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Pansy versus Viola… what’s the difference anyway?

What is a pansy? 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 many have huge blooms!  Deadheading will help… Read more »

Using Natural Shrubbery Around Your Property

Even if you love your neighbors, you can still want a barrier dividing your property from theirs. Looking for a beautiful, natural way to provide some privacy? Here are Gregg’s suggestions for you. Gregg recommends the arborvitae to use as a natural fence. They can be purchased when they’ve already grown 10 ft. tall, so… Read more »

Top 10 Reasons to Plant Pansies

This fall has been unseasonably warm, around 10 degrees warmer than our usual average temperatures and we are feeling it!  Despite the warm temperatures, it’s time to think about fall color, specifically pansies, violas and panolas.  Never planted fall color before? Here are the top 10 reasons to plant pansies this year! 1  Plant now… Read more »

Butterfly Annuals

Butterfly Annuals A lot of people want to attract butterflies to their garden, and understandably so! We have some tips to help draw these beautiful insects towards your yard. Plan Your Flowers While it’s true that butterflies are drawn to brightly colored blooms, a big bright flower is not a surefire way to attract butterflies.… Read more »