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%...
8 Essentials for Fall

8 Essentials for Fall

Calling all fall lovers!! Fall into the season with these items perfect for your favorite season. Farmer John’s has you covered. From spooky decor to cozy sweaters, here are 8 essentials for fall 2021.  Stackable Pumpkins If you’ve been to Farmer John’s recently...
Building a Terrarium

Building a Terrarium

Tips for Making a Terrarium Terrariums are great because you have full control over the design. You can mix and match different mosses and plants to make it your perfect fit. It’s like your own personal garden in a globe! There are many different methods to make a...
5 Plants to Improve Your Mental Health

5 Plants to Improve Your Mental Health

Ever noticed the serotonin that runs through your body when you walk into an indoor jungle? Or you’ve noticed that one coworker who always has a plant on their desk? There’s a scientific reason for that. Plants reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress. Today...
Prepping your houseplants before your vacation

Prepping your houseplants before your vacation

As the world gets back to traveling you may be ready to head out of town for a bit. But what about your plant babies you worked so hard to grow? Leaving on vacation doesn’t have to mean phoning a friend to take care of your indoor jungle. Today we are learning about...
Deterring Wildlife from your Garden

Deterring Wildlife from your Garden

Imagine you curated your garden and wake up and find a deer nibbling at your flowers! Have you been there? Wildlife can be cute in nature but destructive to your plants. Today we will look at some natural ways to deter wildlife from your garden.  First identify...