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5 Steps to Grow Flourishing Annual Containers

Growing annual containers can be a fun experience that adds color and vibrancy to your landscape. Here are a few helpful tips to get you started!

Choose a Location

Will you be placing a round pot in a corner? Will your container be in sun or shade? These are just a couple of questions that will greatly affect your design and the list of plants from which to choose.

Plan it Out
It can serve difficult to narrow down your options in a garden center full of varieties and colors. To save...

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Blooming Perennials

What is a perennial? Perennials are plants that will come back for more than two years. We have some in stock that are blooming right now! Keep in mind that each plant comes in diverse varieties.

 

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Brunnera

Forms a mound of heart-shaped silver leaves with green veins
Bright blue flowers
Only use in areas that stay consistently moist to prevent foliage desiccation
Height: 14”
Width: 30”
Blooms: Late Spring
Zone: 4
Partial sun to full...

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Evergreens!

Our nursery has a wide selection of specialty evergreens. Whether you are looking for a weeping variety or need a plant that can sustain full sun or shade, we can help you find the perfect evergreen!

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Globe Blue Spruce

Dwarf and compact with bright blue needles.  To maintain the globe form, prune out upright shoots.  Grows 3-5" per year.  Grows to 3-4' tall & wide.  Zone 3.

 

Golden Spreader

Low, spreading fir. The yellow...

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Edibles To Plant Now!

Spring has sprung! Here are some plants we have in stock that you can plant now and eat later!
 

Lettuce

 

Beans

 

Spinach

 

Peas

 

Potatoes

 

Carrots

 

Raspberries

 

Onions

 

Garlic

 

 

Pansies

Did you know that pansies are edible? Click here to see recipes like this one by Sugar and...

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Tasty Taters

Basics of growing potatoes:

Seeds

Store potato seed in a cool, dark, well-aerated place before planting. You can cut up a larger seed before you plant it but be careful! Each piece needs at least 2 strong eyes and you may want to dust the pieces with powdered fungicide to reduce the risk of infection. We currently have a couple of powder fungicide products to choose from:

Growing

Potatoes like well-drained, compost-enriched soil. Don’t overdo the nitrogen or you’ll...

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