Posts Tagged "planting"

Design Bar is Open

Posted on September 28th, 2018

It’s no secret that we LOVE plants. Everyday at the garden center we make it our mission to share that feeling and our knowledge with you. Simply put, it’s rewarding for us to bring you the yard of your dreams. Sometimes a few screening trees bring you the privacy you are looking for in your […]

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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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LET THE HUNT BEGIN

Posted on May 11th, 2018

(Why beneficial insects really are beneficial!) Release the hounds!  Not literally, but I do want you to release the Ladybugs, Lacewings, Praying Mantids, 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 […]

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Small Space Trees

Posted on April 22nd, 2018

On any given day you can visit the garden center and overhear customers asking for ‘’dwarf” plants.  Usually when the term dwarf comes to mind we think of small shrubs and flowering plants.  Well surprisingly those aren’t the only dwarf plants we offer at the garden center.  We have a great selection of dwarf trees!  […]

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Top Eight Early Spring Perennials

Posted on April 5th, 2018

This time of  year we are all itching to get in the garden. All it takes is a few warm days, some sunshine and we are all ready to dig in the dirt.  At the garden center we get asked all the time, what can I plant now? There are many choices for early spring perennials, […]

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Our Top Fall Flowers & Fruit

Posted on September 21st, 2017

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 event better time to admire the landscape. We put pen to paper and came up with a bakers dozen of our favorite Autumn Flowers […]

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It’s Hard to Believe

Posted on August 25th, 2017

Well we all made it through the one of the rainiest spring and early summer seasons we ever seen.  Mother Nature was a huge help to us keeping all of our plant s wet with minimal hand watering.  With summer now winding down things are now showing signs of drying out. As we get into […]

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Heirloom Tomatoes

Posted on May 3rd, 2017

Have you wondered why heirloom tomatoes taste so much better than those conventional ones from the store? Conventional tomatoes have been bred for long shelf life, disease resistance, high yield and even for their looks! So whether you say to-may-to or to-mah-to, we’re here to help you choose the perfect heirloom tomato variety for you.  What is an Heirloom […]

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SERIES: Creating A Cozy Retreat

Posted on April 28th, 2017

  Small scale gardening is a hot topic!  Many great books have been written on the subject and growers are developing more and more dwarf trees and compact shrubs to fit those needs.   Baby boomers are “downsizing” and Millennials are moving into their first homes, creating a growing demand for ornamental and edible plants that […]

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Celebrate Earth Day in the Garden

Posted on April 14th, 2017

Big or small, that patch of earth in your back yard is a part of the planet we live on. Celebrate Earth Day by being kind to it. Like you, all of us at the garden center enjoy digging in the dirt and outdoor living. Here are a few of our favorite ways to “go […]

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