February 2021 Newsletter
Your support has been the key ingredient to our success this past year. Thank you for being our customer and for all your cooperation during this pandemic.

As Covid cases continue to rise, we continue to offer Curbside Pickup and Delivery.
Place your order by phone or email and we take care of the rest.
Seasonal Ideas & Information For February 2021
  • Vegetables & Herbs - Our transplants are arriving daily. Tomatoes, lettuce, strawberries, chives, oregano, tarragon, rosemary, basil, sage, and more. If you start your plants from seeds, it is time to get them started: arugula, beets, carrots, lettuce, and radishes. We have a large selection to choose from, including organics. We can also help you select the right soil, compost, and fertilizer for your garden. Spring Vegetable Planting Guide
From Botanical Interests Seeds
Join the beet renaissance! As the popularity of growing beets is increasing, all root vegetables are experiencing a culinary renaissance.
Beets come in a variety of colors, shapes, and textures, but all are highly nutritious, including significant amounts of fiber, potassium, folic acid, and vitamin C.
Betalains are powerful antioxidants that give red beets their red hue and unique flavor. Gold beets are rich in b-xanthin pigment.
Beets are grown in all areas of the country, and plants take up very little garden space.

  • Fruits & Nuts - Early February is the best time of the year to prune fruit trees, vines, and bushes. However, do not prune fruit trees until all danger of frost/freeze events has passed. To protect your fruit trees from pests, apply dormant oil or Neem oil before new growth emerges in the Spring. Do not apply oil sprays within 24 hours of a freeze.
  • Perennials & Annuals - If your cool-season beds are looking ragged, give them a light fertilization followed by a good watering to start the process of releasing nutrients to the plants. Now is the time to divide summer and fall blooming perennials and bulbs. Ornamental grasses can also be divided. Plant cool-season color: Delphinium, Gerber Daisies, Geraniums, Pansies, Snapdragons and Alyssum.
Dusty Miller
Cool-Season Variety
  • Trees, Shrubs & Vines - February is a great month to plant roses. Consider planting shrub roses (Drift Rose and Knockout Rose) as they bloom repeatedly through the year. Make sure to choose a sunny location and one with good drainage. We can help you select soil and fertilizer for your roses. February is also the month for pruning existing roses in your landscape.
Knock Out Rose
Knockout Rose
Drift Rose
Peggy Martin Climbing Rose
  • Lawns - If you are going to use a pre-emergent on your lawn to control weeds, now is the time to apply. Corn gluten is the organic approach and that is what we recommend.
Corn Gluten Liquid Pre-emergent
Spreadable Corn Gluten
All Organic Biological Fertilizers
A guide to flower, veggie, shrub, tree, and lawn care. Also, read about the benefits of going organic.

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Landscape Planning 2021
We are now accepting orders for 2021.
As you plan your Spring landscape,
give us a call or come in
to get your requests on our orders.
Visit Our Greenhouse
Alocasia Polly
Hoya Hindu Rope
Monstera deliciosa
String of Pearls
Maidenhair Fern
Low light, low maintenance Houseplants
By Melinda Myers

Don’t let a lack of brightly lit windows stop you from gardening indoors. Include some low-maintenance, low-light houseplants and maintenance strategies to boost your success.
Low-maintenance gardening starts with proper plant selection. Match the plant to the growing conditions and your gardening style.

New Items are Arriving Daily in our Giftshop
Hand pressed, all-natural CBD products
Vitamin C Soap & Hand Sanitizer
Our favorite Sea Salt Soap, Lotion, Hand Sanitizer, Candles
and Room Spray
Floral Accents
Teapot Planter
Flower Press
We know this year will be different, but we hope everyone can partake
in their own version of Mardi Gras at home.
Garden Tools and Accents
Hayracks & Planters
Chimes & Bells
Statuary & Fountains
Kids Gloves and GardenTools
Blooming Hibiscus
MAD Bar Chairs
Aura Fire Pit with
Deck/Dining Chairs in
Heathered Walnut
10% OFF
your next in store purchase
Gift Cards, Sale Items and Landscaping Services are excluded.

Please mention this coupon when making your purchase.
We appreciate your support!
Place your curbside order or come in!
New Store Hours - We are open Monday thru Saturday from 9am to 5pm. We are still taking phone and email orders as well. Please be patient with our efforts to satisfy your needs and keep everyone safe as well.

To Protect the Health of Employees, You and the General Public, please follow these Shopping Guidelines:
  • All guests MUST wear safety masks.
  • No groups larger than two or three people.
Follow the Social Distancing Guidelines of 6' Separation
Please maintain 6' of Social Distancing
from Customers and Staff.

Store Limits - We are limiting garden shopping to 10 to 15 people at a time. The gift shop is open to 10 customers at a time. Please Social Distance in our gift shop.

Safety - We are taking your safety very seriously. We are asking everyone to follow the rules set by CDC on social distancing when shopping at our garden center. Please follow our new shopping and checkout procedures.
Social Distancing when
shopping in our
garden & giftshop
Stay Home * Shop at Home
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Peggy Cornelius, owner Tom's Thumb Nursery & Landscaping

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