In the old days, window boxes and pots got filled zonal geraniums (Pelargoniums), some variegated trailing vinca (Vinca minor) and perhaps some “spikes” (Dracaena). Although all of those plants are still available for people who want them, there are scores more to choose from. In fact, there are so many annuals and tropicals available that…

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Personally, I find it very difficult to cook without fresh herbs. I’m thrilled when the chives poke up in April and I can start picking out of the herb garden once again. But herb’s aren’t just for cooking and flavorful food…they are wonderful in beverages, from teas to cocktails or garnishes in sparkling water. And…

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It’s always a happy day for our garden center and customers when the Proven Winners shipments arrive. Pots of flowering annuals fill the benches with color, and texture. And because Proven Winners plants have been carefully selected for the qualities that homeowners and gardeners desire, we know that our garden center is also filled with…

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The beauty of organic fertilizers is that they feed plants slowly, which is usually a good thing. This is how nature provides nutrients after all, and we’re usually better off when emulating how plants grow in the natural world. Why do organics feed slowly? Because natural organic fertilizers are not immediately available to plants. They…

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When our customers have difficulties in their yards and gardens, they want organic solutions. That’s why we’re pleased to offer a range of garden problem-solvers from the Bonide company. Here are just three of  the Bonide solutions that are favorites of our employees and customers. Horticultural Oil This is used to smother insects, and can…

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