How to Plant a Pollinator Garden (And Support Your Local Bees!)

Helping the bees is more important now than ever. There have been widespread declines in the population of North American bees, and it’s all due to problems with pesticides, disease, change in climate, and loss of habitat. Creating a pollinator garden can be a great way to help the bees. But, what’s a pollinator garden, …

5 Teas to Grow in Your Ohio Garden to Benefit Your Health

You’ve heard of an herb garden, but have you considered planting a TEA garden? Growing herbal teas isn’t just great for enjoying them in a hot brewed beverage, but can also boost your immune system and your mood! Many people find that they are much prouder of themselves for growing herbs themselves. In this article, …

The 5 Most Common Problems When Starting Seeds Indoors

We’ve seen it time and again: someone gets all excited to start their seeds indoors, but each year, their baby plants fail, for one reason or another.  In this article, we’ve identified the 5 most common problems people have when they start seeds indoors… and how you can avoid these mistakes. Not Keeping Seeds Warm …

beginner's guide to bonsai trees

The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Bonsai Trees

Have you been wanting to follow the trend of growing your own Bonsai tree? Though they may seem intimidating, following some simple tips will help your tree to flourish.  But it’s not just about the looks––Bonsai trees have a rich history reaching back thousands of years.  The History of Bonsai Trees Bonsai trees were discovered …

5 steps to your permaculture garden

5 Steps to Growing the Permaculture Garden of Your Dreams

Growing your own vegetables, fruits, and herbs is often thought of as a spring and summer activity.  With permaculture, though, this year round activity is both sustainable and enjoyable! Permaculture is the word for “permanent agriculture”. Using this method is using the natural resources around you, like the sun and rain, to cultivate your growing …

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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 …