Posts Tagged "van wilgens"

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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Swag, Wrap & Rope

Posted on November 29th, 2018

Time to swag, rope and wrap. Turn your plain doorway, mantle, railing, or lamp post into a fragrant, holiday wonderland with fresh cut garland.Follow the formulas to determine just how much garland you need to beautify your home or business. *Doorway formula:  Measure height x 2 + door width = amount garland needed i.e. Standard doorway […]

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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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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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Citrus winter care

Posted on October 19th, 2018

As the days get shorter it is now time to start thinking about what we need to do to over-winter our plants. While your plants have enjoyed being outside this summer they need to come in before the temperatures dip below 50 degrees consistently. The proper way to handle the transition is to slowly inch […]

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Hot Summer Color

Posted on June 8th, 2018

With Father’s Day just around the corner, do you think its finally possible that mother nature will turn the heat up and let the sun shine? I think we are all ready for summer to arrive. I absolutely love being the annual greenhouse manager. Everyday I come to work and get to enjoy all the […]

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Take good care of your veggies

Posted on May 25th, 2018

Planting and caring for a veggie garden can be quite a game.  It can be challenging, relaxing, frustrating, rewarding, educational, but most importantly…delicious!  Who or what is to blame for the problems we may encounter with our veggie gardens?   Let’s blame someone or something, shall we?  Let’s blame some of the key players in […]

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Living Fences make for Great Neighbors

Posted on April 30th, 2018

If you are like I am I love noticing the landscapes of houses and neighborhoods as I’m driving around town.  I like to see what people have done but not only give thought to the potential that many homes have for fresh landscape projects. This spring I see many neighbors are going to have landscape […]

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Small Space Garden : Series Part II

Posted on June 22nd, 2017

The Eastern Redbud ( Cercis canadensis )  is a spring flowering tree, native to the northeast.  It’s delicate lavender-pink flowers emerge late in April before the foliage develops and continue to sparkle into mid May.  Clusters of tiny, fairy like flowers cling to the branches, covering the tree in a soft purple haze with charming […]

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