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Tips for Overwintering Plants

Don’t let pesky bugs eat your plants this season

It’s that time of the year to begin bringing plants inside. With winter frost on the horizon, avoid bringing unwanted bugs into the home with our plant expert tips. How to Overwinter Overwintering is a way to protect plants from harmful winter conditions.  Protect plants by allowing them to go dormant in a garage or…

Perennial of the Year

Perfect for Fall Interest

Stunning hues of red, burgundy, orange and yellow appear each year at fall. These brilliant hues create colorful displays for all to enjoy and admire. This year, bring brilliant hues into your landscape or patio garden with the 2022 Perennial Plant of the Year®. The Perennial Plant Association recently released Schizachyrium scoparium commonly known as…

Meet Angie, our Shipping Assistant

Introducing: Angie Angie is our shipping assistant, who started working with us in May of 2016. She juggles numerous responsibilities to keep our plants shipping out on time and in top quality. “My favorite part of the job is getting to see all the plants we are shipping out when I do the initial quality…

Flower Bouquets with a Twist

Fabulous blooms are meant to be enjoyed for months. Extend your favorite garden or landscape blooms with dry flower bouquets. This simple technique can bring a floral element into any space.   How to Dry Flowers: Cut your selected flowers from plants and remove extra stems and leaves. Arrange and group your flowers. Tie the…

Meet Mike, our Nursery Generalist

Introducing: Mike

Mike started with us in 2015 and has served in various positions including nursery manager, production manager and his current role as nursery generalist. Mike is our go-to guy for making sure our quality plants are shipped at their finest. “Mike is great to work with, he is a team player and always up for…

All About Echinacea

A Colorful Native Plant

With a stunning array of brilliant colors and varieties, we decided it was time to showcase our top echinacea varieties. These brilliant colors can help to improve your mood and reduce stress.Loved by gardeners and pollinators for their colorful flowers, echinacea is great for Midwest landscapes. Echinacea has nine varieties native to North America. Whether…

Reasons to Plant Maples

Benefiting the Environment in Style

In the blink of an eye, summer is almost over and fall is on the horizon. Stores are filling up with fall decor and pumpkin spice is making its comeback. This season, consider adding maples into your landscape for a burst of colorful foliage. Maples offer phenomenal fall foliage, easy and fast growth, improved air…

Magnificent Monarchs

Plants to Attract and Entertain

Bright orange wings with delicate black lacing stop for a momentary flutter. The landing location is the flower you planted. The flower you have watered, weeded and maintained for this very moment. It is a moment of nature’s rhythm taking place before your eyes. Whether you have room for one container, patio garden or large…

Fascinating Year-Round Grasses

Ornamental Grasses Lend Texture, Shape and Color

Strolling through a local garden center and exploring numerous ornamental grasses can become overwhelming. What grass variety is best for my area? How do I select the right grass for my plant landscape? What perennial plants are good companions for ornamental grasses? Our plant experts have the perfect selection of grasses to incorporate into your…

Plant an Array of Colors

Improve Your Health

Vibrant hues of pink, yellow and red pull your focus into the garden while subtle foliage colors like green and maroon create a calming effect. A colorful landscape or garden provides an encompassing experience. Through utilizing the colors of the rainbow, your landscape or garden can create the same effect. Explore our plant expert’s colorful…