Your Front Porch is a Canvas: Encore Azalea

Your Front Porch is a Canvas: Encore Azalea

Combine the pink blooms of Autumn Carnation with turquoise accessories for a stunning front porch look!        1. Autumn Carnation         2. Turquoise Pot           3. Welcome Mat                                       similar one at HomeDepot.com        available at...
Create a Mailbox Garden

Create a Mailbox Garden

  Want to incorporate reblooming shrubs to dress up your mailbox?  Look no further than Encore Azalea and these great companion plants.  All have similar sun and soil requirements and pair beautifully with Encores! 1. Autumn Fire                                      ...
Bring the Beauty Indoors | Snip and Clip Garden

Bring the Beauty Indoors | Snip and Clip Garden

  Bring the beauty indoors with a Snip & Clip Garden, featuring Encore Azalea and these perfect pairs: 1. Encore Azalea Autumn Angel 2. Pringles Dwarf Podocarpus Yew 3. Saucy Wine Salvia 4. Big Daddy Hydrangea 5. Alabama Beauty Camellias 7. Obsession Nandina  ...
Encore® Azalea 101: A Crash Course on Flower Families

Encore® Azalea 101: A Crash Course on Flower Families

Encore® Azalea 101: A Crash Course on Flower Families A Family Affair It all began more than 15 years ago, when Robert “Buddy” Lee, a nationally-known plant breeder, began crossing traditional spring-blooming azaleas with the summer-blooming azalea, Rhododendron...
Azalea Care Tips

Azalea Care Tips

Azalea Care Tips Before planting your Azaleas make sure the soil PH is in the slightly acidic range of 6.5 to 5.5. Alkaline soils can be detrimental to the health and blooming of your Azalea. If your soil is Alkaline take step to increase the acidity of your soil such...
Gardenia Care Tips

Gardenia Care Tips

Gardenia Care Tips Basics Before planting your gardenias make sure the soil PH is in the range of 6.5-5. Too high of a PH will prevent your gardenia from absorbing essential nutrients. Plant your gardenia only as deep as the root ball is tall, but dig the hole 2-3...
Your Plants have arrived. Now What?

Your Plants have arrived. Now What?

Your Plants have arrived. Now What? – Once your plants have arrived from plantsbymail.com you want to remove them from the packaging as soon as possible. Removal from the bottom of the box is recommended, so that the braches of your plants will slide out...
Properly establishing your new potted plant with Plantsbymail.com

Properly establishing your new potted plant with Plantsbymail.com

Properly establishing your new potted plant from plantsbymail.com is crucial to its health and growth. This part of the process is extremely important, but is often overlooked, done hastily, and incorrectly. Here are some suggested steps that will help optimize the...

Removing Dead Shrubs

Removing Dead Shrubs – Hopefully the Polar Vortex has come and gone, and you can finally get out of your house again without wrapping up like an Eskimo. Now as things are thawing out you are beginning to realize those shrubs in your yard do not seem to be coming...

Its spring time and Murder is in the Air!!! Crepe Murder!!!

Its spring time and Murder is in the Air!!! All around your town as spring approaches you see beautiful large crepe myrtles that are just about to wake up and start blooming being mutilated into knobby disfigured victims. This is no way to treat your slumbering...