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Bows and Fresh Wreaths

Hi there!  It’s a bit nippy this morning…48 degrees at my house.  I’m not a cold weather person, but I guess it does sorta get more people in the holiday mood.  I’m one of those people who enjoy wearing shorts and flip-flops on Christmas day. That’s why I live in Central Florida.  lol

Well, handmade bows and fresh wreaths have arrived at the Garden Shop.  The wreaths are large and smell wonderful.  They’re $24.99 each.  The bows are beautiful and would be perfect either on your wreath or on Christmas presents or for many other Christmas decorating uses.  The bows are $4.99 each.

Don’t forget that our Orchid Seminar is Saturday, December 15, from 1:00 – 3:00.  It’s free.  Bring something to sit on.

Happy digging in the dirt!

Jeanni and Gibbs

 

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Poinsettias Are In The House!

Beautiful red, pink, and white Poinsettias are here.

Red Poinsettia with Sweet Alyssum

The 6″ Poinsettias are $4.99 and the 4-1/2″ Poinsettias are $2.99.  Go ahead…shop around.  You’ll see that those prices are awesome.

Pink Poinsettias

Come get a few for your mantle, or porch, or living room.  They also make nice hostess gifts.

White and Red Poinsettias

Happy digging in the dirt!

Jeanni and Gibbs

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Digging in the Dirt Holiday Sale

Good morning!  Hope your Thanksgiving Day was as wonderful as mine was.

As everyone knows, it’s the day after Turkey Day…so it must be Sale Day.  I’m not a fan of the term “Black Friday” so I’m having a “Digging in the Dirt Holiday Sale.”  Everything in the nursery and in the Garden Shop is 20% off the regular prices unless marked differently.

The only exception to the Sale are the Poinsettias.  Prices for them are $4.99 for 6″ Poinsettias and $2.99 for 4-1/2″ Poinsettias.  I have red, white, and pink in stock.

Some of the items marked differently are:

  • Mums are 40% off of $5.50 and $2.99
  • Select Annuals are 75% off.  Regular price of .99¢/each is now .25¢/each
  • Select Hanging Baskets are 40% off of $11.99 and $19.99
  • All 1-gallon Lantana is 40% off of $3.99

It’s a beautiful day, so come get some color for your garden.

Happy digging in the dirt!

Jeanni and Gibbs

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Orchid Seminar

Don’t you just hate it when you buy a beautiful orchid in full bloom, get it home, then can’t get it to bloom ever again no matter what you do?  Yeah, that’s just no fun.  Well, December’s seminar is just for you:  the topic is how to grow orchids.  Mr. John Hicks of the Volusia County Orchid Society is our guest speaker.  He will help us learn that orchid growing is actually easy and that everyone can do it.

  • Saturday, December 15
  • 1:00 – 3:00
  • Free
  • Bring something to sit on
  • Light refreshments will be served
Orchid

Looking forward to seeing you here.

Happy digging in the dirt!

Jeanni and Gibbs

(Title photo courtesy of http://orchidsinbloom-ron.blogspot.com/)

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Fall Color

Why is it when we think of Fall color we think of pansies, and snapdragons, and mums, and all those other cool season annuals?  The other day a customer asked me for suggestions for plants that are flowering this time of the year, and those plants were the first ones that popped out of my mouth.  But when Gibbs and I did our nursery walkabout this morning I really took a look around to see what’s blooming.  And I was pretty surprised.  Now I’m not talking about plants just delivered from my suppliers…I’m talking about plants I’ve had here for awhile.  I think we get somewhat used to certain plants being reliable bloomers that we forget how good they are at blooming.    Well, guess what?  I found 34 plants that were still blooming their little hearts out and looking gorgeous. Here are glamour shots of those 34 plants that I’ll make sure to add to my “Fall color” list.

In my personal garden these guys are still blooming:  Night Blooming Jasmine, Tropical Hibiscus, Dipladena, Homestead Purple Verbena, Bleeding Heart Vine, Sweet Almond Bush, and Banana Shrub.

What do you have blooming in your garden that we can include in this list?

Happy digging in the dirt!

Jeanni and Gibbs

 

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Today’s Rose Seminar

It’s an absolutely gorgeous day for our Rose Seminar:  77 degrees and clear skies.  Man, can’t get much better than that.  We’ll be sitting under the oaks gleaning loads of rose growing information from Mark Nelson of Nelson’s Florida Roses.  Don’t forget to bring something to sit on.  The Seminar is from 1:00 – 3:00, is free, and is open to anyone and everyone.  Can’t wait to see you here!

St. Patrick

Happy digging in the dirt!

Jeanni and Gibbs

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Roses and Annuals and Perennials

Here’s your reminder that R&G’s Rose Seminar is Saturday, November 10, 1:00 – 3:00.  Our guest speaker is Mark Nelson from Nelson’s Florida Roses, and the Seminar is free.  Come hang out with us under the oaks and learn about caring for your roses.  Light refreshments will be served.  Bring something to sit on.  All roses will be discounted 10% that day only.  Here are pics of some of the varieties available.

Looking for cool season annuals?  Or need to do some container planting?  Or  just need something cool and different to go in your garden beds?  Well, take a look at just some of the awesome plants R&G offers.

Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow.

Happy digging in the dirt!

Jeanni and Gibbs

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Mum Sale!

All mums are 20% off today (Sunday).

Mums

Colors available are white, yellow, reddish-orange, and yellow-orange.

Mums

Deadhead the spent blooms and you should get another wave of blooms.

Did you know that mums are perennials? Yep, you can plant them in your yard and they’ll come back in the spring.

Mums

Happy digging in the dirt!

Jeanni and Gibbs