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 …

Scented Geranium. Yes, Please!

Scented geraniums, a cousin of “common” geraniums, are less showy visually but are a great addition to your garden for their heavenly fragrance and uses.  They are categorized as an herb, but they do produce flowers.  The flowers are more delicate than the flowers of an annual geranium.  But no worries–these beauties aren’t grown for …

Plant a Butterfly Garden

Butterflies are easily the favorite of the insect kingdom.  I mean, really. What insect is loved more than the butterfly?  While most people scream at the sight of just about any other insect crawling on their bodies, people pay money for the prospect of these beautiful creatures landing on them or even near them.  Butterflies, …

Companion Plants

If you want to have the most success in your garden, consider planting more than just vegetables.  There are many plants you can plant side by side that are mutually beneficial. There are so many possible combinations that we can’t list them all, but we can make some suggestions.  For the sake of simplicity, we …

Late Summer Spruce Up

It happens to us all.  We plant our gardens and containers, and in June and (most) of July, the plants are gorgeous.  The weeds are plucked, the flowers are deadheaded, everything is blooming and green and AMAZING (OK, maybe all the weeds being plucked was a stretch, but you know what I am getting at.) …