Posts Tagged "trees and shrubs"
Add privacy with screening trees
Plant screening trees for privacy and beauty If you’re looking around your yard this season and have decided it’s time to for a little more privacy, right now is the perfect time to plant some screening trees. There are a few different options, the most common of which is the Emerald Green arborvitae. These trees […]Read More
Caring for lilacs
Lilacs are a feast for the senses in the spring garden! Everyone loves the beautiful, fragrant lilac and the wonderful way it brings spring to life in your garden. They have so much nostalgia – everyone remembers going to their grandparent’s house where grandma had a lilac. The most important thing when it comes to […]Read More
Lilacs: Sweetest Thing in the Garden
When people think of lilacs, the first thing that comes to mind is the wonderfully fragrant flowers. Follow these three requirements to ensure your lilacs are the rock stars of your spring garden: Drainage / Soil Lilacs are found growing naturally on hills and edges of mountain woodlands, so they prefer fertile, well-drained soil with a […]Read More
Fantastic Fall Favorites
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 even better time to admire the landscape. We put pen to paper and came up with a few of our favorite Autumn plants. If you […]Read More
Plants to Prune right now!
Fourth of July is often used as a marker for pruning some shrubs, perennials, and annuals. Knowing when to prune is an important step in keeping your plants healthy and thriving. Now is the perfect time to prune the following : Evergreen trees and shrubs Rhododendron Azalea Weigela Viburnum Forsythia Lilacs Spiraea Andromeda Privet Mock […]Read More
Van Wilgen’s Planting Guide
How to plant has always been a frequently asked question at the garden center. What do I do if my plant is in a pot…How do I plant a burlap tree? Does the basket stay on or do I take it off? These are all questions we will cover in this Planting Guide. Regardless of […]Read More
We Learn new Things Everyday
IF ONLY TREES & SHRUBS COULD TALK TO US, WE COULD LEARN SO MUCH MORE! If only trees & shrubs could talk to us. Oh, the things they would tell us! They could let us know when they need some water when they have had too much to drink, if an insect or disease is […]Read More
Too Much Water?
It’s hard to believe that we are talking about too much water given a year ago all we talked about was how to water! What a difference a year makes. The symptoms plants show when too dry and too wet mimic each other closely. Here are some tips to help you determine if your plants […]Read More