When to Plant Timing is tricky; Trey gives some tips on timing under each heading. You can start seeds indoors this month (February) and plant seedling too, if you are willing to protect them as needed. As a rule of thumb, the plants resulting from directly sowing seeds will be more acclimated and be able… Read more »
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If you haven’t read our last blog post, the aptly named Reasons to Prune , we suggest doing so before reading this one. A large part of good pruning includes understanding the reason you are pruning. Coming back to the reason throughout the pruning process will help you keep on track. When you lose sight… Read more »
The answer is yes, we do offer gift cards, in any amount! We aren’t set up for online purchases BUT it’s still an easy process. If you are local, just stop by the garden center! If you aren’t local or won’t have the chance to visit us, give us a call at… Read more »
Why do we prune? What is pruning? What are the types of pruning? Some plants need to be pruned, thinned or trimmed back while others do just fine with no shaping, and can even look worse after pruning efforts. In this post, we want to share more about the reasons to prune and in our… Read more »
We did this in the fall and wanted to do it again this winter; it’s fun to find out which items are on our team’s must have list! Each week during this holiday season, we will highlight a team member’s favorite gift or decor item from our Gift Shop. This is merely a sampling of… Read more »
History Here are a few interesting tidbits about poinsettias; they are named after Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first United States Minister to Mexico. He introduced the plant to the US in 1825. Poinsettias are widely considered and most popularly sold as a Christmas plant. As legends tell it, in 16th century Mexico, a poor girl… Read more »
There are actually 3 different kinds of cactus that look similar and have one of three names; Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter cactus. While it may seem like they are all the same, there is a difference. It’s all in the leaf shape. Thanksgiving Cactus Although they are commonly called Christmas cactus, the ones pictures above… Read more »