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November Garden Tasks

November Garden Tasks

There are many things that can be done in and around your garden during the month of November.  Now is a great time for final plantings and winter prep, especially while the weather is so pleasant.  Read on for a list of garden tasks that can help you prepare for...

Fabulous Fall Decor

Fabulous Fall Decor

Whether you're expecting trick-or-treaters or hosting a Friendsgiving party, we have a beautiful selection of fall decor for inside and out. From glass pumpkins and candles to corn stalks and straw bales to pumpkins and gourds, you'll find everything you need to...

Best Places for Fall Color

Best Places for Fall Color

Mid-October is when fall colors peak for our region this year, per the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and you can have a front row seat to some of the best fall color shows. Here is a listing of places to see the color changes throughout the state. Please...

The Monarch Migration

The Monarch Migration

September and October are when monarchs make their journey to Mexico and California for the winter, but with monarch populations decreasing to endangered species status, sightings have been few and far between. Read on for more information about monarch migration and...

Simple Tips for Growing Garlic

Simple Tips for Growing Garlic

Growing your own garlic is easy! Plant the cloves in fall like you plant spring flowering bulbs. Garlic is then harvested in late spring/early summer. Follow these guidelines for fresh, homegrown garlic in your favorite recipes. Fall PlantingBreak the bulb apart,...

 

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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.