The Stork is Close

The next Scenic Roots Baby is almost here!

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Donna’s due date is fast approaching-  March 17th!  Will she deliver early, late or right on time?  Your guess is as good as ours.  Email @ scenicrootsgardencenter@gmail.com, Facebook message us or come into the store to submit your guess with your contact info and you could win a $25.00 Gift Certificate to Scenic Roots.

For those of you that do not know… It is a GIRL!!!

New Annuals for 2015

Sick of white?  Think tropical colors for 2015

Every spring brings the excitement and anticipation of new flower varieties and colors.  Below is a sampling of our favorite “newbies” we will be planting for you this year:

 

 

 

2015 Garden Trends

What is trending in your back yard and the rest of the country taken right from the 2015 Garden Trends Report, Garden Media Group:

thTQF0J4P8New Consumers- The Millennial generation (aged 18-35) is the nation’s fastest growing gardening segment.  In particular, young men spend $100 more per year on garden supplies than the average consumer.

th31CQBPC7Clean & SafeConsumers want to make the world a better place, and they want brands to help them do it.  Products that are environmentally friendly and safe for pats and children reign supreme. Continue reading 2015 Garden Trends

Winter Care for the Wild Birds

bird bath heaterDo you feed the birds?  Cardinals, finches, chickadees and the pesky squirrel?  What do you do for winter supplies?  Do you provide a birdbath for the birds as well?  Wild birds NEED water for their survival just as humans do.  Water is critical in preventing heat stress during the hot summer months, but natural water sources are easier to find for your feathered friends in warmer months.  During the winter months, water supplies dwindle due to freezing temperatures.  Puddles, ponds, birdbaths, even the morning dew has chrystalized.  Providing a heater for your birdbath is a much needed addition to your bird feeding habits and ensures the birds stay around for you all winter long.

Container Gardening in Winter

Wondering what to do with your window boxes, urns and planters now that the fall has passed?  Look around your yard.  Fresh cut greens and branches can easily transform your planters.  Juniper, Holly, Cedar even Rhododendron branches can be used.  Berries, grasses, white birch twigs, red twig Dogwood branches and seed pods too.  If you are lacking in the plant department you can always buy fresh cut greens at your local garden center or farm stand.   Think about adding Larger Christmas balls and bows to your containers too for a little extra flair and to fill those larger spaces.

Take a look at the below pictures for inspiration or visit our Pinterest page for a whole lot more…  http://www.pinterest.com/scenicroots6a/christmas-containers/