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Seasonal Tips

Pick of the Week, Our Team’s Favorites

It’s really fun for us to find out what our team member favorites are, and we thought you might be interested too! Each week this fall, we will add a new favorite to the top of this blog post. That way, you not only know what we are crushing on this week, but also previous… Read more »

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 »

All about MUMS!

  Nothing says fall like mums! Ever wonder how long will it take a mums to bloom out? Is it better to get ones with no blooms open or showing some color?  Want to brush up on your knowledge about these seasonal blooms? Check out this video, where Gregg and Jeff break down different varieties… Read more »

All About Hydrangeas!

Ah, the hydrangea!  While most shade gardens can boast of at least one plant, if not more; confusion still reigns.  Questions about color, changing of bloom color, soil acidity, sun requirements and when to prune are very common and answers can be a little murky because of the sheer quantity of hydrangeas on the market… Read more »

Flower Power: How to Keep Annuals Blooming All Season Long!

  Does fertilizer matter?  Take a look at the image above; one was fertilized regularly with the appropriate fertilizer where as the other received no fertilizer at all.  Guess which is which.  And no, that isn’t a new chartreuse leaf vinca featuring smaller blooms… that plant is just starving for nutrients. The natural next question… Read more »

Japanese Beetle Control

Learn tips on Japanese beetle control from the experts at The Good Earth Garden Center.