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Got a lawn or garden care dilemma? Pike Nurseries can help with instructional how-to videos to show you how to create a great landscape or garden.
  • Prepping your garden in later Winter for big rewards in Spring and Summer

    A Little Effort Now, Big Rewards Later There are little things you can do in your garden now that will pay off soon.  Here are a few tips:  There are many flowering trees and shrubs that have buds that will soon burst into bloom Now is the time to cut several branches from [...] Read Full Article
  • Plant Summer Bulbs in Early Spring

    If you're sick of the winter chill, maybe this will warm you up: it's already time to start planting your summer flowers! February is the time to plant summer bulbs.  Use the reminder that you see Spring Bulbs blooming that is time to plant you Summer bulbs Read Full Article
  • Valentine's Flowers That Last

    Valentine's Day is almost here, but there's something you must know.  If you're planning to give your sweetie flowers, you'll want to make sure they last longer than a few days.  How? Orchids Orchids come in an array of colors from pure white, buttery yellow, purple and even bright blue There are also [...] Read Full Article
  • Seed Starting Tips

    A Seed Starter Kit is the easiest way to get started since most include seed starter mix and a tray that turns into a mini greenhouse. It's important to use a seed starting mix since it is very light - this makes it easy for the seeds to start to [...] Read Full Article
  • Landscape Design Basics

    Designing a landscape is similar to decorating your home: think about things like color, texture and functionality. Landscape Design Basics Designing a landscape is similar to decorating your home Think about things like color, texture and functionality Choose a foundation "piece you love" and build from it In the home, people may do this with [...] Read Full Article
  • How to Attract Birds to Your Backyard

    It doesn't matter how big or how small your yard may be, there are plenty of ways to attract birds. Approximately 350 species of birds live in Georgia and it's easy to attract a variety of birds to your backyard. 3 Essentials to Attract Birds Food Water Shelter Food Seeds like Pike Special Mix Bird Seed Attracts [...] Read Full Article
  • Build Your Own Terrarium

    Have you thought about creating your own terrarium? Why a Terrarium Terrariums are a unique type of container garden that continue to grow in popularity Terrariums are great because they tend to be more enclosed and they create their own little greenhouse where the plants can flourish How to Plant a Terrarium Choose a vase [...] Read Full Article
  • January Gardening Tips

    Even in January you can get out and play in the dirt! Houseplants When the holiday decorations are taken down, fill the void with houseplants. Houseplants come in nearly every size, shape and color Very easy to grow since your house's climate is pretty consistent  Cold Protection Our streak of unseasonably warm [...] Read Full Article
  • Keeping bugs out of your backyard

    Tips on how to keep bugs out of your backyard this summer! The mild winter has led to more bugs than normal this summer. Here are some ways to keep bugs from invading your BBQ's and outdoor parties this summer. Deterring Mosquitoes -- The best way to reduce mosquitoes is to make sure [...] Read Full Article
  • Blueberries - Choosing, Planting and Care Tips

    Here are some great ideas for choosing, planting caring for Blueberries.   Blueberries are a great shrub that provides year-round interest in the garden Spring: Beautiful, little white bell-shaped flowers Summer: Plump, juicy berries Fall: Foliage turns a stunning red-ish purple depending on the variety Winter: Blueberries are a deciduous shrub so you’ll have great red/brown [...] Read Full Article
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