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 and landscaped borders. It's…continue reading →
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 unglazed clay, wood, or moss-lined. These types…continue reading →
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 gift for mom to brighten up…continue reading →
How to Care for Frost Bitten Plants

How to Care for Frost Bitten Plants

How to Care for Frost Bitten 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…continue reading →
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 a 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: Not only does this improve the appearance of the yard there are also horticultural benefits. While some thatched leaves are good for the turf, too much may prevent sunlight from…continue reading →
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