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All Seasons Blog

The month of February has the theme of ROSES! Now is a great time to plant bare root or container roses in our region. Early planting of these bushes allows them to become established in their new locations before they begin to bloom. This increases the number and quality of roses. Plus, the bushes are

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Roses enhance a garden with beauty & elegance. Now is the perfect time to plant bare root roses so they can come alive in your garden this spring. But, first you need to decide which genre best suits you! Here are the types of roses: Hybrid Teas Roses have been providing colorful displays, rich fragrances

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It’s time to prune your roses! Repeat flowering roses should be pruned anytime from late January through mid-February. This pruning is especially important for the popular hybrid tea and grandiflora roses, but all types of repeat-flowering roses benefit from pruning. Without the annual pruning, roses generally become leggy, less vigorous and unattractive and do not

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Ready for a new look come Spring? Our landscaping department works all winter, so call us now to get on the schedule! Need winter clean up? We do that too! We do anything except mow grass! Consultations are free! Call us at 337.264.1418 to schedule your appointment! Landscaping: Anything! Front, back, side, eyebrow bed, etc.

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We had some cold weather so far this winter! It was both spectacular and scary to see ice on the ground and in flowerbeds for days. As you get out in your yard, your plants will tell you how cold it was. A lot of tropical and annual plants will have some cold damage in

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Brighten your home with a few of these cheery houseplants. We have two greenhouses full of choices! African Violets While most of the year African violets like an eastern or western view, during the winter you should move them to a south-facing window. Cyclamen Cyclamen is a houseplant that can have a modern look with

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The general rule is to trim items that are dormant or not setting their buds.  Pruning now is less stressful on your plants. Roses should be trimmed to get rid of older burnt foliage; this will start promoting new spring growth.  Knockouts are a shrub type of rose that love to be cut back and

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Don’t give your green thumb a February nap! Here are ways  to get Spring ready now! Transform the garden’s quiet season into one of its most productive by tackling tasks that can help you get a jump on next year’s growing season.. Learn a few ways to make winter one of your most productive seasons.

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It’s a popular word for us around the nursery: Mycorrhizae. But, what is it? In a simple sentence: It’s the good fungus. The soil fungi penetrates growing plant root tissues, surround the root mass and extend far into the surrounding soil, encompassing a much greater volume of soil than that occupied by the plant’s own

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Get a jump-start on spring by tending to garden tools before Spring. Dedicate some time now to getting your tools in shape. Time spent on tool maintenance in the garden’s off-season gives you more time to garden when spring arrives. Here’s what you can do to get tools in shape. Clean Cutting Tools Clean blades of

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