Winter-Ready

Is Your Garden Winter Ready?

We love Winter! Christmas trees, Hellebores, Ponsettia and Holly we love all the Winter plants! But what about your already planted and established Spring garden? It goes into hiding over the Winter months and being Winter-ready is a real investment for a show stopping display in Spring and Summer. Usually, the best time to get Winter ready is in late …

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Things to do in December

Feed the birds in cold weather and try prevent ponds, water features and bird baths from freezing. Continue winter digging, incorporating organic matter into the soil and repair lawns, sheds and fences if weather conditions allow. Prune woody, ornamental plants and fruit trees and bushes Prune ornamental vines and grape vines Shake snow off trees, shrubs and hedges to avoid …

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Santa comes to Johnstown!

Santa took some time out from his busy schedule and made his first visit to us here last weekend and took lots of pictures with our amazing staff! Santa will be here every weekend from now until Christmas between 12-4pm! He will be walking around the shop, greeting all the boys and girls and giving out lollipops and other little …

Scented Plants for All Year Perfume

Scented plants for the Garden – Choose some for every Season A garden is for all the senses and the Sense of Smell is one of the most important. A perfume from a plant can instantly trigger memories from the distant past, maybe from your Grandmother’s Garden or a dear friends garden or a wonderful holiday. Perfume can lift the …

Spring Lawn Care

After the very wet Winter we have had, some lawns are in very poor shape right now. Moss is everywhere as it thrives in cold damp conditions, grass growth has been poor and weeds have flourished .No one product will eliminate moss permanently from an Irish Garden due to our climate, but a combination of things can help to keep it under …