What's new? That depends on your perspective. If you're a new gardener, everything is. If you've been around the garden a few times, it takes more to make you say "Oh, I want that!" After a few decades in the industry, it's hard for me to get excited about boxwood and yaupons any more. Some of … Read more about How cool are these?
Froggy fun I don't know what it is about frogs and toads, but I just like them. I have never met one, seen one or held one, in any form, whether it was live, painted, molded, carved or drawn, that I didn't just say "Awww" to... (served on a plate is another thing all togetherand gets more of an … Read more about Really? A toad and frog blog?
Don't blow it again!!! Danger! Danger! Warning Will Robinson! (Only some of you may get that!). Failure is unacceptable! (...or that one!). Finding the right Valentines Day gift can make you a hero. If you have trouble expressing how you feel, we can help! Don't give a bouquet of already dead … Read more about Valentines Day is here…
Busting forth! The weather has been amazing! With a few warm days, we are seeing the first signs of spring. The Red Maples and Evergreen Pears are flowering. The Flowering Apricots are doing their thing and the bees are loving it! [This is where there should be some pictures, but because the … Read more about Whoa, Nellie!
Mark your calendar! February 16th, 11am to 1pm, Randy Lemmon will be here answering your questions and signing his book. Please feel free to bring in pictures of plants you want identified or problems you are having and need answers to. If you want to bring in a sample of a plant or an insect, … Read more about Mumbles and Scribblin’s
Click on the link and print it out!!! Bud Spring Ad 2013 … Read more about Boing!!!!
What it takes Trees...uh...don't grow on trees. Growing trees is an art and a science. The trees you see for sale have years of fertilizing, pruning, watering and repotting behind them. Every aspect is carefully monitored. The soil mix needs to be formulated, pots need to be selected, water … Read more about Trees, trees, trees
Woof, woof...is not what we mean The bark of a seedling is little more than a crêpe paper thin covering. The bark of a Cork Oak can be 8 inches thick and Redwoods can have 1 foot thick bark. The thickest bark is on ancient, giant Sequoia trees and is around 3 feet thick. Bark not only … Read more about What’s with that bark?