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The Awesome Nature of Pollinators

The Awesome Nature of Pollinators

Visit our Learning Gardens frequently to see what's blooming and interesting. A pollinator is simply an animal that transfers pollen to fertilize plants. Hummingbirds, butterflies, bees and even bats are a few examples of pollinators. About 85% of seed-producing...

Perennials for Sun and Shade

Perennials for Sun and Shade

Perennials for Sun ‘Montrose White’ Calamintha is an upright, self-cleaning mounded perennial with sprays of white flowers all summer long. Being in the mint family, Calamintha is fragrant, attracting butterflies and hummingbirds while deer and rabbits steer clear. It...

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 it...

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...

 

Plant Search

Find the Right Plant for the Right Place

 

 

Our online plant search is here to help you plan your garden or landscape. Search our selections for pictures and detailed descriptions about most of the plants we carry.