Native to Asia, North America and South America, hydrangeas have become a sweet Southern staple that brings a breath of fresh air to any garden. The widest variety of species can be found in China, Japan and Korea. Not only do these beautiful blooms exist in almost every color, but they also come packed with history + symbolism. Keep reading to find out more about the hydrangea’s history!
Nothing makes a spring garden sweeter than pops of color from flowers or shrubs. A member of the Rhododendron genus, azaleas are the perfect plant for making your garden come to life this season. They can be found in almost any color imaginable, and make a great year-round border for your front yard. Want to make your garden stand out this spring? Check out these simple tips to grow your azaleas!
It's raining. It's pouring. Hopefully, no one is snoring despite the fact that gardening outdoors isn't as fun during North Carolina winters as it is during warmer months. That's why we like to use the winter time to plan our landscapes for spring and once we're done digging up our master plant plans, we like to goto the nursery to bring the outdoors in.
Houseplants naturally purify the air by removing airborne pollutants and have been proven to help with health conditions such as asthma. Not only are houseplants healthy, they're also the perfect way to liven up any room. Bring the outdoors in with one or a few of these houseplants we love...
If you like gardening, you probably also do your best to bring the outdoors in. On the third week of September, we celebrate National Indoor Plant Week not just because we love plants but because of the many benefits that come from those we bring inside to our homes and offices.
Think you need and excuse to add a little green to your indoor world? Check out these four interesting facts about houseplants:
Hello everyone! All of us at Garden Supply hope you had a wonderful Easter holiday with your families this past weekend. We are so excited down at the garden center as we gear up for our busiest time of year. Truck loads of new plants are arriving daily and the nursery is full to bursting with beautiful blossoms. Stop by for a visit and see for yourself! Annual bedding plants are now in stock. We have tons of plants to choose from. And although it's turned hot these last few days, keep in mind that the last scheduled frost of the year is April 15th, still a week away. Look for these friendly reminder posts while selecting your plants. Our experts are on hand with advice and suggestions to get you through these last few cool nights.
For a larger flowering form in a shrub/tree variety, why not check out the elegant Tulip Magnolia. Blooming now, this little charmer is sure to make it's mark in your garden landscape.
This stunning hybrid has deep burgundy tulip-shaped flowers that appear in early spring before its 4- to 6-inch-long leaves unfurl. It makes an excellent small specimen tree, growing to 20 feet tall. It can be topped to form a hedge, and works well in large containers.
And for news from the Greenhouse, here's another peek at our collection of Penny McAllister spring folk art figurines.
Penny McAllister’s whimsical and sweet collections bring new charm to folk art. The sewing bug bit Penny at the tender age of 5. Nearly 50 years later, the former elementary school librarian has woven her passion for folk art into a dream occupation, making paper mache creations full of wit and whimsy.
“The chip on my nose, the worn paint on my clothes…they’re all supposed to be there! I was designed this way, lovingly aged” by Penny McAllister
Here are a few other goodies that caught my eye this week in the Greenhouse.
What wonderful home decor items and gifts are to be found here. And don't forget, We offer free gift wrapping and we have gift certificates available in any dollar amount.
Thanks for spending a little time with us today. Hope to see you back here soon for more snippets from the garden.