Category: Did You Know

Image of the At Last Rose in a quart size and a gallon size sitting in a greenhouse

Big Plants, Even Bigger Impact!

We’re pleased to offer a selection of Proven Winners ColorChoice Shrubs in robust one-gallon sizes. They say you can’t buy time, but that’s what happens when you buy a gallon plant – we’ve spent an extra year, sometimes two or more, growing them so you reap the benefits.

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Colorful Foliage for Shade Gardens

Shady spots are notorious among gardeners as tough-to-grow sites. It can be challenging to find the right plants that thrive in variable light conditions, compete with tree roots, and don’t mind the excess moisture we typically see in the shade.

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Celebrate Cherry Blossom Season At Home

With the Spring Equinox’s arrival on March 20th, 2021, we welcome the official (or more specifically, the astronomical) start of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. This year, the first day of spring also coincides with the start of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

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Red burning bush in outdoor garden

Alternatives to Burning Bush

Burning Bush (Euonymus alatus) is widely used as a specimen plant or privacy hedge for its vigorous growth, easy-care nature, and brilliant red fall foliage. Unfortunately, it is considered to be invasive in certain areas, which is why shipment is restricted to some states.

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Arborvitae in pot inside the Great Garden Plants greenhouse

Top 4 Arborvitae Trees

If you’re looking for a colorful and fast-growing privacy hedge for your landscape, arborvitae is hard to beat. In just a few years, young plants quickly grow to create a lush, green wall that provides four seasons of privacy.

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backyard filled with bright and colorful spring-blooming flowers

Is It Spring Yet?

If only! It feels far from spring here at our headquarters in Michigan, where we still have banks of snow around our greenhouses. But some people – notably, meteorologists – consider March 1 the start of spring.

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