Shrubbery Projects

Discover useful tips on growing your own roses, vines and shrubs from the experts at Earl May Nursery & Garden Centers.

Pruning Advice for Fall

Plants to Prune in Fall or Winter Fall pruning usually only involves perennials that die back to the ground. Specific examples include Daylilies, Hostas, and other herbaceous perennials.  When done at the right time, most pull off without using a pruners. As for trees, only Oaks need pruning in the winter months to help prevent oak [...]

Protect Your Trees and Shrubs from Winter Burn

Did you know that trees and shrubs can become dehydrated just like you?  You might have noticed a few evergreens and shrubs turning brown last winter. This damage, called winter burn, can affect many outdoor trees and plants including Arborvitae, Boxwood, Yew, Rhododendron and Holly. Some people believe winter burn is caused by cold temperatures. [...]

2019-10-29T16:53:04-05:00Gardening, Shrubs, Trees|

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. [...]

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