Christmas Cactus

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Christmas cacti are a very popular houseplant—and for good reason! When they bloom, they produce colorful, tubular flowers in pink or lilac colors. Their beautiful flowers, long bloom time, and easy care requirements make them a wonderful plant. We’ll bet someone in your family has a Christmas cactus! Unlike many other cacti, Christmas cacti and their relatives don’t live in arid environments. Their natural habit is … Read More

Preparing Your Roses For Winter

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As winter approaches we turn our attention to preparing the garden for slumber. Beds are mulched, perennials are cut back, tender bulbs are lifted and stored, and we prepare to protect our roses from winter’s chill. The timing of your winter rose care will be determined by your area, however, a helpful reminder is to use Thanksgiving as a deadline … Read More

Houseplant of the Month: Norfolk Island Pine

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Norfolk Island Pine Plant Features An easy-care houseplant, Norfolk Island pine is a festive holiday plant you can enjoy all year long! During the holidays, its needled branches look right at home decorated as a Christmas tree. After the holidays pass, remove the decorations and enjoy its classic look (and air-purifying powers) anywhere in your home. Though it’s called Norfolk … Read More

Balsam vs. Fraser Fir? How to choose.

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Fa la la la! It’s the most wonderful time of the year–and our favorite part of the season! It’s time to head out with your family and wander amongst all the beautiful types of trees, looking for just the right one. As you’re searching, do the fresh test! Run your fingers along the needles, grab the branches and bounce the tree … Read More

October Garden Tips

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VEGETABLE GARDENING   We are now transitioning to the fall gardens. It is too late for fall tomatoes, remember you produce tomatoes in the fall not plant in the fall. If you wish to get an early start on fall plants you can start now with cabbage, broccoli, kale, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and others plants. Be aware that because of … Read More

Why Plant in Fall?

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Many folks are surprised to learn that autumn runs a close second to spring as an ideal planting time, but it’s true: cool temperatures, reliable rainfall, and short, bright days help plants make a quick and easy transition to your landscape. Despite the cold weather lurking around the corner, the entire first half of autumn (and then some) provides ample … Read More

Add These Fall Favorites

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It’s officially Autumn! Fall is a glorious time of year. The countryside is virtually exploding with oranges, reds, golds and yellows. This is a great time of the year to enjoy the out-of-doors. It is also a great time for fall gardens as autumn mums and perennials finish the season with a flourish. Most spring planted annuals get a bit … Read More