Difference Between Perennials and Annuals

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  • 19 May 2017
If you are looking for a colorful addition to your gardening beds or flower pots this season, you should consider perennials or annuals. When selecting flowers, most do not consider the difference in the two, however, to obtain the desired look and ease of work, it is important to know the difference between them. The

May Garden Tips

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  • 05 May 2017
When the heat and humidity increases, get out in the yard in the morning or late afternoon. Make sure you have a good mulch base to help with weed prevention. If heavy rain washes out an area, rake it back into place before weeds can take root. And also remember that weeding is easiest after

March / April Gardening Tips

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  • 02 March 2017
Spring is on it’s way! Make the best use of your garden bed in March using these tips. Fertilize: Now is the time to begin fertilizing shrubs and shade trees as they break out of dormancy. This will give an extra boost to the plant material that has been “sleeping” all winter. Construct: If you

February Garden Tips

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  • 09 February 2017
Wondering how to make the best use of your garden bed in February? Check out these insights! Mulch or Pine Straw: Mulch or install pine straw your beds, if you haven’t already done so. Doing this will protect the roots of shrubs, trees, and perennials from the winter temperatures that we may or may not

What is a Fairy Garden?

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  • 08 August 2016
A fairy garden is a miniature garden that is said to be attractive to fairies. The plants used in the garden all stay small and resemble larger plants such as shrubs, perennial flowers, and houseplants. Some compare fairy gardens to a dollhouse (but using nature, of course). The presence of fairy gardens in Fayetteville, NC

Holiday Plant Care

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  • 15 December 2014
At Green Side Up Gift and Garden Center in Fayetteville NC we sell Christmas trees, poinsettias and other holiday plants. How to Care for Christmas Trees in Fayetteville NC – Make a fresh cut, about an inch at the base of the trunk to help it take up water – Place in stand that can

Fall Friendly Flowers

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  • 26 September 2014
We have a variety of fall friendly flowers at our garden center in Fayetteville NC! You may think fall marks the start of chilly weather and the end of your beautiful garden, but that’s not the case! There are plenty of fall friendly flowers out there to enjoy! Some fall friendly flowers include mums, aster,

Garden Center in Fayetteville NC: Herb Garden

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  • 11 August 2014
You can find everything you need to start an herb garden at our garden center in Fayetteville NC. Herbs are easy to grow and can be enjoyed in a variety of dishes. Some popular herbs you can grow include basil, parsley, cilantro, dill, mint, rosemary, lavender and oregano. Most herbs are perennial, and grow back