Posts Tagged "spring gardening"

Spring Cleaning

Posted on March 23rd, 2020

Things are uncertain right now and your routine has likely been upended, but one thing that is consistent is the need to get outside and the importance of spring cleaning this time of year! That need is never more important than in your yard. This is the time to get some fresh air while you clean up, remove […]

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Compost: Gardeners Must Have!

Posted on April 7th, 2017

In my first year at Van Wilgen’s, I worked as a loader, putting bags in cars and doing odd jobs around the yard. One day, the job was mulching in the beds around the Garden Center, and I was doing it at the request of Bill Van Wilgen himself. Needless to say, 17 year old […]

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Is it too early to plant?

Posted on March 14th, 2017

This time of year, one of the most popular questions we receive at the garden this time of year is definitely; Is it too early to plant? The general rule of thumb is if you can dig a hole (no frost in the ground), it is ok to plant. The majority of our perennial and […]

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