You know what they say, April showers bring May flowers and that means it’s time for us gardeners to get to work! Read on for some essential tips to get you off to a good start. Garden Plant the rest of your garden starting in mid-May. However, tomatoes and peppers may want to be delayed […]
Category: Planting & Growing
Spring is in the air, and gardeners everywhere are itching to get back to their beloved outdoors spaces. With the arrival of April, it’s time to start thinking about the gardening tasks that need to be done this month. From preparing your soil to planting your first seeds, there’s plenty to keep you busy. Whether […]
New to vegetable gardening and not sure where to start? Don’t fret, vegetable gardening can be a very rewarding hobby! The best initial advice we can give you is don’t get carried away! Looking at the seed catalogs and walking down the greenhouse aisle, can get you excited to grow many new types of plants, […]
Hello, spring! April is the month that makes it all count for a beautiful garden. Start preparing your lawn and garden for a beautiful growing season. Lawn Thatch and/or aerate your lawn (this must be done before applying your preemergent weed control). Apply Fertilome For All Seasons preemergent weed control with fertilizer for crabgrass control […]
Houseplants have proven to be a popular sector of gardening. Whether you are looking for traditional or rare houseplants, tropical-looking plants are a fun addition to your home. One of our most “tropical” looking houseplants is the Bromeliad. We’ve enjoyed growing Bromeliads here are Parkview Nursery this season. Bromeliads have gotten a bad rap for […]
Whether it’s spring, summer, or fall, we hear the same question, “When can I safely transplant the perennials in my yard?” Even though it would make sense to be able to transplant anytime the ground is not frozen, the transplanting process is a little different than the planting timeline. Since the transplanting process involves cutting […]
One of the biggest questions we get when it comes to roses is how to get them to rebloom. The answer? Deadhead them. Watch the video to learn our lead grower Dana’s process.
It’s an old wives tale that potatoes should be planted on Good Friday. While we wish our soil temps in South Dakota were warm enough every year for that, in reality, it’s rare. The best time to plant potatoes is when the soil is at least 50 degrees, as potatoes can take very light freezes […]
Jolt Dianthus in Cherry Pink or Pink Magic This annual dianthus grows best in full sun and will keep blooming all season long! The pink flowers that bloom on tall stalks are showstoppers! Plant them in the ground or in containers watering them so they stay moist but do not like to be overly wet. Gomphrena Anyone […]
We’ve designed our gardening kits to add a little joy to your routine while you’re stuck at home. These projects are great for all ages and really help to pass the time. We’ll be adding new projects regularly so please check back often! Kits are available for curbside pickup or delivery in Aberdeen. Order here >>
You have planted the plants, watered and kept your landscape weeded, and now your perennials are getting too big! This is a great problem to have. A thriving landscape will produce plants that occasionally need to have their size controlled. Dividing perennials is an easy process that will keep your plants blooming their best and […]
Growing your own herbs is a wonderful way to add healthy nutrients and amazing flavor to any dish. Use your herbs fresh or save them for a later date by drying and and preserving them for future meals. Harvest Herbs Many of your herbs can be cut whenever you need them and will regrow quickly. […]
There’s a trick of the trade our growers swear by: seed tape. Rather than sorting tiny garden seeds by hand, you can plant a strip of biodegradable seed tape with the seeds already inside. This dissolves into the soil giving you perfectly spaced plants. It also prevents birds from eating your freshly sown seeds or […]
Here we are in mid-July and it’s hard not to think of fall days approaching. School is just around the corner, only a month away and we’ll soon start to feel those cooler autumn mornings. While you may think fall is just the time to start readying your yards and gardens for winter, it is […]
The temperature rises, rain is scarce and your plants are looking bleak. Sound familiar? Fortunately, this trend doesn’t have to happen to your garden. That’s why we emphasize watering. When planting, especially with high temperatures, plants experience transplant shock and easily will because their roots are confined to a small area. Proper watering keeps your […]
The succulent train isn’t slowing down. If you’re a first timer at growing them, we’re to help! Succulents are easy to care for, as long as you know a few basics. Succulents are a group of plants that are considered drought tolerant and love lots of sun. However, this does not mean that you shouldn’t […]
It’s that time of the summer where the heat is forcing you to be by the pool or in the air conditioned house rather than spending time in the garden. As relaxing as this sounds, don’t forget your plants may be thirsty!
Every year, in mid-summer, we receive calls about new plants that are starting to look bad. Almost every time it is from improper watering.
Find advice in selecting and arranging plants as well as tips for fertilizing and watering.
Find out what makes bare root trees a great option for your yard. You’ll also find tips to ensure you plant your bare root tree correctly.