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December Landscaping Tips

December Landscaping Tips

The snow may start to fly in December, but there are still plenty of garden-related chores to tackle! Continue to mulch leaves from the lawn. Continue to plant shade trees, fruit trees and evergreen shrubs. Plant tulip, hyacinth, daffodil and grape hyacinth bulbs....

Best Wishes in 2022 – What’s on your landscape Wish List?

Best Wishes in 2022 – What’s on your landscape Wish List?

Take a look at your home’s landscape and how it has served you across the seasons. What do you wish you’d done differently in 2021? How would you change it? What could you add? Can you do it in 2022? *I wish I had a patio where we would get together with friends…With...

Green Weekend 2021

Green Weekend 2021

11.26 - 15% OFF Houseplants + First 100 customers receive 2" poinsettia. Plants are more than the sum of their leaves, stems, fronds, and roots. The simplicity, steady growth, and care you put in to your plants endear themselves to whomever they are given. Plants make...

November Landscaping Tips

November Landscaping Tips

The cold weather has arrived and with it comes quite a bit of care in your landscape and garden for the month of November. Take a look at some of our tips for the month as the winter season settles in: As the autumn leaves pile up on your lawn, you can put away the...

Get Your Plants Through the Cold With Our Best Winter Houseplant Tips

Get Your Plants Through the Cold With Our Best Winter Houseplant Tips

-------------------------------------------------------------- It’s still more than a month before winter officially sets in, but your houseplants are already feeling the change. With fewer hours of daylight and cooler temperatures, even the plants inside your home...

Five Landscaping Projects for Fall

Five Landscaping Projects for Fall

Summer’s over, and the winter holidays are approaching. It’s time to begin thinking about spring. True, there’s much less to do in the garden beds around your home. But it’s a good time to plan for next year while this year’s landscape and garden are still on your...

Pets + plants: What’s safe? What’s not?

Pets + plants: What’s safe? What’s not?

As fall arrives, you may turn your attention to growing plants indoors. If you share your space with curious cats or a pup that likes to chew on everything, keep in mind that some houseplants pose a risk. Toxicity in some plants can cause a variety of ailments,...

Staff Plant Picks: Here’s What We Like

Staff Plant Picks: Here’s What We Like

-------------------------------------------------------- We plant people have a hard time picking favorites. Nevertheless, there’s always something that stands out in our ever-expanding collections of houseplants and landscape selections. We polled the staff at...

Outdoor kitchen brings families and friends together!

Outdoor kitchen brings families and friends together!

You know how it is when you have a few friends over for an informal brunch, lunch or dinner: everyone gathers in the kitchen. That’s where the group can be together, chatting, enjoying drinks and appetizers, while the cook is putting the final touches on the meal....

October Landscaping Tips

October Landscaping Tips

October is a great month to get all the last minute items done on your property. It is still warm enough … but not for long. This list will help you figure out what needs to be done before the cold sets in! Fertilize established fescue lawns with a winterizer for...

Fall Containers for Front Porch Color

Fall Containers for Front Porch Color

------------------ For spring, I decided to forgo the usual porch geraniums and go for something a little more interesting: a mixed container planting that would change as it grew, providing a more interesting look for our front steps. The container would be in...

Fall For the Garden’s ‘Second Season’ with a Personal Farmer

Fall For the Garden’s ‘Second Season’ with a Personal Farmer

------------ Gardeners who grow food may see fall as a season of contradictions. On one hand, our kitchen-garden veggies are fading; homegrown-tomato season is coming to an end. On the other hand, it’s the start of the garden’s “second season” of sorts here in Middle...