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What’s on SaleCheck back here often to find out what great deals we have going on in store right now!All remaining vegetable starts are 50% off All remaining Bedding Flats $10 each Sunbelievable Sunflowers        3 for $12 reg priced 16.99 each Select 10″ Tropicals 2 for $40 reg priced 59.99 each Select 4″ Lemon Grass and Spearmint  $2 each reg priced 4.99 eachBe sure to check out our clearance area with great deals on home and garden …

Unveiling the Underground Wonders: The Incredible Benefits of Earthworms in Your Garden

Welcome to the hidden world beneath our feet, where tiny heroes don’t wear capes but play a crucial role in the health and vitality of our gardens. Enter the Earthworm – nature’s diligent gardeners that bring a plethora of benefits to your green haven. Let’s dig into the captivating story of how these wriggly wonders transform the soil into a thriving ecosystem. Aeration Maestros: Picture your garden soil as a bustling metropolis, and earthworms as expert urban planners. Their burrowing …

Beneficial Bugs

When the seasons change and spring arrives we can’t wait to get out of the house and start planting our gardens again. But we aren’t the only creature that enjoys the better weather; insects start to show themselves again and while the first sight of a butterfly is a joy to see, not all insects are welcome. The list of destructive pests that can plague a gardener’s hard work can be frightening! Aphids, mealybugs, thrips, and white flies are just …

Kalamazoo, Michigan | Main Streets

Television host John McGivern travels the Upper Midwest to celebrate the people who live there and the unique attractions, history and businesses of each community in a show called Main Streets. Last year, John made a stop in Kalamazoo. Have you seen this episode about our great city? Wenke president, Lisa Wenke Ambrosio, has the opportunity to talk about the greenhouse industry and how her family started as celery farmers here in Kalamazoo. Check it out!

Bonide Systemic Houseplant Insect Control

Tired of unwelcome insect guests crashing your indoor garden party? Fear not! Bonide’s got your back with a secret weapon that sends bugs packing without breaking a sweat. Say “adios” to aphids, scale, mealybugs, and whiteflies – they won’t even know what hit ’em! BONIDE Systemic Houseplant Insect Control provides insect control for up to 8 weeks. Protects plants from aphids, whiteflies, and other listed insects. -Protect your plants from insect pests for up to 8 weeks-Protects from aphids, whiteflies, …

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Battling Common Houseplant Pests: A Guide to Identification and Control

Houseplants bring a touch of nature indoors, enhancing the aesthetic appeal of our living spaces. However, with the beauty they bring, houseplants can also attract unwanted guests—pests. Common houseplant pests can range from tiny insects to fungi and can wreak havoc on your indoor greenery if left unchecked. In this guide, we’ll explore some of the most prevalent pests that affect houseplants and discuss effective methods to get rid of them. Regular inspection and prompt action are essential to maintaining …

Keeping a Garden Journal

A garden journal serves as a valuable tool for documenting your horticultural adventures, learning from successes and challenges, and creating a legacy of your green haven.

Gardening in the Shade: Life Beyond Hostas

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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 …

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 …