Monthly To Do

January 4, 2017

Spring is a great time to plant or transplant trees and shrubs.

If you have perennials that need divided, as soon as you begin to see new growth emerge, split the perennial clumps and transplant them.

For gardening success, do a soil test.  We have a number of products t...

January 4, 2017

Plant Gladiolus, Cannas and summer flowering bulbs in early May.

Allow the foliage on the spring blooming bulbs to die back and turn yellow before you remove it, this will help to ensure large healthy bulbs for next year.

Pansies, violas, snapdragons, dianthus and dusty...

January 4, 2017

If doing the Scotts LawnPro Program, apply Step 3 Insect Control with fertilizer.

Continue dead-heading annuals and perennials so they will keep blooming.

Keep pinching back your mums until mid July.

Keep on fertilizing your annuals for the best blooms.

Continue to water a...

January 4, 2017

If doing the Scotts LawnPro Program, apply Step 3 fertilizer.

Plant pansies and spring flowering bulbs, such as Daffodils, Hyacinths, Crocuses, Dwarf Irises, Tulips, Snowdrops and Muscari.

Newly planted shrubs and trees of all types should be watered regularly if the con...

January 4, 2017

Bring in any house plants that remain outside, check for insects first.

Click here to read about House Plant Pests 

If being outside this summer encouraged vigorous growth in your houseplants, you can bring them in to our store and have them repotted.    

I...

January 4, 2017

If you planted any perennials in late October, check on them to see if a frost has caused them to heave from the ground.  If so, step them back in.

The best time to fertilize trees, shrubs and woody vines is when they have lost their leaves indicating that they have gon...

January 4, 2017

  1. Purchase a fresh cut Fraser fir as your Christmas tree. 

  2. Decorate with fresh evergreen roping, wreaths or swags.

  3. Place an order for a custom decorated wreath, or come in and choose from our wide variety of ribbons and picks to decorate a wreath on your ow...

January 4, 2017

TREES/SHRUBS

The first 2-3 weeks are the most crucial!

Depending upon what time of year, (dormant / in season)

Give your tree approximately 2-3 deep waterings a week.

Feed in the spring and at 1/2 the rate in July/August.

Always take into consideration:

  • How much sun

  • ...

January 3, 2017

June is Perennial Garden Month.  Since perennials return year after year, they are a great addition to your garden, and now is a great time to plant them.  We have a wide range of perennials for both sun and shade.

Now that you have your flower beds and any new tre...

January 3, 2017

If you are planning on having some landscaping done, get your estimates now, before the start of the busy season.  You can stop in our store and fill out an estimate request form, or access the form online - Landscape Estimate/Bid Request.  It is not too soon to begin...

January 3, 2017

If possible, take your now undecorated Christmas tree to a location to be recycled and turned into mulch.

Continue to gently knock a heavy snow off of your delicate shrubs to prevent breakage. 

Keep up with your applications of deer and rabbit repellent as the food sourc...

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