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  • April Lawn & Garden Tips

    In the Garden Start Your Veggies. Now is the time to start tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, zucchini, eggplant…all the vegetables you love to harvest come summer. When planting be sure to amend the native soil at a 50/50 ratio with Pike Planting Mix to break up the dense clay soil and add [...] Read Full Article
  • May Lawn & Garden Tips

    In the Garden Keep the Color Going. There’s still time to plant annuals for spring and summer enjoyment. Plant hot weather loving annuals such as Zinnias, Marigolds, Celosia and Portulaca now and continue… Tomato Time. Keep tomatoes on a regular watering and fertilizer schedule for a bountiful harvest through summer. Go Crazy with [...] Read Full Article
  • June Lawn & Garden Tips

    In the Garden Plant More Garden Color. Plant Hydrangeas and Crape Myrtles now.  They are blooming, so it is easy to see what color you are planting! Continue planting Gladioli bulbs each week, through mid-June, for a succession of blooms. Fresh Herbs for Cooking. Plants herbs in a sunny spot close to [...] Read Full Article
  • July Lawn & Garden Tips

    In the Garden Water Wisely. Most homeowners overwater their gardens. Get a healthy garden and use less water. Water your garden or lawn between 6-10am to avoid evaporation and water until just before you see runoff. Don’t forget to turn off automatic sprinklers when it rains. Feeding Time. The dog days of summer can [...] Read Full Article
  • August Lawn & Garden Tips

    In the Garden Feed for Energy. Plants need extra nutrients to make it through the long, hot summer days. Stop in and let a Pike expert help you select the best fertilizer for your garden plants.  Dead-Head for Continuous Blooms. Continue to remove faded blooms on annuals such as geraniums, marigolds, petunias [...] Read Full Article
  • September Lawn & Garden Tips

    In the Garden Fall is for Planting. Enjoy fall shrubs with blooms and berries such as Encore Azaleas, Camellias, Witch Hazel, Cotoneaster, Dogwoods, Beautyberry, Holly, Honeysuckle and Pyracantha. Divide or transplant spring-blooming perennials. More Color Please. Bring back the color in your garden by replanting a fall crop of annual flowers - Geraniums [...] Read Full Article
  • October Lawn & Garden Tips

    In the Garden Color for the Garden and Pots. Plant blooming Snapdragons, Violas and Pansies for fall and winter color. Try planting Ornamental Mustard, Kale or Cabbage for exciting foliage color. Fall is the time to plant or transplant shrubs.  Water newly transplanted shrubs thoroughly. Plant Now for Spring Color. Plant Spring flowering [...] Read Full Article
  • November Lawn & Garden Tips

    In the Garden Plant Color that Lasts Fall, Winter & Spring. Plant Lenten Rose (Helleborus orientalis). It’s an evergreen perennial that blooms fall, winter or early spring and comes in an array of colors. Fertilize pansy beds with 100% organic E.B. Stone Fall Flower and Pansy Food. Plant Camellias, the jewels of the [...] Read Full Article
  • December Lawn & Garden Tips

    In the Garden Decorate for Christmas. Put up fresh, fragrant wreath and garland and wrap the house in Christmas lights. There’s Still Time. Plant Daffodil bulbs now for spring blooms, as well as Hyacinths, Crocus and Tulips. Prune Evergreen Plants Now. Use Juniper, Holly, Magnolia and Fir cuttings in wreaths, table arrangement and [...] Read Full Article
  • The Irresistible Garden Gift Guide

    From Pike Nurseries Inspirations Magazine 1. Garden Hat Wear this all weekend—even to parties! Beautifully constructed Sloggers hats have a UPF 50+ rating. You’ll be protected from almost 100% of the harmful UVA and UVB rays. Lots of styles. $26.99 2. Sun Tripper Cap This cap will give you excellent sun protection—it blocks 98% or [...] Read Full Article
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