyone remembers going to their grandparent’s house where grandma had a lilac. The most important thing when it comes to […]

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Can You Overwinter Tropicals?

Posted on August 29th, 2018

Can you overwinter your tropicals? The answer is yes!! If you think about it, what do you have to lose? Here are a few of my Favorites. Hibiscus, palms, mandevillas, bougainvillea, elephant ears, and canna lilies. To get started let’s break them down into two different categories. The tree category will be your hibiscus, palms, […]

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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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Summer Vacation is Over

Posted on September 24th, 2017

Your houseplants enjoyed a wonderful, long Summer vacation out on your deck, patio, front step, etc. They got to enjoy bright sunlight, warm temperatures, and many admirers. Sorry houseplants, but it is time to make your way inside. The days are becoming shorter and temperatures are getting colder. Most of your summer vacationing plants cannot […]

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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 plants.  […]

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