four seasons plant program

The Gift That Keeps Giving Each Month: Our 4 Seasons Plant Program

Running around town looking for holiday gifts? With not much time left to shop, and the COVID-19 pandemic still prevalent, finding alternatives to the usual gift can be tricky. The turning of the seasons means a lot of change, both with the weather and chapters of your life. It can be difficult, especially now, to …

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Problems with Houseplants? 5 tips to bring them back to health

Winter is finally here, and with it comes moving a lot of plants indoors. At Stockslagers, we have a wide variety of indoor plants to make your home healthier and happier. Whether you’re a first time plant owner or a seasoned pro, learning to care for your plants correctly is the number one step to …

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Benefits of Shoveling Snow into Your Garden

When the frost “nibbles at your nose” and the snow falls, it’s tempting to stay inside and leave your garden until spring. But after reading this article, you might be inspired to shovel even more snow into your garden… because of the many benefits that snow gives plants. Here’s a list of benefits that snow …

How to Overwinter Perennials in Pots Outdoors

Proven Techniques to Overwintering Your Potted Perennials

Perennials are the most economical way to keep your garden stocked year-after-year. Some of your favorite perennials will likely already be in the ground, but today we are going to review some handy techniques to keep your perennials alive in pots during the colder months so that you have beautiful, early-blooming plants next spring. Whether …


3 Easy Steps To Planting Bulbs for Beautiful Spring Blooms

It seems as if every April and may we get many phone calls from excited new gardeners wanting to add vibrant colors to their landscape. “Do you have tulips? Can I come in and get daffodils?”  Folks, we’re gonna let you in on a big secret. Plant your fall bulbs for spring color now so …


Essential Care for Indoor and Outdoor Mums – Potting, Planting, Watering, and Overwintering

Mums are the show-stoppers of fall – the quintessential autumn blooms that give your garden or doorstep bursts of vibrant reds, oranges and yellows. Mums are right up there with pumpkins for fall decor, and we want to give you some care tips over our next few blog posts to keep your chrysanthemums flourishing for …


Do Your Trees Have a Bagworm Problem? Here’s how to Treat It! 🌲

If you begin to notice damage to your trees, then take a closer look. Upon closer inspection you may discover that what you thought were pinecones are actually the cocoon-like sacks of the bagworm. Bagworms can damage and kill your trees, so it’s important to know the bagworm’s life cycle so that you can prevent …


Planting Garlic and Shallots in the Fall

It’s already time to start thinking about fall planting! Two of our favorite – and easiest – fall vegetables to plant in the garden are garlic and shallots. A part of the onion family, both garlic and it’s gourmet counterpart, the shallot, are a flavorful addition to most every recipe. And that fragrance wafting from …


How to Have Flowers Blooming All Year ‘Round

Just because it’s winter or fall doesn’t mean you can’t walk outside and see color in your garden! All it takes is a little planning, and you’ll be able to enjoy your vibrant landscape all year ‘round. There are plenty of options to choose from – from perennials to annuals – for every growing season, …