Buddleia

2018-07-05T11:35:54+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Hooks Tips, Perennials, Plants, Plants We Love, Shrub, What We Offer|

Buddleia or Butterfly Bush attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators with its fragrant flowers and foliage. The blooms of the Butterfly Bush are vibrantly colored and last from summer to fall giving you and the pollinators plenty of time to enjoy them. This sun-loving, drought tolerant plant prefers well draining, neutral to slightly acidic, fertile [...]

Hardy Hibiscus: Great Plant for Tricky Places!

2018-07-05T11:32:04+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Categories: Hooks Tips, Perennials, Plants, Plants We Love, What We Offer|

  Hardy Hibiscus (Rose Mallow) has an amazing tropical look but is hardy to zone. Hibiscus plants have breathtaking 12-18 inch blooms making them a striking addition to any garden. This easy maintenance plant attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and many other pollinators while deer typically leave it alone. These awesome perennials survive in wet soil and love [...]

Echinacea ‘PowWow White’

2018-07-05T11:35:03+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Categories: Hooks Tips, Perennials, Plants, Plants, Plants We Love, What We Offer|

Echinacea 'PowWow White' produces gorgeous flowers with pure white flowers around a yellow-brown central cone that are ideal for cut flowers. These long blooming flowers tolerate heat, drought, and poor soil conditions as well as being deer resistant. PowWow White flowers attract birds and butterflies alike making them a low maintenance, beautiful, pollinator friendly addition [...]

Shady Perennials

2018-04-25T12:03:12+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Hooks Tips, Perennials, Plants, Plants We Love|

Sometimes shady gardens seem like a curse but there are many fun and exciting plants that can be used in this location. When looking at the sight it is important to think about shade gardens for one of their finest attributes, the potential to look like a peaceful woodland sanctuary! There are many perennials that [...]

Tricky Tomatoes

2017-03-23T15:35:18+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Hooks Tips|

Choosing Tomatoes can be tricky, one way to choose is by height. “Determinate” (or Bush) varieties of tomatoes reach a certain (predetermined) plant height, and then the plant stops growing. All the tomatoes from this plant ripen at approximately the same time (usually over a period of 1-2 weeks). They require a limited amount of [...]

Shamrocks

2017-03-23T15:17:33+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Hooks Tips|

If you summer your Shamrock outdoors, turn the pot on its side in the fall. Let it dry out and stay outside for the first couple of frosts before bringing it in. Spread the contents of the pot out on a tray and dry completely until around Christmastime. Repot with new soil and resume care [...]

Spring Planting

2017-03-29T18:30:23+00:00 January 4th, 2015|Categories: Hooks Tips|

Watch for early spring frost, freeze or just plain cold nightly weather. If you have an early itch to plant flowers, start with containers on a protected porch. Use cold hardy annuals such as violas, pansies or allysum. Outside grown perennials or darden off perennials make great container accents and can be later planted in [...]