Which Soil Do I Choose?

We LOVE our Daddy Pete’s products!  They make an amazing product line of soils and compost that are the best in the industry, in our humble opinion.  But we understand knowing what type of soil mix is best can be a little daunting and overwhelming.  Our FGS Plant Sales Associate, Courtney, walked me through each …

Fall Shrubs for Color

You can enjoy planting in our area year round, but the warm soil and cooler temperatures of fall make it a perfect time for planting.  What else do we love about fall? Color!! The leaves changing color is a favorite for most all nature enthusiasts.  While you may adore the changing color of the trees, …

Good Night, Perennials

As winter quickly approaches, you have watched many of your perennials lose their leaves or transition from beautiful green to shades of yellow, brown, and even to shades of black (no shades of gray here, thankfully).  Your beautiful perennial garden has lost its luster and might even be–dare I say–ugly. Or maybe you have some perennials …

Fall Fill, Thrill and Spill

Fill, thrill and spill is a planting technique that will help you create a gorgeous container planting.  If you have been following us for a while, you may remember that we had a seminar and posted about this technique in the spring.  We hope you heeded our advice and had great success with your containers …

Pumpkin Preservation Tips

Let’s face it.  Pumpkins are the bee’s knees this time of year.  Whether you prefer to sip on them in your pumpkin spice latte, taste them in your pumpkin muffins, decorate with them to delight, or carve them into terrifying faces, they are almost guaranteed to make some kind of appearance in your home this …

For Gardens Sake Landscape Work

Planting Trees and Shrubs

Trees and shrubs are a great addition to your landscape for so many reasons.  Trees are a great benefit to the environment and add beautiful color to your landscape, some of them all year long. Shrubs are also a great choice!  They come in so many sizes, many of them bloom or produce berries, and …