Time for Winter Prep

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  It’s tempting to think that once that first frost starts to arrive in fall, you are done with gardening for the year. Your bulbs are planted for next spring, you’ve harvested the last of your veggies, there’s nothing to do until it gets warm again, right? Wrong. Although you may have to bundle up […]

7 Ways to Celebrate Fall

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I hope you are enjoying fall as much as we are at Warner’s Nursery. It’s such an amazing time of year, and if you are looking for ways to enjoy it to the fullest, I’ve got seven that I would highly recommend this month. Plant those bulbs. Time is quickly running out for you to […]

Planting Spring Blooming Bulbs

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  In the early spring, you’ll see beautiful displays of tulips, daffodils, irises and crocus dotting the landscapes around town. These bulb-based plants are the promise of the beautiful growing season to come, the first flowers after the chill and gray of winter. But to enjoy this future beauty, you’ve got to plant them now. […]

Fall Tree Planting

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We’re often asked at Warner’s when is the best time to plant a tree. The short answer, of course, is any time the ground is not frozen, because trees are awesome and the more of them we can get the better. But, in looking at this topic a little more closely, we’d have to give […]

Propogating Indoor Plants

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One of the joys of houseplants is that often if you have one, you can easily turn it into two. It’s the magic of propagation. There are three basic ways to propagate your houseplants – by literally dividing them at the root, by cutting off a stem, or by transforming a single leaf from your […]

Embracing the Last Days of Summer

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I can’t believe I’m writing this: school starts next week. On the one hand, it’s a relief after the craziness of last year, when school was mostly conducted outside of the classroom. On the other, I’m always sad around this time because my favorite season is coming to a close. But let’s not be too […]

Rainwater Harvesting

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After two years of minimal summer rain, the monsoon season has returned – with a vengeance, judging by the flooding some areas have experienced in the last 10 days. We often talk in this space about being “water-wise” in our dry climate – things like using drip irrigation systems and selecting drought-resistant plants for your […]

Bring On the Bees (and Butterflies and Birds)

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One of my big summer treats is getting a chance to just hang out in my back yard and see how my garden is helping the birds, bees and butterflies. It gives me a warm feeling – and not just from the sun on my back. Seeing my pollinator-friendly garden being visited by my flying […]

Save a Life this July 2nd

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Please mark your calendars for Friday, July 2 and start the Independence Day holiday weekend right by saving a life. That’s when Warner’s Nursery will be having its annual summer blood drive in the safe and super comfy Vitalant bus in our parking lot. This has been a long-standing tradition with us and we typically […]

The Rewards of Growing Your Veggies

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With the last of the late spring frost warnings behind us (finger’s crossed), now is a great time to talk about the rewards of growing your own tomatoes and veggies as a part of your garden. The most obvious reason to grow your own food is taste. Yes, you can find lots of produce in […]