Category: Garden Care

5 Easy Tips for Protecting Your Potted Plants This Winter

Unlike annuals, perennials and shrubs don’t die in the winter, which leaves many gardeners wondering, “how do I overwinter my perennials and shrubs in containers?” It’s a good question to ask, too! Overwintering plants in containers is quite different from overwintering them in the ground – all thanks to their roots.

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Our Guide for Fall Planting

The start of fall may signal the gardening season is coming to a close, but it’s not over yet! There is still plenty of time to enjoy colorful flowers and foliage, or even sprinkle in some new perennials and shrubs before winter arrives. Even with cold temperatures approaching, the soil remains warm for much longer, which gives your new plants time to grow roots and establish in your garden. In some areas, planting in the fall is more favorable than planting in spring!

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Lavender: Secrets to Success

It is said that the scent of lavender relieves stress – but as many people will tell you, the idea of growing it does just the opposite. Many have been disappointed with their attempts to grow this popular, fragrant perennial, but that doesn’t need to be the case anymore.

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All About: Creeping Phlox

If you’re looking for a groundcover to brighten up your landscape in spring, Creeping phlox might be the plant for you. This herbaceous perennial grows vigorously, transforming your landscape with its tidy green foliage and bright blooms quickly.

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Planting Guide

Wondering how to properly take care of your plants now that they’ve arrived? While we include a copy of our planting guide in every order, we’re also adding the information online for easy reference.

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Different Levels of Sun Exposure

Sunlight is the source of energy for all major functions in plants. It’s the key ingredient in the recipe for photosynthesis, which plants use to make fuel (sugars) for plant growth. When plants don’t receive enough light, they can’t produce enough energy to sustain growth.

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Our 5 Favorite Easy to Care for Plants

Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, every gardener can appreciate a plant that is easy to care for. Low maintenance plants are perfect for those just dabbling in the world of gardening and those who just want to spend more time relaxing in and enjoying their garden and less time trying to care for and maintain it.

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Digging Deeper: Soil Types

When we think about gardens, we usually envision the leaves, stems, and flowers of plants, but what about growth below ground? The roots are considered to be the “hidden half” of the plant. They’re essential to the plant’s success, providing anchorage and absorbing water and nutrients from the soil.

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