April in the Garden

April is around the corner and hopefully you’ve already checked everything off your March to-do list in the garden. If not, HURRY! Read last month’s tips here. Now onward to spring!  Time for Planting -plant perennials and herbs, trees and shrubs -replace cold season annuals with warm season -plant summer bulbs like Dahlia -plant out …

Garden Chores for March

At last: spring is here! It’s time to turn some attention back to your garden. Hopefully with this recent warm weather, you’ve had the itch to get out already and start weeding your beds. If not now is high time! Besides weeding, here are some other garden chores to focus on this month:   Fertilize …

There’s a new look to our garden center!

If you haven’t visited us in a while, you’ll find some change to the inside of our garden center’s shop. Most of our offices have moved across the lake, allowing for larger retail space in the store. We think you’ll love the new look and expanded product lines.             We have a …

Spring comes Early

  The Callery Pear is blooming in the garden center and the Weeping Willow is leafing out by the pond. It’s only February but the plant world has decided it’s spring apparently. Per North Carolina inevitability, it will probably skip back to winter again and freeze all the blossoms, so go with the flow, as they say, …

What is that Yellow Flowering Shrub?

We are pleading for spring to arrive.  We received our first small shipment of early spring bloomers and adding to our inventory over the next few weeks. Our first new shipment of indoor plants will arrive March 2nd and hope to have Meyer’s lemon trees on the truck. In the meantime, hello Forsythia, with your …

JANUARY CHECKLIST: LANDSCAPING IN DURHAM

It’s the middle of January and I realize I haven’t personally tackled one thing in the lawn and landscape of my home. I am still looking at one decorated Christmas tree, which is now affectionately called our Valentine tree. I defend this because he is decorated with snowy ornaments and furry animals (thank you Target!). …

Welcome to our new site!

We are so excited to launch our new website!   Welcome to our blog where we will be telling our story, sharing moments around the garden, offering updates and sharing our knowledge and plant information with the Triangle.  For Garden’s Sake Nursery is a trusted caretaker of the Triangle’s most beautiful homes, communities and properties.   Servicing …