Winter is an excellent time to start planning, and planting some seeds in preparation for spring! A special guest from Burpee will instruct seminar guests on the best tactics for starting your seedlings with indoor growing supplies you can find right here at Alsip Home & Nursery. You can also attend in Frankfort at 11…

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Winter is an excellent time to start planning, and planting some seeds in preparation for spring! A special guest from Burpee will instruct seminar guests on the best tactics for starting your seedlings with indoor growing supplies you can find right here at Alsip Home & Nursery. You can also attend in St. John, IN…

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01The Basics of Grassless Landscaping02Grassless Yard Ideas: Low-Maintenance Grass Alternatives03Grassless Backyard Design Ideas Grassless gardening is a new landscaping movement that has been picking up speed lately, for a variety of reasons. There’s a seemingly endless list of grass alternatives for your lawn that are creative, functional, eco-friendly, and beautiful. With all the time you…

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Fresh herbs are a valuable commodity in any chef’s kitchen! And they can be expensive if not homegrown. That’s why home herb gardening is growing in popularity, as the demand for fresh ingredients and bold flavors has skyrocketed the past few years! Although we carry a selection of herb plants year-round, our best variety is…

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So What is Grafting Anyway? You may have heard lately about grafted tomato plants and you have begun to wonder what this means and why they might cost a little bit more than “standard” tomato plants. No, it’s not a weird GMO thing that we do to the plants. Basically, grafting is a centuries-old process…

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Winter is an excellent time to start planning, and planting some seeds in preparation for spring! A special guest from Burpee will instruct seminar guests on the best tactics for starting your seedlings with indoor growing supplies you can find right here at Alsip Home & Nursery. You can also attend in Frankfort at 11…

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Winter is an excellent time to start planning, and planting some seeds in preparation for spring! A special guest from Burpee will instruct seminar guests on the best tactics for starting your seedlings with indoor growing supplies you can find right here at Alsip Home & Nursery. You can also attend in St. John at…

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Pruning Perennials Now that it is OFFICIALLY summer, many early spring/early summer flowering perennials will be ready to be cut back. Most of these perennials can be cut back to about 10-12” above the ground and will bloom again after just a few weeks. Now the quickest method is to just hack the whole plant down to size and…

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