Recent Blog Posts

Plant of the Week: Petunias

When it comes to petunias, there are so many options out there. Wave, Grandiflora, Dreams, the list goes on. Whether its sun or some light shade, you can brighten up any garden or pot using petunias. There are so many colors, you are certain to find a combination that will please!

Monarchs Rising

Fall is a special time of year. A long anticipated reprieve from our hot southern summers. But what I love most about fall, is watching the monarch butterflies begin their arduous migration to Mexico. I have always been enchanted by monarch butterflies. Who can resist? Their colors of orange and black make a vivid contrast. Especially when you’re watching them float through the bright blue sky. But what is more impressive than the monarchs’ appearance is their epic migratory journey. This tenacious species of butterfly makes a yearly journey from Canada to Mexico.

Gardening Tip: I have so many weeds in my lawn!

Come spring, we hear that phrase over and over. Well, you can do something NOW, about it. Now? Yes now! Now is the time to get your lawn ready to fight those spring weeds. To start, feed your lawn from now through October with a fall conditioner or what is called a winterizer fertilizer. This final application of nutrients for the year is the most important because it replenishes nutrients used up through our long, hot summer and gives your grass a little "kick" for the fall growing season.