Poinsettia Care Guide

Poinsettia Care Guide

Nothing says Christmas like poinsettias. They’re associated with Christmas because they bloom at this time of year in its native region. This gorgeous, bold plant is native to Mexico where it was used by the Aztecs for medical and decorative purposes. So you’ve gifted...
How to Build a Showstopping Holiday Mantel

How to Build a Showstopping Holiday Mantel

Nothing is more festive than the perfect holiday mantel. Whether you go traditional or try something new, your mantel will be the showstopper in your home. It’s important to note that each of our associates builds their mantel a little differently. There is more than...
DIY Sock Gnome

DIY Sock Gnome

  Our sock gnomes are designed so you are able to change out the sock hat depending on the holiday. All the supplies are provided for your gnome in our take-home kit. We will walk you through every step. A special thank you to “It’s Always Autumn” blog for the...
DIY Birdseed Ornament

DIY Birdseed Ornament

These birdseed ornaments are perfect to make and gift for the holiday season. They are easy to make and only take a couple of ingredients. Instead of buying each ingredient, Farmer John’s has pre-made kits available! Stop by the store to pick up yours today. Supplies:...
Preparing your Garden Bed for Winter

Preparing your Garden Bed for Winter

The weather is getting colder which means it is time to prepare your garden bed for winter. Proper care of your trees, shrubs, and perennials in fall will help ensure they remain healthy through the winter months. The most important thing to remember is to maintain...
Tips to Winterize your Houseplants

Tips to Winterize your Houseplants

As the weather gets colder, it’s time to bring your houseplants indoors. Fall is a great time to do maintenance on your houseplants so they’ll be ready for spring. Different plants have different needs, make sure to do your research. Here are some tips from our...
Get the Pests Off your Plants!

Get the Pests Off your Plants!

With any plant collection, pests are bound to come and go. Some pests are so small they go unnoticed. Other pests are hard not to notice. As soon as you suspect a potential pest, take action. Here are some tips and tricks to get rid of common houseplant pests. First...
How to make the most out of your pumpkin

How to make the most out of your pumpkin

Fall has finally arrived which means you’ll be seeing a lot of pumpkins around every corner. Pumpkins are great for carving, painting, decorating, baking, eating, stacking, and more! As the season goes on, what do you do with that pumpkin sitting on your porch? Here...
Why Fall is a Fantastic Time to Plant

Why Fall is a Fantastic Time to Plant

Did you know that fall is a great time to plant and transplant? The cool weather and frequent rain are beneficial for plants.  Roots can establish until the ground freezes without having to support top growth.  Plus, all Farmer John’s trees, shrubs, and roses are 40%...