Custom Landscaping’s Top 15 Flowers for Beautiful Hanging Baskets

In no particular order, here are some of our favorite flowers for hanging baskets! For more inspiration, check out our Pinterest boards!  Geraniums The classic! Geraniums love the heat and need full sun (six to eight hours). Don’t forget to pinch off the spent blooms! Calibrachoa Also known as “mini petunias” or “million bells”, these flowers are easy to care […] Continue Reading

10 Plants to Add to Your Garden Right Now

10 Plants to Add to Your Garden Right Now Typically in the fall we are preparing our gardens for winter and a little bit depressed that it is coming so quickly. Instead we should be planting some different perennials, bulbs and trees that will allow us to enjoy our gardens year round. Here are 10 plants that you need to […] Continue Reading

Plant Perennials for Season Long Color

Plant Perennials for Season Long Color Perennials are the backbone of nearly every garden. To be considered a perennial plant, the plants must die back to the ground at the end of each season and regrow from the same roots each year. Perennials are easy to care for, dependable growers, and come in a wide variety of colors, textures, and […] Continue Reading

DIY Butterfly Feeder

How to Make a Plate Butterfly Feeder Besides bringing a magical beauty to any garden, butterflies help promote growth by pollinating flowers. You can attract more butterflies to your yard with this DIY butterfly feeder that also serves as an attractive garden ornament. Mother Nature would definitely approve. Things You’ll Need Acrylic plate 10″-14″ wire plate holder String 1/2″ metal […] Continue Reading

Attracting Butterflies, Hummingbirds and Other Pollinators

 Attracting Butterflies, Hummingbirds and Other Pollinators 5 techniques for backyard gardeners Plant nectar- and pollen-rich flowers The most important step you can take is to plant a pollinator-friendly garden. Choose nectar and pollen-rich plants like wildflowers and old-fashioned varieties of flowers. A succession of blooming annuals, perennials and shrubs is best so nectar and pollen will be available throughout the […] Continue Reading

Deer Resistant Shrubs for Northern Wisconsin

Deer Resistant Shrubs for Northern Wisconsin We know that it is sometimes a struggle growing plants in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, with the abundant shade, sandy soils and of course the deer, trying to grow your favorite plants can be a bit diffucult.  Being in the business for 25 years has given us a lot of insight into what plants […] Continue Reading

11 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes Naturally

While the warmer weather we have had recently has us very excited for summer barbecues, days on the water and nights around a campfire, we can’t forget about the unwelcome intruders that come along with the sunny summer weather. Yes, we are talking about mosquitoes, and everybody knows that they can be a huge nuisance. However, using chemical products to […] Continue Reading

2015 Summer Class Schedule

Summer Class and Event Schedule Check back often because we are always adding more! May 2nd – Spring Fling!  9am-5pm Be the first to see our new look, all of our new products and help us kick off the season in style!  Bring the kids along to create gifts for Mothers day, decorate clay containers and plant with flowers to […] Continue Reading

A beautiful green lawn this summer starts now!

A beautiful green lawn this summer starts now! Now that the sun has forced a hasty retreat for the remaining ice and snow, a little TLC for your lawn will reap rewards later this year and next. Modern turf grass needs three things to thrive in its environment. Sunlight: Living in the Northwoods, surrounded by majestic trees, is one of […] Continue Reading

Impatiens Downy Mildew

The Sky is Falling – Impatiens Downy Mildew You might have heard rumors that there is something out there bent on killing our impatiens.  It’s not the end of the world, it is not an alien attack, it has nothing to do with politics, it is a not the plant version of Avian Flu, it is just a fungus that […] Continue Reading