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The Benefits of Plants in the Workplace

Were you aware that there has been extensive research done regarding the benefits of plants in the workplace? Read More...

Pruning Fundamentals

The first thing to look for when pruning a tree is broken, diseased or dead branches, all of which should be removed. Many deciduous shrubs can really benefit from annual pruning. Pruning not only controls the size of these shrubs, but it can also increase flower production and encourage colorful bark.Read More...

Dormant Pruning With the Proper Tools

Late winter pruning is often recommended for many trees and shrubs. Pruning the plants while they are dormant is less stressful for the plant and it’s also easier to view the structure of deciduous trees and shrubs without their leaves.Read More...

Garden Calendar

Click the headline above to find helpful tips for this gardening season!Read More...

Family Gardening: Attracting Wildlife to the Garden

Attracting wildlife to the home garden is an enjoyable and creative way to teach children about nature, evoke their respect for the environment and provide meaningful family together time.Read More...

Japanese Pieris

Looking for an easy-care spring-blooming shrub that supplies year-round beauty? Take a look at Japanese Pieris this season!Read More...

Flirting with Spring

In January and February, winter flirts with spring on occasional warm days. Quince, Forsythia, and Pussy Willow begin to emerge from dormancy. With this slight swelling of buds, it is time to cut a few branches to bring spring indoors!Read More...

Growing Plants Under Artificial Lights

When growing plants indoors it is often difficult to provide the proper amount of light required to maintain a happy and healthy specimen. With the onslaught of winter the days are shorter and the nights are longer limiting the amount of available natural sunlight.Read More...

Early Spring Blooming Beauties

Subtle blooms in early spring sing the promise of winter’s end. These simple beauties are often overlooked, overpowered by the bold appearance of tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and more. This is unfortunate as these perennials have an unpretentious charm that complements early season bulbs and shrubs.Read More...

Orchids: Exotic Beauties To Warm The Winter

Orchids are some of the most exotic plants on earth. They display an amazing range of diversity in the size, shape and color of their unique flowers. There is a misconception, however, that these floral treasures are difficult to grow. Not true. More and more gardeners are growing and collecting orchids each year. Provide the essentials and you too can grow orchids easily!Read More...