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 […]
It’s finally September and that means sweater weather and all things pumpkin spice. Yes, autumn is just around the corner but our green thumbs are still hard at work. Here are a few tips to show your lawn and garden some love. Lawns Continue mowing your lawn as needed, keeping the height to 2.5-3 inches. […]
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 […]
This fall has truly been a beautiful season to cap off a tough 6 months. Pictures all over social media are highlighting the vibrant colors from trees and shrubs showing off in all their glory. If you are looking at your yard and deciding that you don’t have enough color this fall, let’s do something […]
Spooky season is upon us but that’s no reason to neglect your garden! There’s still plenty of work to be done before it’s ready for winter. A little maintenance now will make for a healthy and beautiful landscape next spring. Garden Remove all debris from the garden. Leaving debris will increase your chances of diseases […]
Year after year we receive the same question, “Can I plant perennials, shrubs and trees in the fall?” The answer is YES! While many people may see plants browning and going into dormancy as a precursor to death, their path to dormancy is actually a great opportunity to have beautiful plants in the spring! When […]
The moment we’ve all been waiting for – fall is here! Follow these tips to show your lawn & garden some love. Lawns Continue mowing your lawn as needed, keeping the height to 2.5-3 inches. In mid-October you will be able to gradually start decreasing your mowing height until you reach 2 inches for your […]
So, it snowed, and it got really cold in South Dakota this last month. While it is never ideal to have an early snow, this is something that we see often. The extended forecast shows melting weather in the future which hopefully will allow us to continue with our fall gardening. Did you have time […]
Whether you spend minutes or hours carving your Halloween pumpkins, don’t let your hard work turn to mush! This year, try our top tip for preserving your creations. After carving, put your finished pumpkin and its lid in a bucket or garbage bag. Then pour 1/2 to 1/3 cup of bleach and fill with enough […]
Fall is fast approaching, and with the temperatures starting to drop, frost will eventually find its way here. While many plants start to show fall color and begin the transition to dormancy, some plants will die with temperatures that are too cold. Do you want your hard work to be done for the season? If […]
With the end of summer comes the inevitable preparation for winter. But wait just one second, we still have this glorious season of fall to enjoy! This time of year gives us one last burst of color before the monotony of white and brown settles in for winter. If you’re stuck on ideas for the […]
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 […]
If you’ve been following our latest projects, you’ve already learned to make a trendy succulent dish. We’re happy to announce that succulents are still the talk of the town and we are still creating adorable arrangements! This time of year, most people have an abundance of pumpkins so we have decided to put two of […]
School is in full swing and we all know what that means; summer is over and fall is finally here. We here at Parkview are head over heels for fall. The weather is cooler, our plants are happier and they are starting to put on their final color show before winter arrives. How about those […]
Year after year we receive the same question, “Can I plant perennials, shrubs and trees in the fall?” The answer is YES! While many people may see plants browning and going into dormancy as a precursor to death, their path to dormancy is actually a great opportunity to have beautiful plants in the spring. Some […]
We’ve made it through the blazing heat of summer and now Old Man Winter is knocking on our door, but here at Parkview we are taking advantage of the cooler temperatures and thinking ahead to spring. The beautiful blooms of spring are always a refreshing site after a long winter, but a person needs to prepare in the fall in order to enjoy them.
Pumpkins are a great option for fall decorating because they are affordable and incredibly versatile as far as what a person can do with them. But if you are like me, the art of carving pumpkins is not my strong suite so I stick to what I know, decorating.
It may not have felt like it lately but fall is just around the corner. Those crisp mornings and late afternoons are unanimously a favorite time of year around Parkview Nursery. The cooler weather not only gives relief to the heat that we’ve endured in the summer months, but it is also a great time to allow new plants to establish.