Get Ready for Fall at Flower Works
We love being located in an area that fully enjoys the highs of every season. Summer and fall can be the most beautiful time of year, especially with a thriving garden. If you need tips for getting your garden ready, or you want to explore what we have to offer, stop in or visit our website.
The following fall preparation tips will help you get your garden in shape for the colder months and maintain soil integrity using sustainable practices that are more kind to the environment.
At this transitional time of year, your plants are going to need to be hardy enough to handle the changing weather conditions. These flowers will need to hold up during the occasional warm, sunny day, as well as the incoming cooler nights, and maybe even some light frosts. Plus, you’ll probably want to begin embracing the vibrant, bold colors of autumn.
To help get you on the right path, here’s a brief overview of some of the best picks, when it comes to sprucing up your porch or garden in the fall or end of summer.
Ultimately, starting a garden with your child is beneficial in more ways than one and will help them build skills that they can use for the rest of their lives.
The benefits of gardening cannot be understated, especially when it comes to our mental health. Outdoor gardening has a fair amount of cardiovascular and other physical benefits, but for those who do not have the space outside, indoor gardens are just as viable an option. Here are the many types of gardens you can grow inside and how to create them.
Make your patio, porch, or deck extra special with unique options from Flower Works. That’s right – we’re not just here for amazing bouquets and arrangements for special occasions but also annuals and perennials you can plant in a pot or in your garden, too! Here are some of our offerings to “spruce up” your outdoor oasis this summer in the U.P.
English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is an excellent way to add a mid-summer pop of color to your garden or patio. We love to plant it somewhere we can enjoy its beautiful scent. English lavender is more tolerant of colder temperatures common in the Marquette area than French lavender, making it an excellent choice for herb gardens and perennial borders. This member of the mint family features aromatic leaves and flowers that are popular for cooking purposes, medicinal use, and home projects. The following are just a few of the benefits of adding lavender to your home garden.