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We operate 28 family owned and operated stores throughout Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri and Kansas. At your local Earl May Garden Center you’ll find more than just plants. You’ll find friendly, helpful staff and everything you need to enhance your outdoor living space.

5 Tips for Overseeding Your Lawn this Fall

August through September is the BEST time to over-seed a lawn. Warm soil and cool temperatures at night make the perfect growing conditions. Here are 5 expert tips on doing it right!

Collection: Classy Fall Porch

Late summer and early fall plants are arriving at your local Earl May Garden Center! Check out this front porch collection for ideas on decorating and updating with the change of the season.

Fall Planting is Best

In our Midwest climate, mid-August to mid-October is ideal for planting a variety of plants. We love this time of year as the weather cools above ground while the soil stays warm below ground. This is especially important to promote good roots for a hardier plant next spring.

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