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Seasonal Tips

Spring Blooming Trees for Arkansas

We are lucky to have several different kinds of spring blooming trees that do well here in Arkansas, some of which are even native to our area! If you look around your landscape this spring and see not a bloom in sight, you might consider adding one of these trees… Ornamental Cherry Ornamental cherries are… Read more »

5 Ways to Add Some Spring to Your Step

1    Time to get the pots and beds all ready for spring color! Pansies, violas and ornamental greens had a hard winter. The warm winter transitioned fast into a brutally cold one, without providing cool season annuals a chance to acclimate, resulting in some rough looking pansies around town!  If your pansies aren’t giving off… Read more »

All About Hellebore; the Lenten Rose

Learn all about hellebore plants in this post; from where to plant to how to plant, from the right fertilizer to all about the blooms.

Freeze Warning

What does a severe freeze mean for your landscape?  Keep reading! *PLEASE NOTE:  Below are basic tips for normal hard freezes, however, the severely cold weather that moved in just before Christmas 2022 was abnormally cold. Many parts of Arkansas dipped below average lows in various USDA Plant Hardiness Zones, and remained extremely cold for… Read more »


Winter Mulch Tips

Now that we have gotten several hard frosts and our landscape plants are more hardened off (acclimated to colder temperatures), and leaves have mostly all fallen, it’s time to consider applying mulch!  Keep reading for tips… Why is Winter a good time to mulch? Think of mulch as a blanket for your landscape plants; they… Read more »

Gift Ideas for Gardeners!

  Most of us have a gardener in our lives and they may or may not feel like planting that perfect plant this time of year. So here are some gift ideas for gardeners, some enhance gardens, some pamper gardeners, and some make gardening easier.  Some just let them know you understand and appreciate how… Read more »