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Soil Savvy

Soil Savvy

We’ve carefully selected the best quality soils: they're locally blended using natural and organic material to encourage healthy root growth—without any construction or green waste. 
 
We offer a large selection of soil blends to complement your planting list and help get your garden off to a great start this season. And because no two gardens are the same, our gurus will help you to determine the soil blend that’s right for you. Read on for more timely soil suggestions. 
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Keeping Bugs At Bay

Keeping Bugs At Bay

Now's the time to start checking for seasonal pest problems and take steps to protect your plants. We can help you find the right natural solution in the fight against unwanted garden guests.
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Antique Apple Varieties

Antique Apple Varieties

These apples are unique in their own way—from size, shape, color and flavor—each has stood the test of time, some developed as early as the 1600s. Add one of these tasty options to your backyard orchard before they're gone!
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Closeup of Pieris j. 'Shojo' Flower

Shady Garden Spaces

We're often asked about what to plant in the shade to provide color in a darker spot. We have a few suggestions for plants that offer foliage color and texture, along with a list of shady bloomers. 
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Purple Butterfly Bush

Firewise Landscaping

Fire-wise landscaping is primarily about surrounding your home with the least flammable plant choices possible, not overplanting, and keeping up with yard maintenance to prevent the build-up of flammable debris. 
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Pruning Hydrangeas

Pruning Hydrangeas: Do or Don't?

The secret to happy, healthy hydrangea blooms lies in if or when you prune. Of course, there's a lot to be said for fertilizing and providing the right location. However, those efforts will be all for not if you don't prune correctly. 
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