8 Signs That Your Tree Is Dying

Trees are more dangerous than sharks in terms of how much damage they do… kinda scary if you look out your window and see how many trees surround your home. But it’s true, more people are victims of trees falling on them than shark attacks. Knowing how to identify if your tree is sick or dying can help you avoid a tree catastrophe on your property. 

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How To: Change Hydrangea Color

Hydrangeas are one of the only types of flowers that have the unique ability to change colors. The color change is a response to the amount of aluminum in the soil that it is planted in. Read more to find out how you can change the color of your hydrangea!

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The Pros, Cons & Alternatives to a Concrete Patio: A Guide for Midwest Homeowners

A patio can increase the possibilities of your outdoor living space by adding valuable, functional space. If you are thinking about adding to your outdoor living space, you might be wondering what type of patio is right for you. You don’t want to overspend but you also may be worried about taking a shortcut with materials that could ultimately cost you more in the long run.  You just want to know that you made the best choice so that you get the most return on your investment and are happy with your decision in the years to come. That’s why we’re looking closely at concrete as a patio choice to help you decide if it’s right for you.

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7 Perennials for Missouri Gardens & Landscapes

We all love a beautiful flower bed but not all of us have the time to spend keeping it nice. If this sounds like an issue you face then you should consider planting perennials in your landscaping. They can handle almost anything that the crazy, inconsistent Missouri weather throws their way. 

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What’s the Difference Between Annuals and Perennials?

Many of our guests turn to our plant specialists for their expert advice and guidance on what to plant in their gardens and one of the most common questions that we get asked in our garden center is, “What is the difference between annuals and perennials?” Today we are here to answer all of your questions about annuals and perennials!

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8 Easy Houseplants to Care For

Houseplants are a great way to bring some light and happiness into your everyday life. Many people are afraid to get houseplants because they are worried they are going to kill them. Here is a list of the easiest houseplants to care for…

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Talking to Plants

The practice of talking to plants sounds like an urban legend or old wives tale, don’t you think? However, some gardeners swear by it while others say it’s a hoax. The real question here is, do plants respond to voices? There are many compelling studies that seem to point to the answer “yes”. Continue reading to find out if you too should talk to your plants or just leave the craziness to us.

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The Best Advice for Those Considering Investing in Property Rentals

Turning a property into a money-making venture can be a daunting proposition. However, if you’re ready to jump into vacation rentals, invest in an apartment, or are contemplating becoming a property manager, there are a few things you should know before you get started. We’ve pulled together some terrific resources to help shape your decisions.

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Gardeners

It’s that time of year again… New Years. That means that it’s time to plan your New Year’s resolutions. Here’s a handful of New Year’s resolutions to get your garden – and you – off to a great growing start…

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