Learning Center

Author: Jennifer Gibson

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How to Use a Broadcast Spreader

In order for lawn chemicals to work properly, you have to apply them properly!  Start by figuring out how many square feet your lawn by multiplying length times width.  Read the chemical bag to find out how much to apply per square foot.  If your spreader type is listed on the bag then it’s simple! … Read more »

Meet the Pansy Family!

Pansies are the most commonly planted fall and winter annual in our area and for very good reason.  Pansies bloom from fall into next spring, all the way through time to plant warm season annuals.  They offer a large variety of color choices and offer a variety of bloom colors and interesting features.  Care is… Read more »

All About ‘Red Rocket’ Pennisetum

  It’s here; the season when ornamental grasses are the stars of the landscape, with their eye-catching plumes waving in the cool breeze!  We have many different varieties to choose from… and right now, our favorite is ‘Red Rocket’ Pennisetum.  And bonus, our current selection of ‘Red Rocket’ (September/ October 2022) was grown right here… Read more »

Ornamental Cabbage, Kale and Greens!

    Looking for some texture and color contrast for your pots this fall and winter? Does your container need some height? Wanting a little something extra to accent your pansy planting?  Ornamental cabbage (also called flowering cabbage), kale, Swiss chard and mustard may be your answer! Choose from lavender colored leaves (Coral Queen shown… Read more »

Getting to Know Your Soil

Get to know your soil and learn the role that soil type plays in proper planting.

Fall Tips for Your Landscape!

It’s almost fall, y’all! Which means that there are a few chores for your landscape so that your landscape will be healthier and happier next season! Plus find out how to correctly prep your annual color areas for pansies, violas, ornamental cabbage, kale and mums!

Planting Trees and Shrubs in the Fall

With cooler weather headed our way, this fall season is the perfect time to update your landscaping with new trees and shrubs. In general, with the exception of cool season annuals and fall veggies, most plants go dormant during winter months meaning less overall maintenance and upkeep. Trees and shrubs planted during the fall will… Read more »