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It’s Okay to Fail

“Thanks for allowing me to fail over and over”, followed by a peck on the cheek. That was my wife’s greeting to me this morning while eating breakfast. An idea she had for a dessert for the garden club didn’t turn out as planned the night before.   Why is it we...

Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt  Write in the names  By office (in front and beside the office) Find a Lover from the South   You can play me in a band   Annual Area Black shade cloth area across the drive from the office Find three annuals with a food in their...

Who doesn’t love fresh, juicy strawberries?

Have you thought about growing your own?   Strawberries are pretty easy to grow, but do require some soil preparation and attention during the growing season.   Start by locating a sunny spot in the yard where your patch will receive at least 8 hrs of...

Is Your Garden Complete?

Ignoring the fact that our gardens are never finished, I was heading in a different direction with this question.   Quite often we base our plant selections on visual appeal. Sometimes we are drawn to a fragrance, and for many of us it stops here. If this...

A Welcoming Focal Point at Your Front door

For various reasons many of us don't get as excited about planting our front annual beds each year.  Problem is this can leave our landscape lacking in color or interest.     Patio trees make a wonderful focal point, and with some imagination can...

5 Tips to Reduce Our Gardening Chores

1. Proper pruning leads to less pruning. Shearing your plants actually promotes an abundance of new growth. Prune judiciously removing entire branches from within the plant, or cutting branches back to where another branch originates. This type of pruning will not...

David Austin passes leaving an incredible legacy

"Every day I marvel at my good fortune to have been able to make a life out of breeding roses. My greatest satisfaction is to see the pleasure my roses give to gardeners and rose lovers worldwide." Even as a child growing up on a farm in England, David Austin had a...

Gardening success starts with this easy test

Why should we have our soil tested? To know if our soil has nutrient deficiencies To know if the ph level is within range. If it’s not then can’t take up nutrients Help diagnose plant or lawn problems, Need a complete picture as possible when determining what is going...

Winter Landscapes Need Not be Boring

When we think about our landscaping or garden our minds seem to follow the seasons starting with the excitement of spring.  Often by the time late fall, and winter rolls around we think, okay, now we just have to wait until spring again, and give our landscape a...

Do’s and Don’ts When Planting a Tree

Do’s Planting a tree Do dig the hole the same depth as the rootball Do dig the hole at least twice as wide as the root ball Do use your native soil when backfilling but you can allow as much as 25% be a soil amendment Do loosen the roots from the sides and bottom (if...

Grateful Deadheaders Club

Join Our Garden Club. We meet the 3rd Tuesday every month at 7 PM.

Woodstock, GA

4256 Earney Road
Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: 770-442-3901
Fax: 770-410-0115

Fall Hours

Monday through Friday 9am – 6pm
Saturday 9am – 5pm
Sunday noon-4pm