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Gardening Projects

For more than 75 years, gardeners have trusted their gardens to the expert advice and premium products available at Earl May Nursery and Garden Centers. No matter your experience level our gardening projects are sure to help you grow your own way; turning your outdoor “blah” into your outdoor getaway.

Favorite Flowers for Sunny Spaces

Spring has finally arrived with warmer temperatures. We're ready for some sun and so are the plants! With a really sunny garden area, sometimes it's tough to choose the right flowers and other plants that will thrive in harsh sun conditions. Here are some of our favorite sun-loving flowers to fall in love with. Heat-Loving Flowers [...]

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|

Trees & Shrubs: Our Top Picks

Planting trees, shrubs, flowers and other plants has a positive impact not only us, but on the environment as well! A couple long-lasting plants you can watch grow throughout the years are trees and shrubs. Below are a few of our favorites of each and how they can spruce up your yard. If you'd like [...]

2020-05-28T20:05:21-05:00Gardening, Shrubs, Trees|

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 [...]

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|

Benefits of Gardening and Plants

While events and gatherings are being postponed or canceled, creating your own garden or growing a container garden can be the relaxing escape you need. Whether you have a backyard vegetable garden, plant in containers or enjoy flowers, gardening has many benefits and is a great activity for you, your family and your health.  Stress [...]

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