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!

Holiday Gifts

  It's officially the holiday season and we hope you will spend some of it with us here at Evergreen. With all our holiday plants and displays, it's a destination that is fun for the whole family or even a girl's day out!   Our gift shop is arrayed in a wide...

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Holiday Plants

Make the yuletide bright with living decorations this year! Evergreen has a lovely assortment of holiday plants to help decorate your house this season. Come by to pick up all of your favorites, including holly, poinsettias, amaryllis, paperwhites, evergreens, and...

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Winter Fruit Tree Care

Winter is an important time for fruit trees. It might not be obvious since there are no blossoms or fruit but that is precisely why winter is the best time to take care of your trees. They are currently dormant and, therefore, pruning and care can be performed with...

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How to Cover Crop

Plant a cover crop to preserve and build your soil this winter! Cover crops are non-edible plants that many farmers and gardeners plant during the off season. Cover crops keep the weeds out of your garden and prevent soil erosion during any wind or rain storms. They...

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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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