Flower Garden Projects

Discover useful tips on growing flowers, planting flower beds and creating flower container gardens from the experts at Earl May Nursery & Garden Centers.

6 Simple Steps to Grow Plants from Seed

In addition to saving you money, growing your own herbs, vegetables and ornamental plants from seed is extremely rewarding. Consider Environmental Conditions Correct temperature is one of the environmental conditions critical for seed germination. Most seeds require temperatures of 70 to 75˚F degrees to germinate. To keep the medium at 70˚F or above, adding gentle [...]

4 Reasons We Love Succulents And You Should Too

Have you noticed?  Succulents are everywhere!  We are seeing them used as popular interior design elements and also for unique feature plants in outdoor container gardens. No matter the style of decor…rustic, classic or modern…they are everywhere.  But why?  They require little care, making them the perfect houseplant for those with busy schedules…they originate from [...]

Our best tips for planting daffodils!

Nothing says spring like the bright yellow bloom of daffodils! Seeing daffodils in landscapes, gardens and along walkways in early spring is like a warm sunny welcome sign at your home. Daffodils are dependable perennials you can count on to come back year and after year. Better yet…deer and gopher resistant! If you have lost [...]

2018-11-13T12:13:50+00:00Flower Gardens, Gardening|

Expert Advice for Successful Iris Planting!

Bearded Iris …an iconic flower with striking, large blooms in shades of purple, pink, yellow, orange, and white. Iris show up in pictures and paintings for home decor, but we think nothing compares to the real thing! Fall is a great time to plant bearded iris. Iris will bloom in late spring. Some will re-bloom in [...]

2018-09-11T10:59:43+00:00Flower Gardens, Gardening|

How To Choose The Perfect Mum

Fall is just around the corner and our garden centers are bursting with the colors of the season. What better way to do that than with mums.  Although they are a plant, and we love to plant them, most generally they are used for fall decorating.  Seriously, what’s more inviting than walking up to the [...]

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