Posts Tagged "van wilgen’s garden center"

Decorative Floor Plants

Posted on January 10th, 2022

With the holiday season behind us, you might be looking at the empty spot where your Christmas Tree once stood, wondering, “What can I put here?” Nothing quite livens up an empty room like a decorative floor plant! With so many varieties to choose from, we wanted to show you a couple of our post-holiday […]

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Christmas Tree Care 101

Posted on November 14th, 2021

It’s that time of year again. During the hustle and bustle that accompanies the holiday season, we somehow manage to find the time to continue the time-honored tradition of selecting and decorating the perfect Christmas tree. But after we’ve found that perfect tree, what should you do next? How do we make sure that our […]

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Holiday Picture Time

Posted on November 7th, 2021

It’s that time of year here at the garden center when we peek through the holiday greens on the patio and spot families trudging through our tree fields, decked out in their Sunday best, bags of pre-wrapped gifts or other props in hand. Everyone’s in search of the perfect spot to take the annual family […]

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What Not to Cut Back This Fall

Posted on October 2nd, 2021

Fall is here which means cool weather and frosty mornings are headed our way. Unfortunately for your plants, there’s no heater or jacket that can help keep them warm, and as a result, some of your plants will begin to look a little sad once temperatures start to drop. If you’re like many gardeners, that […]

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T’was the Last Tip Before Christmas

Posted on December 22nd, 2019

T’WAS THE LAST TIP BEFORE CHRISTMAS, WHEN ALL THROUGH THE HOUSE,  SOME CREATURES WERE STIRRING (MAYBE A MOUSE?) THE FRUIT FLY TRAPS WERE SET BY THE FRUIT BOWL WITH CARE,  IN HOPES THAT THE FRUIT FLIES SOON WOULDN’T BE THERE. THE MOUSE BAIT WAS PLACED, JUST STRATEGICALLY SO,  TO ENSURE THE MICE NESTING ALL WOULD GO, […]

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Live tree planting and care

Posted on November 24th, 2019

The holidays are upon us, and nothing brings that festive spirit out more than getting your Christmas tree. For many families, this means gathering up the family and traveling to cut a tree down. But for others, this means going to a nursery to pick out a live tree. While it may seem intimidating at […]

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Top Four Houseplants to Give and Get This Holiday Season

Posted on December 14th, 2018

There’s so much to love about the holiday season — the cooking and baking, the time spent with family and friends, and the festive plants. Poinsettias or a blooming Christmas cactus are compact yet boast of holiday spirit. The more plants, the merrier! With just a little care, holiday houseplants can continue to thrive throughout […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Posted on December 11th, 2018

Each year we gather a few of our favorite things together in an effort to help you find your loved ones the perfect gift! 1. STONE DUCKS range $34.99-$74.99 2. RECYCLED BARNWOOD BIRDHOUSE $54.99 3. FROG RAIN GAUGE $34.99 4. BIRDSEED BIRDFEEDER $11.99 1. HESTRA GLOVES FOR HIM $15.99 2. OKATSUNA PRUNERS $49.99 3. SPEAR HEAD SPADE […]

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Caring for your Tree

Posted on November 20th, 2018

It’s that time of year again. In the midst of all the hustle and bustle that accompanies the holiday season, we somehow manage to find the time to continue the time-honored tradition of selecting and decorating the perfect Christmas tree. But after we have found that perfect tree, what to do next? How do we […]

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Bird Feeding and Housing Basics

Posted on November 16th, 2018

Each year as the cooler temps roll in I stock up on a few things for our feathered friends. I know it may seem somewhat dull but I really do enjoy watching the birds visit each morning. Year after year it seems I appreciate the calm natural beauty they bring to my yard more and […]

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