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 [...]
The month of June is when perennials start to look their best and our Earl May Garden Centers are no exception! June is a great month to plant perennials and then sit back and watch as their colors rule your landscapes throughout the summer. Why do we love planting perennials? • Perennials bloom for weeks [...]
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. [...]
SunBelievable® "Brown Eyed Girl" The plant of 1,000 blooms! The new SunBelievable® "Brown Eyed Girl" is here and it is HOT! There are so many features of this little beauty it is hard to pick out our favorite, but here we go. THAT COLOR! The vibrant yellow blooms with dark brown centers are sure to [...]
Healthy plants start from the roots up. Giving newly planted trees, shrubs, flowers, and vegetables a great start with just the right amount of food and nutrients is a recipe for success. That’s why we love Earl May Plant Start, it’s 4 products in 1…an exclusive root stimulant only available at Earl May Seed and [...]
I have a large patch of lilies and don’t have as much time to pull weeds. What product will help with grass and broadleaf weeds without harming the lilies?
Kyle, you can use the Easy Weeder Flower and Garden Weed Preventer #600045. It prevents weeds and grasses all season long, and is safe to use with lilies. One bag will cover 960 sq. ft.
Hello, Mary. Thank you for your question. Your plant looks healthy. Here is what we recommend: 1.Make sure it is getting 10-12 hours of bright direct light. 2. Give it some bloom booster fertilizer with as little nitrogen as possible. This should help it start blooming again.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]