Posts Tagged "spring gardening"

VanWisdom: Prepare Your Garden For Spring

Posted on March 15th, 2022

With the cold winter weather behind us and the warmth of Spring quickly approaching, we understand everyone is eager to return to their gardens and begin planting. But not everyone might understand how to de-winterize their garden or where to begin with Spring prep work. We wanted to share some of our spring gardening tips […]

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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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