Autumn Color with Annual Planters

Autumn Color with Annual Planters

Autumn Color with Annual Planters [column col=”1/4″]Autumn is coming and we are gearing up for the show! When I start seeing chrysanthemums and asters blooming and for sale at local stores, I begin to think about switching my customers’ annual pots from summer to autumn. There is no doubt autumn is many peoples’ favorite season, with […]

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Aronia Berry Recipes-The Miracle Fruit

Aronia Berry Recipes-The Miracle Fruit

What do I do with Aronia Berries? (Find Grimm’s Garden’s recipe for freezing peaches!) These berries have a plethora of uses. Consider eating them fresh or frozen.  They make a great summer snack frozen.  Pies, breads, and other baked goods, salad toppings, jams and jellies, salsa, and icecream are all great uses of this berry. […]

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Garden Diversity-Cottage Gardens

Garden Diversity-Cottage Gardens

Garden Diversity-Cottage Gardens “I want more color.” Most of my customers want more color, and they want it to bloom all the time. The problem with many of our landscapes now is the “cookie cutter” design. I can pick out most designers’ landscapes just by the plant selection. Shrub roses, hostas, cool season grasses, daylilies, […]

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Easy How-To: Freeze Peaches for Pie Filling or Smoothies

Easy How-To: Freeze Peaches for Pie Filling or Smoothies

Easy How-To: Freeze Peaches for Pie Filling or Smoothies Follow these easy steps to make your fresh peaches last all winter long.  When you bring Peach Pie to that winter potluck, everyone will wonder where you found the fresh peaches! Frozen Peach Pie Filling 4 cups sliced fresh peaches 4 tablespoons minute tapioca 3/4 cup sugar […]

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How to Cut Garden Flowers For Floral Arrangements: Country Floral Design

I absolutely love cut flowers.  I look forward to bringing in a new bouquet into my house every chance I get.  If you want to bring some of your landscape flowers indoors but don’t know how to, you are in the right place. (Click to our second edition of Floral Design) Materials: 1 Quart Mason […]

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Genista Broom Moth Caterpillar on Blue False Indigo

Friend or Foe? Today we identified a caterpillar on our Baptisia or Blue False Indigo plants. This cute critter is known as a Genista Broom Month.  It gets its name from the Broom Plant, Genista, in which it feeds.  It is native to the United States and is prominent in the Southern U.S. In some […]

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Hardscapes Help Homeowners Live Smart

We recieve a lot of trade magazines and emails here at the office that give great insight into industry trends.  This week’s email from the Landscape Insider from Ball Publishing has some great suggestions on improving your living space with hardscapes.  Hardscapes increase beauty, functionality, and value of any property.  At Grimm’s Gardens we have  a trained […]

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