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Fresh Cut Christmas Trees & Wreaths – December 4, 2019

Not only are fresh cut trees beautiful, they are practical and environmentally friendly too. Check out this great list of reasons to go green this season!

Christmas trees are renewable. They are grown on farms just like any other crop. Growers often plant one to three new seedlings for every tree that is harvested.  Real trees benefit the environment – they support wildlife by providing shelter for years.   While trees are being grown for your home one day, they are absorbing carbon dioxide and other gasses producing fresh oxygen.  Choosing a live tree for your home is a great […]

By |December 4th, 2019|In Bloom on the Palouse|

Lawn & Garden Fall Preparation – September 12, 2019

It’s that time of the year where leaves turn to rich gold, burgundy, and orange and the crisp morning air is clean and fresh…  here are our lawn & garden fall preparation tips to get you ready!

Mulching

Did you know fall is great time to add mulch to your garden or flower beds?

Fall mulch acts like spring mulch be keeping in the moisture, preventing weeds, and protecting the bare soil from erosion. Covered soil allows organisms to stay active longer during the cold season. This improves the integrity of the soil. Applying mulch in the fall also helps insulate […]

By |September 12th, 2019|In Bloom on the Palouse|

Deer Resistant Plants for Your Landscape – July 8, 2019

Anyone who lives on the Palouse knows it is abundant with wildlife, including deer. In the case your home is in range of deer snacking on your shrubs, you should landscape with deer resistant plants. Unfortunately, it is impossible to create an outdoor landscape that is completely deer-proof, but you can fill it with plants deer hate.

Deer typically stay away from plants that are fragrant, poisonous, or have furry, tough, spiny, bristly textures. They’d much rather enjoy munching on plants with narrow, soft foliage or a sweet fruit tree. Examples include hostas, roses, tulips, arborvitaes, and flowering plums.

We sell […]

By |July 8th, 2019|In Bloom on the Palouse|

In Bloom on the Palouse: Proven Winners Plants

Looking to spruce up your garden… why not choose the leading brand in high quality annuals, perennials, and flowering shrubs?

Proven Winners plants are unsurpassed in terms of flowering, growth habit, disease resistance, and garden performance. How do we know? Well, it’s proven! Just ask our nursery staff who are certified in the Proven Winners brand. Whether you’re looking for a vibrant flowering annual, perennial, or hardy shrub we’ve got it! Stop by our Garden Centers to shop our selection of Proven Winners plants today!

Need garden inspiration? Check out the Gardener’s Idea Book!

Also, check out DIY videos on gardening tips, […]

By |June 12th, 2019|In Bloom on the Palouse|

In Bloom on the Palouse: Dormant Fruit Sprays – April 15, 2019

If you enjoy summertime fruit from your backyard orchard, but you struggle with insects, pests or disease, you should consider using a horticulture & dormant spray oil.
By applying a horticulture & dormant spray oil to your fruit trees, you not only control pests during the growing season, but also protect them from potential diseases. So keep your fruit trees healthy by giving them a nice douse of horticulture & dormant spray oil. We sell two brands Bonide and Monterey; both are labeled for organic gardening and are available in both our store locations (while supplies last).
For best results, apply […]

By |April 15th, 2019|In Bloom on the Palouse|