How to Clean out a Garden Bed

If you’re a serious gardener, you’ll be out in your garden the first warm second of spring. While there is no harm in cleaning up fallen branches and debris, wait until the soil is no longer wet enough to form a ball in your hand before walking on it and compacting it. But don’t wait too long to start your clean up. It’s much easier to cut plants back before the old growth gets tangled up in the new growth. …

Beacon Impatiens

Get Ready To Shine The Light On Color In The Shade! Bright Red Salmon Violet Shade White Home gardeners can rely on Beacon Impatiens for season-long performance and fast fill in gardens. New! Beacon Impatiens from PanAmerican Seed offers high resistance to Impatiens downy mildew for healthy gardens all season. You can rely on Beacon to thrive. Beacon Impatiens offers high resistance to the currently known and widely prevalent populations of Plasmopara obducens, which cause Impatiens downy mildew, offering the …

We’ve joined the CBD oil movement!

When it comes to taking charge of your personal well-being, your hands are no longer tied…introducing TWINE Hemp-Derived CBD. Today’s headlines agree, CBD is a key component for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. CBD benefits people of all ages from all walks of life. The explosion of interest in CBD or cannabidiol, the seemingly miraculous compound offering anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties for relieving pain, stiffness, and countless other ailments, is a daily occurring news story. In fact, a recent Gallup Poll …

Elements Fertilizer

Available in store in a few different size containers. Elements Fertilizer is 100% safe, organic and easy to use. It can be applied either by watering or adding it at planting time. Elements Fertilizer empowers the plant and enhances communication! Bower & Branch Elements Fertilizer is the perfect blend of microbes and nutrients to support naturally occurring systems already in place. It contains everything you need for organic tree and plant health care. This product has been approved for use on all …

Benefits of Indoor Gardening

Did you know that plants make you happier? Improve your health? Help you save money? They do all that and more! Of course, gardening outdoors is only possible during the warmer months so the solution in winter is gardening indoors with houseplants. Gardening has been shown to be a form of therapy. Something that helps fight depression, provides exercise and reduces stress. More than one study has shown the people who grow their own food are likely to make better …

ZZ Plant

ZZ plants do best in moderate to bright indirect light, but will do fine in extremely low light areas. If the light is too intense for your ZZ, you may see some scaling (brown spots) on the leaves. Curling leaves can also indicate too much light. This plant is ideal for a windowless office or bathroom where it will only receive a small amount of light from fluorescent lights. The ZZ Plant is like a cactus in that it needs …

HibisQs®

HibisQs® allow you to transform your home into a tropical oasis when planted in your containers! These tropical hibiscus have an upright to spreading habit and are sun and heat loving with excellent flower power. Bright single flowers cover up this vigorous and free flowering hibiscus even as very young plants producing wave after wave of flowers that last for days. Their pollen and nectar rich flowers attract a host of pollinators including bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. The exotic hibiscus …

Reading a Plant Tag

Plant tags are your key to success when choosing and growing plants. If you don’t understand all the things you see on a label, you’re not alone. Unravel the mystery of plant label lingo – and take the guesswork out of selecting and placing plants in your yard. Plant labels may be different, but often they contain similar information. Here are some of the common words you’ll see on plant labels – and what they mean to you. When shopping …

Tips on Winter Bird Feeding

Winter is a crucial time for the birds that remain in our area. They spend their time facing the elements of bitter cold and snowstorms. There are no insects to eat and the natural seeds are covered with snow; the berries and crab apples are gone. Birds need enough food to maintain their body temperatures and must search for food from sun up to dusk. Fortunately, for the birds, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 41 million Americans …