#ProPlantTips

#ProPlantTips by Nature Hills Nursery

Read and watch our #ProPlantTips how-to series of articles and videos.

  • How to select certain plants to match your site conditions and read Plant Highlight Facts
  • "Farmer's tricks" for planting tips
  • Pruning techniques for both spring, summer and fall blooming shrubs and trees
  • How to handle common plant diseases
  1. What are the Different Types of Roses?

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    There’s an amazing, dizzying, and incredible array of Roses out there! So many it may be difficult to narrow down which one you want! If only we had the room and an army o

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  2. Using Herbs for Decoration!

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    Want your Herb plants to do more for you than taste good? Hold onto your socks because the world of Herbs is blurring the lines between useful edible medicinals and ornamental plants! Now you can enjoy them for more than just tasty garnish and seasoning

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  3. How to Tell When a Plant Needs Repotted

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    Houseplants, porch planters, and greenhouse potted plants are fantastically space-saving alternatives for many of us without the extra garden and landscape space! While for others, these containerized plants bring new dimension, height, and beauty to

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  4. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Green Flowers

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    Happy St. Patrick’s Day! The beloved Irish holiday is upon us and what better way to celebrate than with green flowers. Get double the green and double the luck in your landscape this year. Now we can’t guarantee that your landscape will

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  5. The Era of the Mandarin

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    Recognized for its superior qualities in China since the 3rd century AD, the era of the Mandarin tree began

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  6. 2023 Color of the Year in the Garden

    Mystic Magenta Flower

    Pantone has declared their Color of the Year, Viva Magenta 18-1750, “vibrates with vim and vigor!” This pinkish-violet member of the red color family is the new signal of strength!

    Magenta is about balance and harmony! A combination of the pas

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  7. What Are Warm Season And Cool Season Grasses?

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    It’s almost spring, and already some plants are breaking dormancy in the warmer growing zones and mild winter climates. Just like there are morning people, and then the rest of us, plants have their own timeline on when they are ready to shake off their s

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  8. Best Tips for the New Gardener

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    No doubt about it, gardening is hot. People are discovering again why gardening is so gratifying. There is no denying the workplace is a busy and competitive environment, so it is nice to change gears when you get home. Many are re-discovering that gardening

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  9. 5 Types of Early Blooming Native Pollinator Plants

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    “The first blooms of spring always make my heart sing.” - S. Brown

    Feed the bees and lend a hand to those early arriving beneficial insects this year by providing (or letting remain) their favorite early spring snacks to sustain them unt

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  10. Hellebores: One of the Earliest Flowering Perennials!

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    Need to jump into spring before the snows recede? Well, let Nature Hills Nursery introduce you to the Hellebore!

    Shy nodding blooms

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