Posts Tagged "van wilgen’s garden center"

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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Caring for Your Christmas Tree

Posted on November 17th, 2019

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 […]

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T’WAS STACEY’S LAST TIP BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Posted on December 14th, 2018

T’WAS STACEY’S LAST TIP BEFORE CHRISTMAS, WHEN ALL THROUGH THE HOUSE,  SOME CREATURES WERE STIRRING, MAYBE IT WAS A MOUSE. THE FRUIT FLY TRAPS WERE SET BY THE FRUIT BOWL WITH CARE,  IN HOPES THAT FRUIT FLIES SOON WOULD NOT BE THERE. THE MOUSE BAIT WAS PLACED STRATEGICALLY SO,  NO MICE A NESTLING WOULD GO, […]

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TOP 4 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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Christmas Picture Time

Posted on November 20th, 2018

It’s that time of year 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 in hand. In search of the perfect spot to take the annual family photo. Christmas card photos are […]

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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 […]

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BIRD FEEDING BASICS & the best houses!

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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Why are my pines turning yellow?

Posted on November 2nd, 2018

One of the most common questions we get here in the fall at Van Wilgen’s is, “Why are my pines turning yellow? Are they sick?” The answer is, thankfully, no. All trees and shrubs renew their foliage annually in the spring and summer, and shed old, unneeded foliage in the fall. While this is most […]

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Many Hands make Light Work

Posted on November 1st, 2018

We have so few fall days to get outside and enjoy the little bit of warmer weather we have left.  Grab the whole family and finish up the last of the fall chores together.  Working as a family will make all the work seem lighter.  Heck, have some fun while you do it.  And…of course, […]

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