News and Tips

Perennial of the Month: Coneflower

Coneflowers, also known as Echinacea, are tough little native flowers that draw butterflies, bees, and birds to the garden! Here’s how to grow this American native—and important tips on plant care, from deadheading to cutting back in July.

Bright upright plants, coneflowers are a North American perennial in the Daisy family (Asteraceae). Specifically, the plant is native to […]

By |June 25th, 2020|Blog, Garden Blog, Garden Tips, News and Tips|Comments Off on Perennial of the Month: Coneflower

Planting a Moon Garden

By |June 25th, 2020|Blog, Garden Blog, Garden Tips, News and Tips|Comments Off on Planting a Moon Garden

Planting a Container Full of Cool Colors!

By |May 1st, 2020|Blog, Garden Blog, Garden Tips, News and Tips|Comments Off on Planting a Container Full of Cool Colors!

Perennial of the Month: Hosta

Hosta are hardy perennials that are especially perfect for a shady garden. Reliable and very easy to grow, hosta are long-lived—and may even outlive the gardener!

What’s neat about hosta is that there are so many sizes, heights, textures, and colors. Plus, they work in many kinds of gardens (patio, border, container, rock).Though mainly known for […]

By |May 1st, 2020|Blog, Garden Blog, Garden Tips, News and Tips|Comments Off on Perennial of the Month: Hosta

Beginners Guide to Airplants

By |April 2nd, 2020|Blog, Garden Blog, Garden Tips, Gardening Articles, News and Tips|Comments Off on Beginners Guide to Airplants

Houseplant of the Month: Easter Lily

Did you know that Easter lilies are the fourth largest potted plant crop grown in the U.S.? With Easter approaching, no doubt many homes and churches will soon be graced with the fragrant and lovely white trumpet-shaped flowers, symbolic of spring, purity and the Lord’s Resurrection. But how can you enjoy your fragrant flower long […]

By |April 2nd, 2020|Blog, Garden Blog, Garden Tips, Gardening Articles, News and Tips|Comments Off on Houseplant of the Month: Easter Lily

Why We Garden

Gardeners tend to be optimistic. The simple act of planting a tree shows vision, creativity and yes, even hope. Sowing seeds is an act of faith, a fundamental belief in the natural world. One knows that with fertile soil, water and light, anything is possible. Gardens of contentment are borne in cities and in the […]

By |April 2nd, 2020|Blog, Garden Blog, Garden Tips, News and Tips|Comments Off on Why We Garden

Houseplant of the Month: Shamrock

What is a Shamrock Plant? The potted shamrock plant (Oxalis regnellii) is a small specimen, often reaching no more than 6 inches. Leaves are in a range of shades and delicate flowers bloom off and on during fall, winter and spring. Leaves are clover shaped and some think the plant brings good luck.
It has clover-shaped […]

By |March 3rd, 2020|Blog, Garden Blog, Garden Tips, Gardening Articles, News and Tips|Comments Off on Houseplant of the Month: Shamrock

How to Read a Grass Seed Label

If more is better, than a lot should be great! That seems to be the logic when buying grass seed. To get the best results when seeding this spring, it might help to understand a few of the basics. Let’s take a look at a typical seed label:

First of all, what do those names mean? […]

By |March 3rd, 2020|Blog, Garden Blog, Garden Tips, Gardening Articles, News and Tips|Comments Off on How to Read a Grass Seed Label

Planting Herbs in Containers for Beginners

By |March 3rd, 2020|Blog, Garden Blog, Garden Tips, Gardening Articles, News and Tips|Comments Off on Planting Herbs in Containers for Beginners