Mastering The Midwest: Plant Care In Weather Extremes

The Midwest region of the United States is known for its diverse and often unpredictable weather patterns. From scorching summers to freezing winters, navigating the extremes can be challenging for gardeners and landscapers alike. However, with the right strategies and preparations, it’s possible to create a thriving garden and landscape that can withstand the elements.…

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Blooming Love: Valentine’s Day Plant Gift Guide

With Valentine’s Day just a heartbeat away, it’s time to think about how we’ll spoil our sweethearts this year! While a bouquet of flowers makes a thoughtful, traditional gift, why not treat your special someone to a live plant that can flourish all year? These popular Valentine’s Day plants are so perfect for the occasion, your significant other will fall in love at first sight.

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Christmas Tree Trends

Each and every year our Alsip Elves aim to amaze with our annual display of themed Christmas Trees. While many are new takes on old traditions, we excitedly discover how to make each year seem fresh and awe-inspiring. Take a look at our latest and greatest Christmas Tree Themes for this year. Naturel Noel Birch,…

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The Meaning of Easter Lilies and Other Seasonal Plants

01The Importance of Easter Lilies Nothing beats the feeling of excited anticipation as we wait for fresh spring flowers to emerge. Beautiful blossoms in every color of the rainbow bring forth an air of positivity and rejuvenation, instantly adding a spring to your step. It seems this season is appropriately named! Gifting flowers to family…

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Spring Pop: Caring for Spring-Flowering Bulbs

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If you’re looking forward to a spring full of pops of color, then it might be time to brush up on your spring bulb care! Taking good care of your spring-blooming bulbs will reward you with beautiful blooms for Easter and beyond.

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How Do You Garden in the Shade?

Alsip Nursery - How to garden in the shade - Astilbe and hosta plants

If you’re gardening in the shade, there’s no shortage of options for creating a beautiful space full of colorful blooms and vibrant foliage! Here’s how to start.

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