Summer Gardening

Taking Care of Your Container Plants in the Summer

The rainy weather may have brought cooler temperatures this week, but make no mistake, summer is on the way! Last week’s temps should serve as a reminder for the scorching heat that North Carolina summers will bring. As you focus on staying cool and hydrated in the summer weather, don’t forget to think about your container …

Herbs, Perennials, Summer Gardening

What’s All the Fuss About Basil?

The weather is heating up outside which means summer is almost here. As you look for summer herbs to spruce up your vegetable garden, look no further than basil.  This summer herb is easy to grow, loves the sunlight, and comes in multiple varieties. Basil also has many culinary uses, with the herb’s fragrance and …

Perennials

Perennials for Pollinators: Attract Bees and Butterflies to your Garden

Grow these perennial flowers to attract pollinators to your home garden! Remember, the most important step is to provide nectar-rich sources of food throughout the growing season. Make sure you include food sources for larvae if you’re attracting butterflies (name listed with a * below)   Spring Perennials for Pollinators Growing plants that bloom early in …

Company News, Indoor Gardening

Now Open: the FGS Build-Your-Own Terrarium Station

  This spring, we are excited to introduce our Build-Your-Own Terrarium Station inside the retail shop. We have everything you need to make your own glassed garden – select a vessel from our variety of glass containers or bring your own – then add air plants, cute ferns and succulents, moss, stone, and sand. There’s no …