Posts Tagged "shrubs"

Companion plants for hydrangeas

Posted on May 25th, 2018

There’s no doubt that hydrangeas can hold their own in the garden. With big colorful blooms and beautiful green foliage, summer’s favorite flower makes a bold statement in any garden. But, why not pair them with delicate foliage, bold flowers or subtle ornamental grasses for more variety? If you’re looking for ways to make your […]

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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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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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Our Top Plants for Foliage Color

Posted on September 21st, 2017

We love the contrasts and textures of fall foliage. From grasses to trees we have compiled a bakers dozen of our favorites to see in the autumn landscape. If you don’t see your favorite let us know, we are always interested in what you are planting!   Hydrangea ‘Little Quick Fire’ Blueberries Witch Hazel Itea […]

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Fall Hydrangea Care Guide

Posted on September 7th, 2017

Caring for your hydrangea can make all the difference for next year’s blooms. Hydrangea’s are strong and can come back from almost anything when given enough time and proper care.   Just follow these fall tips for pruning and maintenance. It isn’t complicated.   Identify It is important to identify your variety first because some […]

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Top 5 Hydrangea Picks

Posted on June 29th, 2017

There is absolutely no debate the most asked for plant in the tree and shrub yard are hydrangeas!  The great thing about hydrangeas are there is a perfect type each customer’s specific needs.  Here is a list of some of our favorites here at Van Wilgen’s.       Bobo Hydrangea This little cutie has […]

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Companion Plants for Hydrangeas

Posted on May 25th, 2017

There’s no doubt that hydrangeas can hold their own in the garden. With big colorful blooms and beautiful green foliage, summer’s favorite flower makes a bold statement in any garden. But, why not pair them with delicate foliage, bold flowers or subtle ornamental grasses for more variety? If you’re looking for ways to make your […]

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Get the Best Blooms

Posted on May 18th, 2017

Large, beautiful hydrangeas are a great addition to any landscape. Their bold colors make them perfect for freshly cut or dried flowers. Getting off to the right start in the right location is the difference between a hydrangea bush that blooms for years and one that never does. Get the beautiful blooms you desire with […]

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Proven Winners

Posted on May 11th, 2017

      All of us at Van Wilgen’s and Proven Winners know one thing for sure, a better garden starts with a better plant. Healthy plants with strong root systems are the hallmark of a PW plant,  and we know strong roots = strong plants. This week we will be showcasing Proven Winners plants in […]

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Lilacs

Posted on May 1st, 2017

When people think of Lilacs the first thing to come to mind are the wonderfully fragrant flowers.  There are four basic requirements that lilacs need to ensure they are the spring rock star of your garden. 1. Drainage. In their native homes you will find them in fertile hills and on the edges of mountain […]

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