FAQ2019-10-28T17:42:43+00:00

FAQ

We love our Bougainvillea. Do they require any special treatment?2020-07-06T23:20:13+00:00

Fertilize your Bougainvillea with soluble fertilizer and 2 tbsp. Epsom sale.

What are the best plants to start a Butterfly Garden?2020-05-27T23:06:30+00:00

We suggest that you start with plants that be the Host Plants for the caterpillars.  Milkweed is the most important for Monarchs while Bronze Fennel, Parsley, and Dill for Black Swallowtail.   The most popular plants for providing Nectar and attract Butterflies are Fennel, Lavender, Marigolds, Oregano, Sage, Verbena, Zinnias and Penta.  All these plants are available at the Garden Center.  Please stop by and speak with our Design Team on ideas and other logistics for your Butterfly Garden.

REMINDER: PLANT CALADIUMS BULBS NOW.2020-05-28T00:11:00+00:00

REMINDER:  PLANT CALADIUM BULBS NOW

By planting Caladium Bulbs now, you will have great Fall color into November.

Our Hydrangeas are magnificent. Any TIPS to maintain about trimming?2020-05-28T00:02:12+00:00

Always trim Hydrangeas to maintain their.  They can explode in height and size.  However, leave the older canes as they have next year’s flowers.

Our lot is small with not much direct sun. What plants would you recommend?2020-05-27T23:56:10+00:00

Please consider the following when planning your Garden:  Dragonwing Begonia, Greenleaf Begonia, Impatiens, Wishbone Flowers and for borders and height, Caladiums.  Stop by and meet with us on any specific concerns.

SUGGESTION: ALWAYS PRACTICE SAFE GARDENING2020-05-28T00:08:01+00:00

SUGGESTION:  ALWAYS PRACTICE SAFE GARDENING.

When Gardening during the Summer, always work at an acceptable pace and only Garden in the morning when it is cool.  Plan your work each day and do not over due.  Drink plenty of water,  Here at the Garden Center, we practice Safe Shopping as well.  Maintain a 6 foot social distance and wear disposable gloves when shopping.

Will my Hanging Ferns live in the Alabama Heat and Humidity?2020-05-27T23:52:27+00:00

Yes.  Soak your Hanging Fern Baskets in a solution of soluble fertilizer.  Mix 2 teaspoons of Epsom salt & 1/2 cup of lime for super green foliage.

We moved here from the mid-west. What plants do you sell that will survive the heat?2020-05-27T23:47:28+00:00

We will start to feature on Facebook, our “Live for the Sun” plants that we carry at the Garden Center.  Some suggestions include:  Penta, Sunpatiens, Angelonia and Vinca.  Watch for our complete listing as well tips to care for your Garden and yourself during our Summers.

BUTTERFLY TIP: THEY LOVE LANTANA!!!2020-05-27T23:42:20+00:00

Butterflies love Lantana in all colors and we have many colors to choose from.  Keep Lantana trimmed and well fed for lots of flowers.