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June 14, 2022

How To Take Care of Vinca

TRAILING OR UPRIGHT Annual Vinca! Annual vinca can be trailing or upright. Trailing vincas are a great option as a spiller out of a container or hanging basket. Upright varieties work well in mass plantings, especially in landscapes where you’re looking to make a big impact with little maintenance. Vinca flowers are suspended over glossy, […]

June 14, 2022

How to Care For Begonias

ADD BRIGHT COLOR To Your Garden! Begonias add bright color and a tropical look to patios, entrances, and porches with their showy, often ruffled, flowers and lush foliage. Ideal for containers, hanging baskets, and window boxes, these easy-care plants grow best in the shade or partial shade, though some varieties may tolerate some sun. Begonias […]

June 13, 2022

Butterfly House Opening 6/20/2022

GET EYE-TO-EYE With Butterflies! The outdoor butterfly garden has been created to promote the increased population of the local species. Get eye-to-eye with a Butterfly.  Hundreds of live butterflies are in free flight in a beautiful, indoor garden setting.  We look forward to seeing you! Visitors have to be careful where they walk or sit […]

June 13, 2022

Butterfly Gardens

CHOOSE NECTAR & POLLEN-RICH PLANTS Like Wildfowers! The most important step you can take is to plant a pollinator-friendly garden. Choose nectar and pollen-rich plants like wildflowers and old-fashioned varieties of flowers. A succession of blooming annuals, perennials, and shrubs is best so nectar and pollen will be available throughout the growing season. Also, include […]

June 13, 2022

Boston Ferns

A FAST FAVORITE Hanging Basket! Boston ferns are the most popular of the fern species that originated in Central America and became a fast favorite in parlors and porches in North America during the Victorian era. Long, arching fronds densely covered with leaflets — called pinnae — makes this lush, graceful house plant ideal for a pedestal or a hanging basket. […]

June 10, 2022

Hybrid Tea Roses

BLOOM REPEATEDLY From Spring into Fall! Hybrid tea roses and their relatives, old-fashioned tea roses, are beloved for their beauty and fragrance. Many hybrid teas bloom repeatedly from spring into fall, with pointed buds that open into flowers held on long, straight stems. They’re available in almost every color, and they’re ideal for beds, containers, […]

June 9, 2022

Growing Peppers

TIPS TO GROW Peppers Pepper plants are a classic warm-weather crop for home gardeners. But did you know that growing peppers can be a little tricky? It’s true. Sometimes you need to spend a little extra effort creating an ideal environment for your pepper plants to grow. But once you do, you’ll be rewarded with […]

June 8, 2022

Rabbit Resistant Plants

KEEPING RABBITS OUR OF Your Landscape While there are lots of planting, maintenance, and fencing strategies that might keep rabbits out of your garden, one of the easiest tactics is simply to grow flowering plants that the rabbits will leave alone. Resistant Rabbits tend to avoid plants with unusual characteristics like a strong flower or foliage […]

June 3, 2022

Caring For Roses

IT’S EASIER THAN YOU THINK Roses Rose care is easier than you think—anyone can grow them successfully. Plant your roses in a sunny location with good drainage. Fertilize them regularly for impressive flowers. Water them evenly to keep the soil moist. Prune established rose bushes in early spring. Watch for diseases like powdery mildew or […]

June 3, 2022

The Benefits of Glee Potting Mix

SMALL PACKAGE big Results Glee consists of a proprietary blend of Canadian Peat Moss and HydraFiber, a patented Advanced Substrate Technology.  It means better root development and more efficient water absorption. It means you can keep your area tidier and your hands cleaner, and have less cleanup. It means a happier, easier way to grow […]