Mid-Spring Gardening Checklist

Checkbox-imageWALK YOUR YARD

It’s never too late (or too early) to walk your yard and take stock of things. The last couple of years have been tough on our landscapes. So take a photo or bring in a sample and we can help.

Checkbox-imageLOVE YOUR OUTDOOR SPACE

Schedule a Snapshot Gardening Consultation at the garden center to get you going in the right direction. Find out more. Perfect for DIYers and created for small spaces.

Checkbox-imageWORK SOME MAGIC WITH MULCH

A fresh layer of Altum’s Hardwood Mulch is a quick and natural defense against weeds. Check this out for tips on figuring out how much you need.

Checkbox-imageFEED YOUR PLANTS

Give your trees, shrubs, perennials, and bulbs some much-needed attention with All Purpose Fertilizer 10-10-10 or Chickity Doo Doo, an organic solution.

Checkbox-imageCREATE A SENSORY GARDEN

Make plant choices that will create movement, visual interest, contrast, fragrance or soothing sounds. For choices on everything from aromatic herbs to luminous white flowers that glow in the evening garden, just ask.

Checkbox-imageTAKE A CLASS

Instant inspiration, gorgeous make & takes and great time spent with friends. Check out our upcoming workshops and Make & Takes and save your spot.

Let’s grow together. Stop in, call 317.733.GROW and find what you need online.

AUTUMN MAGIC BLACK CHOKEBERRY

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  • Exposure:
    Plant in full sun to part shade.
  • Height
    5' - 6'
  • Spacing
    4' - 5'

Description:

Great as an accent, mass, or hedge planting. A more compact form with white spring flowers. Fall brings a brilliant mixture of red and purple foliage and purple-black fruits.

Pruning:

Prune in spring after the plant is done flowering.

Fertilizing:

Apply 12-12-12 fertilizer in March/April and in October/November. Also a fall application of Superphosphate will enhance flowering.