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Plant Tips for Surviving the Summer Heat

Plant Tips for Surviving the Summer Heat

Posted by Scott Sharkey on Jul 13th 2019

The heat of summer can really take a toll on your plants and flowers if not properly cared for. It always baffles me that someone would spend the money to buy a hanging basket, set it out in the blazi … read more
Is that Hanging Basket Too Wet or Too Dry?

Is that Hanging Basket Too Wet or Too Dry?

Posted by Scott Sharkey on May 12th 2019

I learned a very valuable lesson yet again in the greenhouse this week.I had an entire row of 10" hanging baskets made up with Wave petunias and I noticed that several had drooping leaves. This isn't … read more
Christmas Tree Care

Christmas Tree Care

Posted by Scott Sharkey on Dec 7th 2017

So you are thinking about being Clark Griswold and cutting your own Christmas tree this year? Great idea (just don't forget the saw.) There is nothing like having a real Christmas tree in your ho … read more
Peace Lily Care - the common house plant

Peace Lily Care - the common house plant

Posted by Scott Sharkey on Jan 5th 2017

One of the most common indoor plants is the peace lily (or Spath to us in the floral industry.) Chances are if you have several indoor plants, one of these are in your arsenal. They are very comm … read more
Christmas Cactus Care

Christmas Cactus Care

Posted by Scott Sharkey on Dec 13th 2016

Basking in the sunlight of a south facing window at my in-law's home is an enormous Christmas cactus that is in bloom with beautiful pink blossoms this time of year. It is a special pla … read more