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.

Follow the 4 P’s for Great Blueberries

July is national blueberry month! Time to get out your favorite recipes and add those delicious little berries bursting with flavor to your pie, pancakes, and smoothies! One of the top healthiest foods, blueberries are abundant with antioxidants to help guard against heart disease and cancer. Not only are they full of fiber and vitamins, [...]

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Improve your clay soil with Structure

If you're reading this you’re probably like most of us…. Real plant lovers that appreciate a healthy, beautiful plant wherever it’s growing and whatever its purpose. But you also know the secret to a heathy plant is more than the sunny or shady spot it finds itself growing, it is the soil that it is [...]

The pros and cons of clover in your lawn…

White Clover in bloom can really stand out in a lawn this time of year. While some homeowners have no problem with a little clover growing in the lawn, others would like to get rid of it and keep a weed free lawn. If your one of those insistent on getting rid of the clover [...]

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Why is my Tree turning Yellow?

You may be wondering why some of the trees in your landscape turn a yellowish- green color in the summer months. The most common cause for this in the Midwest is a lack of micronutrients ( or  mineral elements )that are essential for the growth of plants, but only needed in very small quantities. Micronutrients [...]

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Solutions for Japanese Beetles

Be prepared!  The Japanese Beetle has been spotted in in the Midwest. Japanese Beetles are not picky about what they eat and can cause a great deal of damage in a short period of time.  They chew on almost 300 different varieties of plants.  Some favorites include asparagus, fruit trees, raspberries, grapes, maple trees, birch [...]

Sound advice for dealing with annoying Suckers!

Maybe you’ve seen them in other yards, or even had to deal with them in your own. Those little sprouts, called suckers, that come out from the base of plants or tree trunks can be very aggravating to deal with. There’s a multitude of reasons a plant my send up these sprouts or “Suckers,” and [...]

Create your own bee and butterfly habitat

Have you been thinking about bees and butterflies as you make plans for your garden, landscape and outdoor spaces? We have been… and think you should be too! Pollinating insects are responsible for every 3rd bite of food we eat, and 75% of all plants require animals for pollination. Insects making up the largest numbers. [...]

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June Lawn Care Tips

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Expert advice for controlling bagworms

Sound advice from our Earl May Experts on controlling bagworms: Hand-picking is the best way to control light infestations on small plants during the dormant season. Destroy bags by burning or by crushing. If bags containing larvae are discarded on the ground, the larvae may return to the host plants. Plan to apply insecticides to [...]

More Nutrients for Growing Healthier Plants

Unsurpassed Quality - Earl May All Purpose Plant Food is the perfect choice for growing beautiful, healthy plants. Works great on roses, flowers, fruits, vegetables and hanging baskets.  Superior performance when compared to national brands. Plant Health…plus - The professional 20-20-20 formula also has an added “micro pac” containing essential micro-nutrients like boron, copper, manganese, molybdenum, and [...]

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