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A Little Care Goes a Long Way

What’s in the Garden: Now that you’ve selected your Poinsettias and a cut (or perhaps a live) Christmas tree, you’ll want to keep them looking great as long as possible. Here are a few tips from our experts. Poinsettias Caring for Poinsettias is fairly straightforward. These plants should not be overwatered, and should not be…

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I Am a Symbol of True Love

Holiday Plant of the Week: Cyclamen On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…a Cyclamen? If you subscribe to folklore, a Cyclamen would make a perfect gift for someone you love, as this plant is considered a symbol of love and tenderness. We agree that Cyclamen (Cyclamen persicum) make excellent holiday…

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I Am the No-Fuss Evergreen

Holiday Plant of the Week: Hellebores Hellebores make wonderful holiday gifts. These no-fuss evergreen plants are drought tolerant and animal resistant. They enjoy the cool weather, and put on significant growth during the fall. Some say the Hellebore was the original Christmas gift. A legend associated with the Christmas Rose concerns Madelon, a girl who visits…

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Gardening Projects for Late Fall

What’s in the Garden: Have you planted your spring-blooming bulbs? There is still time to get them in the ground, and we have a fine assortment available at sale prices. Quality Tulips, Daffodils, Crocuses, Hyacinths, Alliums, and more await you.  This year, protect your plants from “winter burn” that affects broadleaf evergreens such as Rhododendrons,…

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We Know That Timing Is Everything

Bulb of the Week: Minor Bulbs Gardeners everywhere strive for perfect timing so there is always something blooming during the growing season. Those who are in-the-know use “minor” bulbs to extend bloom time while adding color and texture to the landscape. What is a minor bulb? These are the pint-sized, easy-care plants, including Grape Hyacinths…

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We Are Thankful For Our Customers

What’s in the Garden: For over a century, Rohsler’s customers have been able to find all of their gardening and nursery needs right here. They return season after season, year after year for expert advice on everything from choosing the right plants for their gardens to having our expert crews decorate their homes with lights,…

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I Started a Craze that Gripped the Netherlands

Bulb of the Week: Tulips The bold, cheerful Tulip is a national symbol of the Netherlands that led to Tulipomania, a famed (and ultimately disastrous) speculative craze also known as Tulip Mania. A mosaic virus produced exotically variegated Tulips with feathered patterns of two or more colors, and the public could not get enough! The…

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Indoor/Outdoor Gardeners

What’s in the Garden:  We’ve reached that “in between” time of the year when there are plenty of projects to be done indoors and outdoors. If you are decorating for the holidays, remember that Rohsler’s Allendale Nursery & Florist is here to help. Our floral department creates spectacular, unique designs that will brighten your holiday…

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I Am the Flashy Member of a Common Family

Bulb of the Week: Allium The group of plants that includes Onions, Garlic, Shallots, and other pungent species, also includes multiple ornamental Allium varieties. These showstoppers add rhythm and motion to the landscape and love to take center stage in a sunny, well drained garden bed during the spring and summer. Alliums attract butterflies and…

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I Hail from the Mountains, but Love the Suburbs

Bulb of the Week: Crocus Gardeners love Crocuses. These die-hard perennials insist on leafing out and blooming every spring, even if there is still snow on the ground. Originally from the Alps, the Pyrenees, and the Balkans, Crocuses readily make their homes in suburban garden beds, growing well in borders, rock gardens, woodland plantings, and…

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