Container Vegetable Gardening

Container Vegetable Gardening

You don’t need to live on a farm to enjoy growing vegetables at home.  Many vegetables do extremely well if not better when planted in large containers versus those that are planted in the ground.  Vegetable container gardening is a great way to Continue reading

Deer Proofing Your Landscape

Deer Proofing Your Landscape

Though it doesn't feel like it, spring is just around the corner.  We’ve had a colder than normal winter this year and some of the plants in your landscape may not have made it.  Maybe deer are a problem in your yard and you’re looking to enhance Continue reading

Winter Protection of Ornamental Plants

Winter Protection of Ornamental Plants

It looks as though the Farmers Almanac got the winter forecast right this year; it called for a cold, snowy season across the country.  We may not have had any snow, but we’re experiencing temperatures we haven’t seen in a decade.  This hard freeze Continue reading

Pruning Woody Plants

The holidays are over, temperatures have dropped, and we are officially in the winter season.  While it would be nice to stay inside and read a book by the fire, there is a lot of work to be done outside in our gardens and yards.  Put on your parka, Continue reading

Fall Flower Arrangements

Fall Flower Arrangements

Dried and silk arrangements add that finishing touch to any room in the house or office. One of our talented designers will work with your material swatch, pictures, paint samples, containers, or just your ideas to create the perfect Continue reading

Rejuvenate Your Atlanta Yard This Fall

Rejuvenate Your Atlanta Yard This Fall

Plant some mums, sedum, asters and ornamental grasses for color and interest now. These perennials among others can provide instant interest now and establish themselves for future years of enjoyment. Perennials can be used in containers where the Continue reading

Bird Talk: The Eastern Bluebird

Bird Talk: The Eastern Bluebird

The Eastern Bluebird is a small thrush found in open woodlands, farmlands, orchards and most recently in suburban areas.  Its natural habitat and range is from the middle of Texas North and East. Eastern Bluebirds live in open country around Continue reading

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

The Swallowtail and the Monarch are two of the most recognized butterflies.  You can identify it (usually) by its large size and bright yellow color with black tiger stripes. Male tiger swallowtails have a few orange and blue spots near the tail. Continue reading

A Natural Microbial Pesticide for Caterpillars

A Natural Microbial Pesticide for Caterpillars

You've planted your garden and with the rain we've been having, everything looks great.  In a month or so, your tomatoes will really begin producing and all of a sudden you'll find the dreaded tomato hornworm or some other caterpillar trying to eat Continue reading

Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management

Summer is almost here and with it comes plant pests and diseases.  You want to fight back, but want to try to be more Earth friendly. Here are few tips to help you get started controlling pests and diseases naturally. First, you know the world is Continue reading