Posts by amdigi5
Does A Plant Warrantee Really Benefit the Consumer?
Imagine you are a local family nursery providing quality plants and services. You take pride in your work and your products. You have established yourself as providing value to your community. You send the customers home with healthy plants and the knowledge to succeed, no need for guarantee. Think about a large corporate entity whose…Read More
Sometimes It IS Important To Pay Attention to Time and Temperature!!
I can’t imagine there is a Gardener today that is not itching to get their hands dirty. The past few gorgeous days has brought anxious people into the store. It happens every season, people get ahead of themselves or they miss the window for best results. Many of the gardening processes rely heavily on timing…Read More
Don’t Rush Spring Cleanup, Observe and Learn
Depending on your age, you may have never experienced such harsh cold temperatures in your lifetime. I remember the cold of 1983 which, at the time I was working as a greenhouse grower, and anyone with a greenhouse know why sleeping may not be an option. Extreme weather does bring with it a new set…Read More
Gardening with Your Children is Time Well Spent !!!
This is my opinion but If anything good can be said for the effects of COVID 19, it does seem to have gotten families to share more quality time together. Meals include conversations. More time at home has inspired renewed interest in simple, creative and productive activities. Here at the nursery, we saw a new…Read More
Treat Plants as Loved Members of the Family and Watch Them Thrive!!!
It’s no secret many folks consider their pets a part of the family. In the majority, I hope, people consider their children a part of the family, at least until they are teenagers. There is a growing community of good hearted people that have decided to view the plants in their life as family. They…Read More
There is no need for dragging out the shotgun when a water pistol will suffice,
A day often does not pass without somebody walking into the store with a leaf, branch, needles or blades of grass and with the question, “What do you have that I can spray on this.” Many have no clue what the problem may be but they are sure a cure-all is available. In almost all…Read More
Your At Home, Think Beautify !!!
Nature is playing it’s usual tricks this Spring. Roller coaster temperatures, wind and unpredictable rain are keeping everyone on their toes. Everyone knows the biggest difference this Spring is more people have time on their hands and are looking for ways to fill it. Because most are trying to stay home, a logical choice is…Read More
Stuck at Home, Might as well Garden!
To say we are in some strange times is an understatement. When you think about it, the best thing is to just carry on as normal as possible because there is little to be done to change the situation. Common sense, as uncommon as it may be, is the best course to follow.…Read More
Your Best Selection of Trees is in the Spring !
We’ve been digging trees in between rain showers. The trucks are arriving with container trees: shade, ornamental and fruit. It is the perfect time to plant. Get your trees in the ground as soon as possible. Trees will prepare for hot weather with new root growth. One of the best reasons to purchase a tree in…Read More
By the Pot or By the Acre, Garden Time is Here !!!
March is here and the weather is gorgeous. How can you not feel absolutely driven to go outside and get your hands dirty? The soil in many areas is beginning to dry sufficiently to become workable. Do a soil test if you’ve never done one. It’s the only way to know where your soil stands…Read More