Best Gardening Books

It’s getting close to Christmas but if you’re still looking for that perfect gift to give your green-fingered friend, why not opt for a great book that can be helpful and inspirational? Check out the links below for some of the top-rated gardening reads from 2018: The Spruce’s 7 Best Gardening Books of 2018 Amazon…

Plant Gift Picks

Even the best gift-giver can sometimes run out of inspiration, particularly during the holidays.  So instead of just buying the same old “stuff”, why not give your loved ones plants this year? A living plant in the depths of winter can be a much-needed boost of cheer reminding us of warmer days to come, as…

Spotlight on Poinsettias

Poinsettias have become synonymous with Christmas and the holiday season.  With flowering that is triggered by shortening days and glorious bright colors, these flowers have become a household favorite at this time of year.  But did you know that this cold-weather classic is actually native to Central America?! History: Euphorbia pulcherrima were introduced to the U.S….

Choosing Your Tree

Prepping for the festive season has begun and many people are heading out to stores and tree farms to pick out a tree for the holidays.  But buying a live tree can be confusing.  So many options, how do you know which will last longest?   Will it fit?  How should you keep it fresh-looking? Never…

Holiday Centerpieces

Holiday season is upon us!  If you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year or have a party coming up, why not check out these beautiful centerpiece ideas? Using natural elements like branches and pine cones can bring a rustic warmth to even the most formal of table settings (plus it’s a great way to incorporate “leftovers”…

How To Winterize Your Garden

It’s official: Winter is almost here, and with the holidays fast approaching why not use the remaining days of Fall to prepare your garden for colder weather?  We’ve compiled some top tips to make sure your garden is taken care of for Winter! Cover budding plants.  To prevent any buds freezing (which can result in…