Monthly Archives: April 2018
Those of you lucky enough to be growing roses in the warmer regions of the country, you don’t have to be so concerned about getting your rose plant to survive the winter season. Your plants are already actively growing, and some are already seeing flowers.
In areas where roses go completely dormant and need protection, those roses are just starting to wake up.
We have found the best way to over winter Hybrid tea, Floribunda, Grandiflora, shrub roses, and climbers is to mound up the base of the plants with at least a foot of arborist wood chips, or mulch of any kind. This covers the bottom foot of so of the canes
If you are a new owner of an elegant, white flowered Southern Magnolia, you should know this …
Glossy, dark green, leathery leaves on the Magnolia are incredible, but when spring rolls around, those beautiful leaves turn yellow and spotted and fall off the tree. This is perfectly normal and is expected each year.
Even though Southern Magnolias are evergreens, in spring, new leaves push off the old leaves - but not all at once. Most deciduous trees lose their leaves in the fall, but Southern Magnolias will drop the older leaves in the spring - every spring.
Fresh new foliage replaces the older, discolored leaves, giving your plant a fresh new look each spring! Enjoy.
Arborvitae make an excellent backdrop for your perennial or shrub border and at the same time eliminate the neighbor next to you. Natural, unpruned plants are maintenance-free and offer cover for wildlife year-round. Much better than a fence, don’t you think? NO painting, no maintenance, and a friendly way to eliminate a neighbor’s camper or messy yard that you can both enjoy (maybe even split the cost??). Watch them get better each year. Arborvitae available today can be found by clicking here.
Nature Hills Nursery’s main office is in Nebraska, but did you know that we ship from locations across the country? Most other online plant stores ship from one location, and all the plants get shipped to that location.
As Nature Hills has expanded each year, we are always on the lookout for classic and brand new selections of plants - directly from the growing regions and the expert grower who knows best how to grow that plant. Not everyone can grow everything in one location under one set of growing conditions. This is the reason we reach out to other areas across the country.
Nature Hills saw a need to put some of the challenges of growing these different crops of plants in the hands of the growers that know best how to produce them.
Rather than having the many kinds of plants shipped across the country to one big shipping yard like the other online