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 →
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 →
How to Care for Frost Bitten Plants

How to Care for Frost Bitten Plants

How to Care for Frostbitten Plants Springtime in Maryland can be unpredictable! This year we’ve seen everything from warm, picture-perfect days to typical rainy days to downright cold and snowy days. It's the middle of April and we are still getting frost. This kind of weather takes its toll on your garden and your plants. Even if you cover your plants with frost cloth and protect them with mulch, temperature swings like this can be too much for some plants to handle. If you have frost-bitten plants in your garden all hope is…continue reading →
Winter Interest Series: Winter Containers

Winter Interest Series: Winter Containers

Creating a Winter Container Design Many gardeners have containers in their gardens, patios and entrance ways. There is no need to give up on them just because winter is approaching. In fact, this is the time our gardens are in most need of some color and winter interest. You can even use the containers that held your warm season plantings, as long as they are frost resistant. Creating a winter design is not difficult but plants are less cold hardy in a container than when planted in the ground because the roots are…continue reading →
Top 5 Trees for Fall Color

Top 5 Trees for Fall Color

Top 5 Trees for Fall Color Add Fall color to your garden by planting one of these 5 trees. These trees are all in-stock and on sale now at Patuxent Nursery in Bowie, MD! 1. Maples October Glory and Autumn Blaze are excellent examples of Fall leaf color. Reds, yellows, oranges, and greens are a highlight of these trees. 2. Gingko Wonderful, golden yellow Fall color. Makes a great street tree or as a specimen. Only a few left! 3. Oaks Oaks are a great shade tree, as well as a wonderful wildlife tree.. Offering…continue reading →