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… Read more »
Tagged: container gardening
Create an adorable fairy terrarium with just a fairy, treasure chest, glass terrarium, air plant (optional), and colored rocks and gems. Pro tip: all are available in our gift store! To start, mix or layer the colored rocks and gems inside of your terrarium. Next, arrange the fairy and chest. If you choose to, you… Read more »
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…. Read more »
It’s America’s favorite past time and now you can enjoy baseball all season with container gardening! This month plant a baseball with violas and use as a centerpiece or garden accent. The process is very simple! Materials needed: White and red violas or pansies Container of desired size Fertilome Ultimate Potting Soil Start with a… Read more »
Houseplants are all the craze lately and it is about time! They’re a great way to bring nature inside during the colder months and then if desired take them outside. While we carry houseplants (we tend to call them tropicals) mainly in the spring and summer we still love to incorporate houseplants in our own… Read more »
In a world where succulents are all the rage, growers are experimenting with new and exciting varieties to introduce to the market. When looking for different succulents to bring to our customers, we were excited to find a succulent that would definitely make a statement. The Mangave is a cross between an Agave and a… Read more »
There’s just nothing better than eating fresh greens and veggies that were grown right in your backyard, from the labor of your own hard work. If you are a vegetable gardener, you have likely been harvesting some colorful veggies for quite some time by this point in the growing season. Sadly though, we are coming… Read more »
Here we are, already mid-July and there is no sign of relief from the heat. How are your spring annuals looking? They may need some freshening up before the next backyard barbecue takes place. This month we’ll be making a new plant pot for summer, but we’ll be jazzing it up with some repurposed furniture… Read more »
It may be cold and snow is still covering the ground but we are ready for spring here at Parkview! We’ve been seeing green for over a month in our greenhouses, and at this point, we are eagerly waiting for the warmer days when we start seeing green outside too. We have been receiving all… Read more »
It’s late fall and many plants are preparing to sleep this winter. If you’re wondering what you can continue to care for, the following several varieties will thrive in your home and soothe your green thumb. We will soon be receiving one of our favorite Christmas flowers, Amaryllis bulbs. These tall stalks with huge flowers… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
The heat of summer is upon us here at Parkview Nursery and we are all about the succulent trend. We have a vast assortment of succulents still available with a new shipment arriving any day now. Succulents are great because of their heat and drought tolerance and the versatility that they offer. They can be… Read more »
I am all about keeping projects nifty and thrifty; this fun little craft is exactly that. Scavenged décor is unique in so many ways and can be used for many different purposes. A person could gift these to friends and family for weddings, birthday parties, or use them as an accent in their own home. This is a great little weekend project that is affordable and fun for both adults and children.
Mini Fairy Garden Workshop
Kids can make their own mini fairy garden and leave the mess here!
Learn how to build a terrarium with this fun workshop, all supplies and one plant option included.