Savory Saltine Seasoning now available at Wenke Greenhouses

YOU asked for it! We got them back! Now Available! Savory Saltine Seasoning! Just add a plain old box of saltine cracker to the packet and you’ve got an amazing snack that’s crunchy, tasty and impossible to resist! Simple to make! Stop in to get a sample today!

Fall is the best time to plant garlic in Michigan! 40% off

Fall planting gives garlic a crucial head-start. Plants will be stronger and bulbs will be bigger at harvest. October is usually the best month to plant garlic in North America. Planting garlic in the fall for the following year gives your garlic time to grow sturdy, solid roots which keep it firmly anchored in the ground. In Michigan, the best time to plant garlic is right around Halloween. Garlic Planting Step by Step… Break up your garlic heads. Simply separate …

All remaining Perennials, Trees and Shrubs Now 50% off

The Stars of the Garden! Perennials, trees and shrubs are simple to grow, require little maintenance, and as a group are adapted to a wide variety of conditions, including a tolerance for sun and shade and moist or dry locations. While supplies last! Not valid on previous purchases. Sale includes all regular priced perennials, trees, shrubs, roses and ground cover. Sale excludes clearance items.

Plant Allium for an Amazing Impact!

Allium is an easy to grow, absolutely amazing plant.  It’s best when you plant it from a bulb in the fall and then it blooms well into spring.  Allium Globemaster is the variety that we planted in the flowerbeds in front of the store, along Sprinkle Road.  I also planted this in my yard.  When spring came, it developed into one of the most amazing and beautiful plants that I have ever seen.  This had to have been the most …

It’s Time to Plant Pansies and Violas! Flats are now only $10

Want beautiful color that will survive the cool temperatures of late-fall and early-spring? Look no further than the tough, cold-tolerant, and colorful pansy. Available in many beautiful shades of white, blue, yellow, purple, red-solid blooms and blooms with “blotches” of contrasting color in the center, pansies and violas will brighten any fall through spring landscape. Our pansies are all fresh and especially healthy as they are grown locally at our own growing division right here in Kalamazoo, MI. Pansies are …

Fall Vegetables now available! 50% off

Planting a vegetable garden does not have to be a springtime activity only. Many of our favorite vegetables can be put in, either as seeds or transplants, in the late summer or early fall for fresh produce to harvest in September and October. Many of these vegetables do better in cool weather. Some are actually tastier when they have been lightly frosted. If these vegetables were planted in May for harvest in July, they could be tough and woody, taste …

Watering Tips

It is important to water plants when needed and not according to the calendar or day of the week and be sure to water (soak) thoroughly rather than applying frequent light sprinklings. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when watering. When watering containers, hanging baskets especially, water until the basket or container feels heavy with water weight and water runs freely from the drainage hole. If water comes out right away, then the container is more than …

Find Great Deals in our Clearance Section!

We’ve been cleaning out the store! Lots of items being marked down from 30% to 80%!                                   Most items are only being marked down due to discolored packing or are being discontinued.

Recycling is Good for Everyone!

Have you ever wondered what happens to the plastic containers that you return to Wenke Greenhouses in our recycle box in the corner of the parking lot?  I’m happy to tell you about the recycling program that has really had a positive impact.   East Jordan is a supplier for us and they have a facility in South Haven that takes all that plastic and makes it new again. East Jordan plans to recycle 12 million pounds this year.  That’s a …