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Late Summer Bloomers

Sedum is a late summer and fall blooming perennial commonly referred to as Stonecrop. These plants have fleshy succulent leaves and many varieties are topped with red, pink, gold or white flowers. Low-growing types are great for rock gardens or walls, and taller varieties look smashing in perennial borders. These plants are low maintenance, tolerate […]






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What’s buggin’ you?

If you haven’t seen them yet, you will soon. Japanese Beetles rear their ugly heads in early July and cause havoc in our gardens, landscapes and lawns. First they pop out of the ground and start eating the leaves of your favorite plants. While they are doing that, they are emitting pheromones that call other […]






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4 Step Lawn Programs

Now is a great time to be thinking about taking care of your lawn. Now we have made it even simpler with a 4 step program! Step 1: Apply in Early Spring (February- April) before the soil temperature reaches 57°.  First rake away any debris. Then apply step 1 which must be watered in to […]






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Healthy Soil= Healthy Plants= Healthy You!

Dairy Doo is great! The Detroit Free Press named Morgan Composting, Inc. the 2013 Green Leader! For ingenuity, sustainability, and pushing forward recycling in America. Dairy Doo is made right here in Michigan! Soils are the storehouses for plant nutrients. Another way to think about it is soil like the stomach of a plant. Some […]






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Live Trends: Chic, Modern, and Easy to take care of

New at Flowerland is the Live Trends™ Collection. Live Trends™ creatively combines ceramic pottery, live plants and specialty gifting items. These pieces are both plant and decor…both functional and fanciful. They are small enough to function as an art piece in a small space, like an office or small room while adding the many benefits […]

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Feeding the Birds

At this time of year, many of us “get serious” about keeping our bird feeders full of bird seed and suet cakes. Nothing beats looking out the window in the morning and watching a colorful bird brighten up a snowy landscape. Be sure your bird feeder is clean before adding new feed, especially if it […]






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Holidazzling Poinsettias

            Poinsettias are the ultimate Christmas flower and a great way to add some color to your holiday decorating! No Flower shouts Christmas like the Poinsettia. A poinsettia is a tropical flower native to Mexico that is beautiful for indoor arrangements. Keep poinsettias way from pets that like to nibble, […]






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Porch pots and pines

Porch pots are the best way to decorate outdoors and indoors during the winter. It’s lovely to come home to the smell of fresh pine. This is a super fun DIY project using the boughs from different types of evergreens. We have boughs here in the store too. Add a little flair by adding silk […]






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Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots Mission: The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November, and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted. Goal: The primary goal of Toys […]






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Fall is for planting

There are several reasons for planting in the fall: In the fall, we have cooler temperatures. However, the soil remains warm and encourages root growth. With mild weather, roots may continue to grow through the entire winter. In spring, established roots begin new growth and develop faster than plants planted in spring. Plant roots have […]






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“Hot Plants” never go out of style

Summer is upon us. With beautiful, hot, sunny days ahead of us, now is a great time to think about investing in some “hot plants!” We’re talking plants that l-o-v-e the extra warm days that come with July and August. August is a great time to rejuvenate our flowering landscape Annuals. Pruning back stretched tired […]






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Planting ideas in your head

If you are looking to add some great plants to your garden landscape this year, we have some great suggestions!   These roses are so easy to care for and bloom continuously . Home Run roses by Proven Winners are heat tolerant, disease resistant, and hardy in cold weather. They like full sun and moist, […]






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