Yearly Archives: 2016


Wrap your fig tree for the winter!

Fig trees are a quite popular Mediterranean fruit that present an excellent addition to your yard. Although the trees prosper within warmer climates, there are preventative methods in which you can take in order to protect your fig tree from the harsh winter ahead. Moving into the colder portion of the year, you will notice [...]

By |2017-02-08T15:24:24-05:00November 30th, 2016|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on Wrap your fig tree for the winter!

The Chrysanthemum

Autumn has finally arrived! One of nature's most beautiful times of the year.  With cooler weather fastly approaching, it is time to start planning out what one can do to decorate their garden for the Fall. For a great pop of color, the Chrysanthemum is a great addition to any garden. A profuse bloomer, which [...]

By |2016-09-26T12:41:31-04:00September 26th, 2016|Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips|Comments Off on The Chrysanthemum

Dragon Eye Pine, the Summer Pine Tree

When you think of pine trees, most people’s thoughts go to Christmas trees, pines on the mountains, or the dark green color of the needles among the snow of winter. Pine trees are often associated with cold weather; but there are some exceptions. The Dragon Eye Pine is a beautiful tree that shows it’s true [...]

By |2016-08-16T11:18:33-04:00August 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dragon Eye Pine, the Summer Pine Tree

August Gardening

While most people think of Spring for garden work, August is an important month for gardeners. Preparing your outdoor space in August can brighten up your landscape during the Autumn chill and even into the Winter months. Late August is a good time to start thinking about pruning Summer-blooming shrubs like Hydrangeas, Crape Myrtle, and [...]

By |2016-08-03T09:51:24-04:00August 8th, 2016|Gardening Tips, Uncommon Plants|Comments Off on August Gardening


One of the most popular flowering bushes across America, Hydrangeas are a beautiful addition to any landscape. They are bushes with beautiful flowers that bloom in a variety of colors based on species and soil acidity. The colors of hydrangeas can be Deep purple to light blue in acidic soil, a mix of blue and [...]

By |2016-07-27T10:30:20-04:00August 2nd, 2016|Gardening Tips, Uncommon Plants|Comments Off on Hydrangeas

Crape Myrtle

If you are looking for a colorful focal point to your yard, the Crape Myrtle is a wonderfully diverse tree species. It’s flowers bloom in an assortment of colors based on species, its leaves provide a beautiful autumnal display, and the bark of the tree is soft and colorful. It can be an excellent addition [...]

By |2016-07-20T09:53:51-04:00July 20th, 2016|Uncommon Plants|Comments Off on Crape Myrtle

Summer Watering

Summer has begun. When the thermostat goes up a little tender care for your garden and lawn can be helpful. The watering your lawn, flowers and vegetables is important during summer months when rain isn’t as plentiful as it should be. . Over or under-watering can pose problems.  If your garden is deficient in water, [...]

By |2016-11-18T14:25:22-05:00July 3rd, 2016|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on Summer Watering

Tips to Attract Butterflies to Your Garden

Butterflies are always a pleasant sight, their bright colors and gentle fluttering flight patterns complement any garden. They also benefit the garden itself by pollinating flowers. If you want to attract more of these beautiful insects to your own backyard, then follow these handy tips. Plant Diversity It is almost impossible to plant many flowers [...]

By |2016-06-20T13:16:11-04:00June 20th, 2016|Landscaping Tips, Spring Beauty|Comments Off on Tips to Attract Butterflies to Your Garden

Bugs Beneficial to Your Garden

Aphids can be a gardener’s nightmare; and no one wants annoying gnats and mosquitoes in their yard. But rather than using sprays or pesticides, you can attract natural predators and beneficial bugs to keep them away. We may often think that all bugs are bad bugs, but this is not true. Bees are one of [...]

By |2016-11-18T14:25:22-05:00June 9th, 2016|Landscaping Tips, Spring Beauty|Comments Off on Bugs Beneficial to Your Garden

May Flowers

Coneflowers - Rudbeckia hirta Spring is in full swing! The flowers are blooming and the colors are popping up all over our nursery. Add some great color to your garden with perennials that are already in bloom. This instant splash of color will certainly make your home even more lovely. Coneflowers, Foxglove, Daylilies, [...]

By |2016-11-18T14:25:22-05:00May 23rd, 2016|Gardening Tips, Spring Beauty|Comments Off on May Flowers
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