Wilt Pruf helps prevent Evergreens from drying out during our harsh winter months
By storing them properly, you can enjoy crisp and flavorful apples for months!
The White House is creating a 1,500 mile "Butterfly Corridor" to help Monarchs get from Mexico to Minnesota, and you can help!
While rain gardens are a highly functional way to help protect water quality, they are also gardens and should be an attractive part of your yard and neighborhood. Think of the rain garden in the context of your home’s overall landscape design. Here are a few tips:
How we use them to grow our annuals!
The term ‘Beneficial Bugs’ encompasses a wide variety of insects that assist farmers and gardeners with pollination and pest control. Here at the Garden Factory we use these beneficial bugs to help grow our annuals.
Here are a few simple steps on how to become a better herb gardener. Nothing makes a gourmet dish tastier than fresh herbs added to it. There are a variety of fresh herbs that are easy to grow including Mint, Oregano, Basil, Cilantro, Rosemary, Thyme, and many others.
Cold flurry days, and long brisk nights of winter can confine most birds, but some take pleasure in this time of year. One way to attract these feathered friends is through a natural food selection supplied by a bottomless feeder or a suet feeder. The bird species that attend your feeders in the winter are different than those that attend your feeder in the summer.
To get Christmas Cactus to bloom for next Christmas it is important to cut the roots back for the new plants. When cutting this plant you should cut back to the second joint of each tip. Use these cuttings and place them in a moist peat and perlite mix or moist perlite. You should keep these cuttings damp but not too wet or they will rot. Once the cuttings have rooted, re-pot them with a good soil mixture and enjoy for next year!
The Garden Factory is proud to operate expansive greenhouses on our property on Buffalo Road, where we are able to grow annuals, perennials and vegetables for our customers. One of the greatest advantages of this, from a consumer’s perspective, is having information available about the origin and growth of the plants you purchase.