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!

Plants for March Color

The garden is waking up from it's winter slumber and lots of plants are starting to bloom! Stop into Evergreen to pick up some color for your March garden! Azaleas, Begonias, Columbine (Aquilegia sp.), Calendula, Calibrachoa, Camelias, Cineraria, Citrus, Dianthus,...

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March Checklist

Start. Put seedlings out as weather warms to harden them off. Don't leave them out overnight, though! Hardening your seedlings will prepare them for transplanting later on. Control. Watch out for aphids on new plant growth. Control infestations with Captain Jack's...

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Raised Beds & Container Gardening

If you're running short on space or prefer to contain your edibles, vegetables can be easily grown in containers or raised beds. You are only limited by the size of the container you choose. A common misconception is that you'll need a lot of space for raised beds,...

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Time to Plant the Vegetable Garden

Time to Plant the Vegetable Garden

It's time to wake up the vegetable garden and get planting for the season! While it is too early to plant a few summer favorites like tomatoes and peppers, there are many cold-tolerant veggies that can go in the ground in March. Evergreen Nursery has all the supplies...

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Planting Spring Beauties

Planting Spring Beauties

  With the warmer season right around the corner, it's time to plant gorgeous annuals and perennials in your garden. We are fully stocked with all types of flowering beauties to make your garden glow this spring. Come into the nursery to see our selection of seeds and...

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February Recipe: Mushroom Polenta Pie

  This is an easy, low-cal and soothing dish that will please everyone. The recipe calls for Swiss chard, but you can replace it with spinach or other dark greens if you prefer.   Mushroom Polenta Pie 3  cups water 1 cup cornmeal 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons...

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Plants for February Color

Add a splash of color in your garden right when it needs it most! Our favorites for February are: Calendula Camellia Cyclamen Dianthus Pansy & Viola Iceland Poppy Primrose...

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February Checklist

  Bait. Put an organic snail bait out now.  New hatchlings of slugs and snails are coming out, so get a jump-start on controlling populations by using Sluggo, a snail bait that is safe to use around children and pets. Feed.  Switch your Cymbidium food one your orchid...

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Protect your Apples from Codling Moths

If you have an apple or pear tree, you might be familiar with codling moths.  They are one of the most common causes of holes in your  fruit. Adult codling moths lay their eggs on the flowers of these trees and the fruit forms around the young.  The holes you see are...

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Growing and Caring for Citrus

Not only do citrus provide us with essential vitamins and nutrients, they also make lovely additions to our home gardens.  Consider exploiting citrus' versatility and grow specimens in hedges, espalier form or in containers, as well as bountiful trees in your garden....

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