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Hydrangeas: What’s The Difference

We see them.  We love them.  Hydrangeas.  Gorgeous blooms in varying hues of white, pink, and blue...and not to mention the big leaves in a deep shade of green. But what's the difference?  How do you know which one to choose?  There are several different types of Hydrangeas: Big Leaf Hydrangea Morning sun / afternoon [...]

2020-05-28T14:11:57-05:00Gardening, Shrubs|

Flower Container Garden Design 101

Container gardening has become one of the most popular ways to make a dramatic statement at your home or office. It just takes a few plants, good soil, a favorite container and a little time. Planters and pots can be planted with flowers, herbs, vegetables and small trees or shrubs. Remarkably flexible and fun, container [...]

Win the War on Weeds

Weed control in lawns is one of the most common, yet misunderstood, aspects of maintaining a lawn. One day your yard is lush and green and the next, it’s being taken over by clover and ivy. What can you do? Here are a few tips based on the most common questions we get from [...]

2020-05-08T16:13:25-05:00Lawn Care|

Beware of Cheap Mulch: 4 Things To Know Before Your Next Mulch Purchase

How Box Stores Are Cutting Corners At Your Expense - Many discounters promote mulch at what appears to be bargain prices. While these offers look great and may be hard to resist, there are several things you should know before purchasing.  Loose Labeling Laws:  Regulations regarding how mulch is labelled for content are very weak. [...]

A Message To Our Customers

We're In This Together Friday,  May 1, 2020 Earl May Garden Centers are open, and while shopping today has certainly changed, we are committed to following the guidelines set forth by the CDC and by the local, state and federal governments. We are immensely grateful to our customers for your part in practicing social distancing, [...]

2020-05-02T12:44:55-05:00Gardening|

Grow Plants with Air!

Who says you need soil to grow plants?  We don't!  Not when growing an air plant at least.  These quirky little plants are sweeping the nation and it's easy to see why.  They can be grown in just about any space, come in various shades of colors, and the different textures are just too cool! [...]

12 Easy-Care Houseplants

Don't worry, be happy.  It's a motto we should all try to live by.  Matter of fact, there is even a song written about it...or maybe the song was written and now it's a motto?  Either way, it's still a good one. We think one way to do this is to use houseplants in your [...]

5 Essentials for Growing Healthy Houseplants

Tips for Healthy Houseplants Light The first requirement of all plants during their growing season is an abundance of daylight. Light from a window is always one-sided and the plants respond by turning their leaves and flowers toward the light. To keep healthy houseplants, turn the plants occasionally or they'll grow lopsided. Moisture The [...]

2020-04-14T16:24:33-05:00Houseplants|
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