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Category: Plant Care Guides

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How to Water Newly-Planted Landscape Plants

Your trees, shrubs or flowers have been carefully planted at the proper depth, location and placement for optimal growth and aesthetics. The plants’ roots will take a few weeks to expand out into the parent soil from the root ball. The following guidelines will help you and your plants

Guide to Planting Perennials, Ornamental Grasses, and Shrubs

Perennials are plants that come back every year (herbs, flowers, hardy succulents, ground covers, etc.).  Ornamental perennial grasses that come in a wide range of sizes, both vertically and horizontally (Pampas Grass, Maiden Grass, Blue Stem, etc.). Here’s how to get them started right, after bringing them home from

Tree Planting & Staking Guide

There are many sizes of trees/shrubs and root balls. There are also different types of containers: plastic pots, ball n burlap, and metal cages. No matter the size or container the same planting guidelines apply.  1. Mark Utilities. Be sure to call 1-800-DIG-RITE to properly mark utilities BEFORE digging. 2. Dig the hole.

Terrarium Care Guide

We deliver and sell beautifully designed terrariums at our plant store in Marshfield, MO. Here’s how to care for them.

Carnivorous Plant Care

Carnivorous plants like the Venus Fly Trap and Pitcher Plant are becoming popular for adults and kids alike! Learn how to help them thrive.

Succulent Plant Care

Succulents take a completely different water, soil, and light regimen than tropical house plants. Find out how to care for yours.

Watering Tips

  • Our watering advice is based on plants living in a 72 degree house. Porch life or humidity could have an impact on its watering needs.
  • Always use tepid water for watering your houseplants.
  • Broadleaf plants need less water in fall and winter, but you should never allow the soil to completely dry out.