Posts Tagged "planting"
Is it too late to plant?
This time of year, we frequently have people wondering if it’s too late to plant. We’re happy to report that fall is a FANTASTIC time to plant! Why? Well, there are a number of reasons. Cool nighttime temperatures, moderate daytime temperatures, and warm soil temperatures create favorable conditions that allow for rapid root establishment. Combine […]Read More
One of the many questions we usually start hearing this time of the year is “Can I still plant in the summer?” We understand why people may be nervous but the answer is an overwhelming YES! Our nursery yard is filled with beautiful specimens waiting to beautify your landscape. Here are a few easy tips […]Read More
One of the questions we seem to get virtually year-round is “Is it okay to plant?”, and this time of year is no different. With the upcoming warm weather, many of you may be nervous to put new plants in the ground, but we promise, you can ABSOLUTELY plant! Still nervous? Here are six easy […]Read More
Raised Bed Recipe 101
Thinking about making a raised bed for this season? Well, we’ve got the perfect recipe. A bucket of this, a bag of that, and voila, you have the perfect base to grow the most beautiful veggies. Getting the right recipe for the soil in your raised bed is as delicious as making the perfect stock […]Read More
Planting Herbs & Veggies
Spring is here! There’s no better time to get outside and get your hands in the dirt! Now is the ideal time to plant some cool weather vegetables and herbs. Go time is when you can work the ground and the daytime temperature is approximately 40 degrees during the day. Early spring cold hearty vegetables: […]Read More
Special Soils for Special Plants
The seasons have officially changed. With that, it’s time to start thinking about some new homes for all those house plants that have made their home outside for the summer. As you bring each plant in it’s a good time to clean up your plant babies, check their roots and repot if necessary. Depending on […]Read More
Top 8 Perennials to plant right now!
Every spring our gardeners tell us they want to expand their perennial gardens to offer new colors and plants to make them 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 […]Read More
Let the Hunt Begin
(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 eat […]Read More
Small Space Trees
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! […]Read More
Top Eight Early Spring Perennials
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 […]Read More