French bulldog with a gloxinia plant

Top 5 Houseplants That Are Safe For Pets

In my time in the nursery, I’ve spoken to many people who never attempted growing houseplants in their homes and offices. Unfortunately, one of the recurring reasons I kept hearing–they owned pets, and so many houseplants are toxic to animals. While it is true that that are many houseplant varieties that can cause toxic effects… Read More

Cool-season vegetables

Top 5 Cool-Season Vegetables To Try This Season

With the summer season starting to near its end and your current crop of vegetables beginning to fade a bit, it might be the perfect time to try out some cool-season vegetables. We’ve just received shipments of your favorite cool-season vegetables ready to go for fall harvesting. Here are a few varieties that you may… Read More

Top 5 August Gardening Tips

August is the gateway to fall and as the weather changes there are five key things that every gardener should add to their August worklist. 1. Begin planning and sowing cool-weather annuals and perennials (Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder) August is the best time to begin planning your fall flowering gardens. Take some time to… Read More