Wet Tolerant Plants and Rain Gardens

Wet Tolerant Plants and Rain Gardens

With all the rain we have had this spring, it seems timely to talk about wet tolerant plants. Do you have a low-lying area in your yard or a spot where water drains and keeps the ground moist but not saturated? These plants will do well in areas that are consistently...
May Showers Bring June Flowers

May Showers Bring June Flowers

With the crazy, wet weather we’ve had this spring, you haven’t missed your window! Know that you can plant as long as the soil is not too wet. An easy way to tell if your soil is too wet is to squeeze a handful. If it sticks together in a clump, it’s too wet. If...
Container Inspiration

Container Inspiration

The Growing Place has 1000’s of annuals, 1000’s of perennials and hundreds of herbs and vegetables, all of which can be planted in containers. Choose pots that match your decor and have fun mixing and matching old favorites with new varieties. The best part about...
Gifts Of Nature

Gifts Of Nature

Why not give mom a gift that keeps on giving? Perennials are plants that come back year after year, giving gifts of beauty. Three of our favorite perennials that make a statement in May for Mother’s Day are roses, peonies and iris. Roses With moist, well-drained soil...
Growing Herbs You’ll Use

Growing Herbs You’ll Use

With a vast selection of herbs available, how do you choose which are right for you? Herbs add texture to a container garden or fragrantly tower over a fairy garden. They are deer and rabbit resistant, making them useful when planted with annuals and perennials in a...