5 Things You Didn’t Know About Poinsettias

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Poinsettias

Poinsettias are a top holiday flower pick for their beautiful array of shades and colors. They have traditionally been the winter holiday’s most popular plant, the sure and steady standby, but do you really know about the Poinsettia? We bet you don't! Here are 5 things you didn't know about Poinsettias: Poinsettias Can Be Painted To fit the most unusual of tastes, Poinsettias may be painted, just about any color, to match your holiday decor and finished off with glitter to complete the festive look. Poinsettias Are Not Poisonous It's important to note that Poinsettias…continue reading →
All About Terrariums

All About Terrariums

  Terrariums are low maintenance, beautiful mini gardens that are great for small spaces indoors. Whether you received one as a gift or want to build one for your home or office, here is our guide. What are terrariums? Terrariums are also called mini greenhouses. They are small, sometimes enclosed, environments for plants. The plants and the soil in the terrarium release water vapor – essentially recycling water. The vapor is then collected onto the walls of the vessel and trickles down to the soil. Terrariums are self-nourishing, which is why they require…continue reading →
Top 5 Trees for Fall Color

Top 5 Trees for Fall Color

As the cool breeze sets in, there is warmth and comfort felt as the trees transform around us. The leaves are painted in reds, oranges, and golds that are only found in a gallery. Add this fall color to your garden by simply planting one of these 5 trees and now is the best time to do it! These awe-inspiring trees are all in-stock and on sale now at Patuxent Nursery in Bowie, MD!
How to Overwinter Container Plants | 6 Steps for Bringing Your Plants Indoors

How to Overwinter Container Plants | 6 Steps for Bringing Your Plants Indoors

Our houseplants, citrus trees, and tropical plants have had their day in the sun, but now we must bring them in for the winter to ensure their survival. Typically, once temperatures drop below 50 degrees overnight, you know it is time to make the move. Not so fast though, there are some steps that you should take for a seamless transfer while leaving the mess outdoors.
The Ultimate Guide to Fall Lawn Care

The Ultimate Guide to Fall Lawn Care

When it comes to landscaping, you can have the most glorious specimen tree shading a perfectly manicured border garden, but if your lawn is less than ideal, that is all they will notice. Having a stunning yard can be easier than you think and fall is the time to get it done. So strap on your gloves and get to work, there is no time to waste.
Top 12 Fall Container Plant Ideas

Top 12 Fall Container Plant Ideas

Once the cool, crisp evening air arrives in autumn and pumpkin spice cycles back to the market, porch flower planters become a staple of every household. The relentless heat of summer made it difficult to give your container plantings enough water to make up for the constant scorch of the summer sun. Thankfully, the autumn sun is much more forgiving and your container garden can reemerge with a plethora of foliage, fruit, and blooms.
How to Repot a Houseplant

How to Repot a Houseplant

I’ll let you in on a little gardening secret... plants grow. Shocking, right? Eventually, your houseplants will outgrow the beautiful containers you put them in and need some more room to stretch their legs. Repotting will boost your plant's vigor and promote the development of a healthy root system. However, it is important to know when and how to properly replant a houseplant in order to effectively encourage plant growth.