Rick started with us last fall and has been making some great improvements to our greenhouse operation and of course, he’s been planting away! We caught up with him to ask him to point out some of his favorite annuals this year.
Looks like we will be seeing a significant amount of snow for the first time since November. If you are making a stop for ice melt today on your way to get milk, bread, and eggs, here are a few pointers from your dear plants.
There are a few factors that come into play when planting spring bulbs. You will want to make sure the area you are planting is well-tilled. Compost is great for helping enrich the soil, which can boost the bulb’s growth. The depth of your hole depends on the size of the bulb.
If you enjoy learning about Monarchs, there is no better learning experience than watching their metamorphosis first-hand. Bobbie Tracy, one of Frisella Nursery’s own landscape designers, has made raising and observing Monarchs a hobby and is happy to show you the way.
We love roses so much that we are one of the largest retailers of rose bushes in St. Louis. However, the long-stemmed roses typically purchased for Valentine’s Day are pricey and sometimes very short lived. So, unless you are buying someone a rose bush (we will get to that later), roses won’t be our top choice for Valentine’s Day. In case you are curious about other options, we have gathered a few rose-alternatives to gift your significant other this year.
Have you ever wondered how you can make your backyard more attractive to birds? Here is a quick look at the feeding habits of four popular St. Louis birds to determine what you can do to make your yard more bird-friendly.
People all over the country are seeing more needles on the floor than ever this year, this is because of the drought that has affected Christmas tree farms everywhere. If you have had it with the mess and are ready to say goodbye to your Christmas Tree, here are a few helpful tips that will make the process easy and hopefully less messy.
While winter actually has come according to the calendar, the current drought conditions and higher than usual temps may have you wondering if it will ever look or feel like winter. Well, we can assure you some snow will eventually come (maybe even Sunday) and at some point, it will produce ice. It’s best to get ourselves prepared for the worst while we still have time.
Did you know that St. Louis is experiencing a fairly serious cool-weather drought? Many people assume that plants do not need as much water in the winter months, but for most plants, especially those planted in the past year, it is very important to maintain adequate moisture in the winter months.
It’s not easy coming up with thoughtful, unique gift ideas year-after-year so we’ve rounded up a few perfect things to gift the DIYer or the foodie in your life this holiday season. From cookbooks to shovels and olive oil to rain gauges, we’ve got something unique for everyone on your list.