Gardener's Blog

Plant Brassicas now

Late summer is the ideal time to plant Brassicas (Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, kohlrabi, cauliflower and kale). Start them early enough, and they’ll grow late into… Read More

Tips for Keeping Carved Pumpkins Fresh

Tips for Keeping Carved Pumpkins Fresh by Botanical Interests Carved pumpkins look their best one to two days after carving, and rarely look good after seven days. It’s… Read More

Fall and Halloween

It's Friday! Stop in to Sloat Garden Center this weekend; we have everything you need to set the stage for Fall and Halloween… Read More

Create your own Scarecrow

Create your own scarecrow -- we have do it yourself kits to whip up fun fall garden, front door and lawn decorations. Check out the scarecrows… Read More

Ornamental Cabbage & Kale

These colorful cousins of conventional cabbage are outstanding in the fall and winter garden. The leaves are tinged white, red, purple, mauve, and rose. Color is… Read More

Harvest Pumpkin Decoration

Look in your own backyard for materials to make this inexpensive fall display using pumpkins and dried plants. Gather materials such as: Dried grasses, seed heads from… Read More

Bulbs have a long rich history

Having been cultivated for thousands of years, bulbs have a long, rich history. Art, literature, philosophy, and botany from ancient Crete, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and biblical… Read More

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