Archive for September 2016

Have a Festive Fall at Rohsler’s

What’s in the Garden:  Autumn has arrived, and we have a great slate of activities and VERY special offers on tap. Read on! Climb on the covered wagon for one of our hayrides (which are slightly haunted, but not TOO scary). Rides run on weekends from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., including Columbus Day. Take…

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Timely Tips for Fall

What’s in the Garden: Autumn is here! While it may be bittersweet to say goodbye to summer, fall is an excellent time to be out in the garden. This is an ideal time to renovate a tired thin lawn, address bare spots, or install a whole new lawn. We recommend applying a fall fertilizer or…

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I’m at My Best When Fall Arrives

Perennial of the Week: Sedum – ‘Stonecrop’ Just when some perennials are getting ready for a long winter’s nap, many varieties of Sedum (Stonecrop) are pulling out all the stops with bright, clustered blooms in shades that range from reddish purple to neon-red, and rose pink. Bonus: These long-lasting blooms look great in a sunny…

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I Can Help Improve Your Mood

Perennial of the Week: Lavender The light, sweet smell of Lavender is more than just a pleasant perfume: Aromatherapists use Lavender to bring a sense of calm to a room. No wonder Lavender-scented products are used in babies’ bathwater! Lavender is also a pleasant way to keep moths away from clothing. Lavender sachets and pomanders have…

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Collectors Can’t Resist Me

Perennial of the Week: Echinacea – ‘Coneflower’ If there is one perennial that brings out the collector in every gardener, it would have to be Echinacea (Coneflower). Echinacea purprea, our native Coneflower, adds so much to a garden, including height, structure, texture, and color by the bushel! Other species of Echinacea including E. pallida, E.…

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I’m a Drama Queen

Perennial of the Week: Hardy Hibiscus – ‘Rose Mallow’ Tall and lovely, Hardy Hibiscus produce dramatic flowers in white, pink, red, and purple that range from 5” to 12” wide! Hardy Hibiscus can range in size from compact forms 2-3 feet tall all the way up to 8 feet tall depending on the variety. Some…

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