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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 weeks as well. Give us a call or email us to check inventory as things sell fast, especially during our busy seasons.

Fairytale Pumpkin

Tyler’s Pick of the Week, September 19th

I love their shape, and how they fade from a dark green to a light chestnut color.  Perfect for making pumpkin stacks or to prop up on it side and put smaller gourds and pumpkins around. My favorite thing about them however is their flavor! This is a GREAT cooking pumpkin; lightly sweet and mildly nutty, this is a perfect option for soups, curry and even cheesecake!!

 

PUMPKIN PARTS!

Laura’s Pick of the Week, September 12th

Enjoy your pumpkin more than ever when you use pumpkin parts! These transform your pumpkin into a cute work of art even the youngest Halloweener can enjoy! The parts are designed to be pushed into the sides of pumpkins which make it safe for all ages. With all the pumpkin guts left inside the gourd, there’s nothing to clean up  and they can be used time and time again! Also who says they have to be used only at Halloween, try them on watermelons or other items throughout the year as a fun craft for the kids!

 

ORNAMENTAL GRASSES!

Jen M’s Pick of the Week, September 6th

Ornamental grasses offer so much to a landscape and are often overlooked until they start to bloom. Architectural, and textural; they can help define other shrubs.  The sway of the grasses shows the rhythm of the breeze as it blows by.

Right now, we have all kinds of ornamental grasses; seasonal favorites like Purple Fountain Grass, and hardy perennial grasses like medium height Adagio, small growing Sweetflag and the ever impressive Pampas Grass.  We just got in some Purple Muhly Grass too! Visit this link for more information about ornamental grasses.An aside; Jen M is our perennial grower and is pictures with another favorite, heuchera! As we mention in the newsletter, we just got tons of Proven Winner heucheras (shade loving, colorful perennials also known as Coral Bells) in this week.

 

MUMS!

Angie’s Pick of the Week, August 29th

My Fall Pick of the Week is the Mums.  I’m never sure exactly when they are going to come in so I am always surprised to see them roll off the truck.  When I see the mums, I know that cooler weather is soon to follow and pansies and pumpkins are right around the corner.  With their huge blast of color, they are perfect companions for our pumpkin displays, and a great way to usher in Fall and the coming holidays!

 

A quick note:  We know what you are thinking… those aren’t mums Angie is cutting.  Nope, but this picture of our sweet Angie was too cute not to share! She is cutting a bouquet from our zinnia bed, which we grow from seed each summer.  If you would like some zinnias this fall, we will have pots of them soon… watch our social media for updates!