Our Favorite Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Our Favorite Father’s Day Gift Ideas

If you’re struggling with what to get dad for Father’s Day, we have a few great ideas that would wow any dad at any gardening level. Our favorite Father's Day gift ideas are below:  A Foldable Hammock This hammock from Four Seasons Courtyard is foldable for easy storage, has air mesh material and an air mesh pillow with a durable steel frame. Perfect for the dad who likes to kick his feet up. Yard Tools If your dad is the king of the yard, surprise him with some shiny new yard tools. A…continue reading →
Four Weed Killers that Work Wonders

Four Weed Killers that Work Wonders

Four Weed Killers that Work Wonders Got weeds? We all do. But there are products to beat those pesky plants. After all, a weed is a wild plant that is growing where it is unwanted and is in competition with cultivated plants. Here are our top weed killers to help beat the most common weeds. Turflon Ester Turflon Ester is a lawn care herbicide that will help suppress Bermuda Grass. You know, that unwanted grass that will grow through anything and strangle the plants you do want that surround it? Yeah. That grass. One…continue reading →
Perennial Favorites: Shade Lovers

Perennial Favorites: Shade Lovers

Perennial Favorites: Shade Lovers Last week, we kicked off our National Perennial Month blog series to feature our favorite perennials all month long. We kicked off the series with sun-loving perennials. This week we're showing off some of our favorite shade lovers. Anemone Anemones are a diverse plant. More commonly known as windflowers, this perennial favorite blooms in the spring and fall. Being long-blooming plants, they are great for woodlands and rock gardens. These blooms do best in part shade and appreciate moist but well-drained soil that is a little on the acidic side.…continue reading →
Perennial Favorites: Sun-Friendly Perennials

Perennial Favorites: Sun-Friendly Perennials

Perennial Favorites: Sun-Friendly Perennials It's National Perennial Month! We're sharing our love of these lasting beauties all month long. While there are many types of perennials, we've split them into sun perennials, shade perennials, native perennials and pollinating perennials - each week we'll share our favorites from the different categories. Let's start with sun perennials, here are our five favorite sun-loving plants that will brighten your garden all summer long. Day Lilly (Hemerocallis) This flower distinguishes itself with its profuse bloom and compact size. It stands at about 16" tall and is great for containers…continue reading →
Lawn Care Products You Should Be Using Now

Lawn Care Products You Should Be Using Now

Lawn Care Products You Should Be Using Now Everyone wants the greenest lawn on the block. But with the unpredictable weather we've had this past month, your lawn may be looking...dismal. Don't worry, we have remedies to get your grass looking fresh as can be while also preventing critters from overtaking your outdoor living space and gardens. Here is a list from our lawn care team about what lawn care products you should be using to ensure a healthy, bug and fungus free lawn this summer. Mosquito Control Why? Between the excess water…continue reading →
Five Mosquito Fighting Products for Your Property

Five Mosquito Fighting Products for Your Property

Five Mosquito Fighting Products for Your Property If you're worried about mosquitoes ruining your backyard parties this summer, now is the time to think about preventing them from moving in in the first place. This year especially, mosquitoes are predicted to be out in full force and with the threat of Zika Virus and other mosquito-borne diseases, there is certainly a reason to be concerned. The first line of defense is clearly by covering exposed skin and using a DEET spray. However, for those of you interested in treating your yard and preventing…continue reading →
How to Treat Lawn Fungus

How to Treat Lawn Fungus

How to Treat Lawn Fungus Have you ever noticed some browning spots on your lawn? Or maybe some mushrooms have been popping up. Chances are you have a lawn fungus and you don't even know it. The conditions around Maryland have been ripe for lawn fungus, so now is the time to treat and prevent against lawn fungus. How to Tell if You Have Lawn Fungus There are a few signs of lawn fungus that you may be already seeing but not know exactly what it is or the cause. Some of the…continue reading →
Container Gardening: How to Get Started

Container Gardening: How to Get Started

Container Gardening: How to Get Started If you're looking for a way to brighten up your porch, patio or front entrance, consider adding a bright, colorful container or planter. Not only do containers add beautiful pops of color, but it is an easy way to get started with container gardening. Choosing Your Container Choosing the right type of container can make or break your success with container gardening. Make sure whatever container you choose has good drainage and is large enough to allow root development. You may consider a more porous container like…continue reading →
Our Top Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Our Top Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Our Top Mother's Day Gift Ideas Mother’s Day is right around the corner - and what better way to celebrate the favorite women in your life than to gift her with something beautiful for her yard or home garden. We rounded up our top mother’s day gift ideas for you to make your shopping for mom this Mother’s Day that much easier. Hanging Baskets What better gift to give than a beautiful hanging basket that can be kept hanging outside on a patio or on a front porch? Hanging baskets are a great…continue reading →
Benefits of a Seasonal Clean-Up for Your Yard

Benefits of a Seasonal Clean-Up for Your Yard

Benefits of a Seasonal Clean-Up for Your Yard It might still be winter but now is the perfect time to start thinking about getting a seasonal clean-up for your yard. Not sure if your yard needs a spring clean-up? Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of a seasonal clean-up: A Spring clean-up from Patuxent Nursery is customized to each properties needs but always includes the following 4 items: 1. Removal of Leaves, Weeds, Twigs and Obvious Debris Not only does this improve the appearance of the yard there are also horticultural…continue reading →