Getting Dirty: How to Use Different Types of Soil

Healthy soil is important to a successful and thriving garden. The soil we plant our seeds and plants in can determine how strong our flowers and vegetables will grow.

When working in the garden, there are five different types of soil you can work with, and erosion...

Spring Time: How To Get Your Garden Ready

It is almost spring! Are you excited? I’m sure you’re getting antsy to get out in your garden and get your hands dirty.  

While you wait for spring, there’s a little bit of work that can be done now, which will make it easier and more enjoyable when...

What Do You Need To Know About Orchids?

Orchids are an incredibly beautiful gift to give to someone you love and care about. They are visually stunning and a striking addition to any home. In fact, they are commonly given as housewarming gifts.  

As The Joy of Plants states, “The iconic orchid...

Plants and Love: Unique Valentine's Day Gifts

Can you believe Valentine’s Day is next Wednesday? Weren’t we just celebrating New Year’s Eve?  

The classic Valentine’s Day gifts are usually a giant teddy bear, some chocolates and a bouquet of roses. While we’ll never turn down a dozen roses, did you know that there...

Shop Local: 5 Reasons Why It's Important

There are many big box stores that you can stop at to buy a gallon of milk, get a pair of jeans and even pick up a potted plant. While getting everything at once may sound appealing, we encourage you to consider buying local.   SummerWinds Nursery...