Garden Advice Blog

Stay tuned to this page for all the very latest seasonal information and expert advice from our staff! We’ll be updating it regularly with plant recommendations, pruning tips, landscaping suggestions and much more. Visit often to stay informed or “like” us on Facebook to catch all the updates. If you have questions or topics you would like us to cover, leave us a comment below or on our Facebook and Twitter pages. We love to hear from you!

Plant a Second Crop of Winter Veggies

If you planned ahead and planted vegetables again in August, you should be enjoying some cool weather harvest right now. But, whether you did or not, it's not too late to plant another few rows! There are several crops that will do just fine in our climate this...

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Fall Clean-up Tips

The fall garden is a messy garden, isn't it? November is the right month to get it all cleaned-up for winter. It's time to put many plants to bed and to get things looking neat and trim for the holidays. Leaves: Keep up on them! Rake them a few times throughout the...

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Great Plants for November Color

Things are a little quieter in the garden and the air is getting chilly but there are still a lot of plants that add beauty this month, whether will fantastic foliage colors or blooms. Japanese Maple Calendula Yuletide Camellia Chrysanthemum Smoke Tree Cyclamen...

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Fall Tree Care

We are moving into the dormant season for all shrubs and trees, including fruit trees. Be sure to plan ahead to get your trees taken care of this winter. Most deciduous and fruiting trees will benefit from an application of dormant spray in the fall. This prevents...

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Fertilizing for Fall

This is your last chance to fertilize for the year! Soon, it will be too cold. Many trees, shrubs and other plants are moving into dormancy. Therefore, we recommend using 0-10-10 to help promote root growth over the winter- without promoting plant/foliage growth. If...

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Bulbs for Spring

Narcissus flowers are deer resistant. Fall bulbs have arrived at the Evergreen Nursery! We have a full selection for your yard. Now is the time to plant them in order to have gorgeous spring flowers next year. We have many varieties available for purchase including:...

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Fall Garden Chores

Make sure to take care of your landscape as fall kicks into high gear this month! It is important to keep on top of the usual chores as well as making sure plants are taken care of before winter. Here are a few tips to help you in the garden this fall: Stay on top of...

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Water Saving Techniques

We've been compiling many articles for you on drought-tolerant gardening, water-wise gardening and other similar topics. You can read them all on our blog. Here are a few more tips, related to your irrigation and sprinkler systems. It's time to get specific and...

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