Create and Design your own Outdoor Christmas Decor: Tree Topper Containers

The elves at Blossom Town are busy making tree topper containers!! Thinking about making your own? Here are a few tips to help you create and design your own outdoor winter tree topper pot! 1.  Carefully pick your container; any type will work – from plastic to ceramic. You may choose to keep it simple,Read More

Heat Wave? Here’s Tips For Your Garden, Flowers and Containers

It’s been a bit warm around here with temperatures and heat index in the 100+ range.  Wondering how to care for your garden plants, flowers and containers? Tip of the day:  Only water if soil is dry. Wilting leaves are most likely heat related and they will come out of it.  Over watering would beRead More

How To Care for your Flowers

A little extra care can make a big difference! Keep the vase filled with water containing floral food provided by Blossom Town. Be sure to follow the directions on the package. If the solution becomes cloudy, replace it entirely. If possible, re-cut the stems by removing 1/2 inch to one inch. Remove leaves that willRead More

The Key to a Great Garden Starts in the Fall

The leaves are turning, the air is crisp and fresh…autumn is here. Take advantage of the beautiful scenery and perfect weather this fall and do some essential garden maintenance…it could be the key to a luscious garden next year. Plus you will have much less work to do when spring arrives, giving you more timeRead More

Care for your Summer Containers: Watering

Summer containers are are a fun and decorative way to display your flowers and plants.  Care for your containers is essential, here’s a great tip from Brad in the green house! To check for watering, stick your index finger into the soil to your knuckle. If you feel any dampness, hold off on watering. If itRead More

9 Creative Ways to Turn Garden Pumpkins into Masterpieces

When Fall comes around kids and adults alike are mesmerized by the beautiful orange pumpkins that seem to pop up everywhere…in our gardens, on our neighbor’s doorstep and at our favorite local shops. Pumpkins are great just the way they are, but are fun to decorate too! Here is a collection of unique decorating ideasRead More

Care for your Easter Lilies

It’s almost Easter and we want to help you care for your beautiful Easter Lilies to keep them blooming this Spring!  Here are a few tips: LIGHT These plants do best in bright, indirect light WATER Easter lilies do best in moderately moist soil. Water them thoroughly when the soil surface is dry to theRead More

Warning Regarding Cats and Lilies.

We love our pets and we know you do too!  Because of that we want you to know the dangers of lilies to your cat. According to the National Animal Poison Control Center, certain types of lilies can cause renal failure in cats that have ingested any part of the lily. We strongly suggest keepingRead More

Tips for Fertilizing Your Garden and Containers

Now that the weather has become “normal” it’s time to think about fertilizing your garden and containers! For most annuals, veggies and perennials a good all-purpose fertilizer (20-10-20) works well.  We’ve gotten great results from a fish & seaweed emulsion you mix with water.   It does smell a little but that goes away quickly.  TheRead More

Care for your Christmas Cactus

The Christmas Cactus is a beautiful blooming plant we love to have in our homes during the Christmas months. These plants have tubular papery blooms with reflexed petals that occur at the ends of flat segmented (chainlike) succulent stems. When mature, the stems form arching branches. Christmas cacti have smooth stem edges.  Here are aRead More

How To Care For Your Fresh Christmas Tree

Did you know…When a Christmas tree is cut, over half of its weight is water. With proper care, you can maintain the quality of your fresh cut tree. Here are a few tips on how to keep your Christmas tree fresh for the Holidays. Before you place your tree in a stand, cut the baseRead More

Tip For Making A Tree Top Container

Tree top containers are a popular gift this year.  They can be personalized with fun decor (you can even bring in your own decor).  Depending on size of container, they range from just $20 to $100, and can be enjoyed through February. A tip when making your own tree top container, water them in whenRead More

What is floral food and why use it?

Floral food is a combination of additives that help to nourish the flowers and discourage bacteria from growing in the water. It is one of the best—and easiest—ways to extend the life of your flowers. It is very important to follow the directions on the package correctly. Improperly mixed floral food can do more harmRead More