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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 [...]

Our best tips for planting daffodils!

Nothing says spring like the bright yellow bloom of daffodils! Seeing these flowers 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, they are deer and gopher resistant! [...]

2020-04-14T16:26:19-05:00Flower 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 [...]

2020-04-14T16:26:47-05:00Flower Gardens, Gardening|

Not All Cones Have Ice Cream!

Much like ice cream should be a staple in your freezer, coneflowers should be a staple in your landscapes and gardens! These rich, colorful blooms last for weeks, the plants last for years! Coneflowers are the perfect compliment to other pretty perennials…salvia, beebalm, penstemon, garden phlox and shasta daisies. Any combination of these plants will [...]

2020-04-14T16:26:49-05:00Flower Gardens|
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