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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Winter Wake Up

Get solutions to all your garden problems by tackling issues head-on during the early spring. Read our guide for having your best gardening season yet.

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What are Cool Season Crops?

These crops are cooler than you think!             What is a cool season crop? Cool season varieties (often called “cole crops”) are best harvested in cooler temperatures of spring or fall (or winter for our mild climates gardeners). The temperature is important because heat can encourage bolting (prematurely flower), which…

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Clematis

Find clematis vines at Alsip Home & Nursery

Clematis are a light weight plant and can grown on most anything that you can give them a chance to grow on such as trellises, fences, up walls, and even through trees and some shrubs. Clematis prefer cool soil temperatures so planting them near a shrub or tree with a not so aggressive root structure…

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Help the Monarchs Migration

Migratory Monarchs Monarch Butterflies take part in a natural phenomenon each year in which they travel from Canada to Mexico and back.  The number of migrating monarchs has dwindled in recent years due to a widespread drop in numbers of a plant known as milkweed, that the larvae of the monarch butterfly relies on for the…

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