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Watering and Soil

Freeze Warning

The first severe freeze for central Arkansas is scheduled for overnight on Monday, November 11, 2019 with more opportunities on the 12th and 13th.  This is different than the frosts and mild freezes we have already experienced. The Farmer’s Almanac gives this distinction: A light freeze (between 32 and 29 degrees F) can kill tender… Read more »

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Winter is Coming!

  Winter can be hard on plants; especially ones planted recently. This is because they have not yet had time for good root establishment before cold weather stress arrives. Proper watering during cold temperatures is key; plants do not respond well to freezing temperatures without proper hydration. When to Water If our forecast includes extended… Read more »

Fall Combination Planters

Learn how to get color all season long with these fall combo pot tips

Why are my leaves already falling?

Learn why leaves are prematurely turning brown or showing fall color early, and find out if you should be worried or take this in stride.

Feeding Houseplants

Feeding Your Houseplants

Learn which fertilizers are best for houseplants and choose between options that might work best for you. Application rates and timing are also discussed.

Handy Watering Tools for Houseplants

Learn about some handy watering tools to have when raising houseplants plus general watering tips for growing happy indoor plants

Easy Houseplant Watering

Learn about a very easy way to water houseplants using a simple terra cotta water applicator and bottle. Great for classrooms, dorms and offices.