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Landscape Lighting Tips

  Keep reading for landscape lighting tips, including how it can increase your home value, add safety and more. Oh, and something to keep in mind as you read this… we have an outstanding winter special on landscape lighting through February of 2023! Click here for all the details.   First of all, what is… 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 »

Colorful Annuals that Love the Heat!

  Cora Cascade Vinca (shown above in Bright Rose color) This has quickly become one of our favorite plants for many reasons!  It has all the wonderful characteristics of regular upright vinca, such as consistent blooming, thrives in heat and sun, AND requires less water than many other warm season annuals. The Cora series of… Read more »

Top 10 Spring Landscaping Tips for Arkansas…plus a few more!

1.    Spring is a great time to plant all the things! Trees, shrubs, sod, perennials, veggies, herbs and annuals…all of it! The soil temperatures are warm, which encourages root development. 2.    Look at the area before planting to learn how many hours of sun the area gets and whether it is afternoon or morning sun. … Read more »

Create the perfect combination planter using the ‘Thriller, Filler, Spiller’ technique!

Use the ‘Thriller, Filler, Spiller’ planting concept from Proven Winner plants for upscale combination planters! Thriller Thrillers are taller plants that add vertical drama to a container planting.  They can be flowering plants, foliage plants or even ornamental grasses.  For containers that will be viewed from all angles, place the thriller in the middle.  For… Read more »