Bring Your Porch or Garden to Life With Late Summer & Fall Plants

Posted on September 12, 2021 by Andrea Forsberg

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.

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Children and Gardening

Posted on July 12, 2021 by Andrea Forsberg

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.

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Create Your Own Indoor Garden

Posted on June 26, 2021 by Andrea Forsberg

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.

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Embrace and Invigorate Your Outdoor Space with These 4 Plants

Posted on June 14, 2021 by Andrea Forsberg

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.

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7 Benefits of Growing Lavender

Posted on May 23, 2021 by Andrea Forsberg

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.

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It’s Time for a Spring Garden

Posted on March 20, 2021 by Andrea Forsberg

Stop by Flower Works to check out our spring bulb plants for your garden. We have daffodils, hyacinths, and others to add a pop of color to your spring garden. Don’t forget we have a beautiful assortment of container pots in our greenhouse that are a perfect way to brighten your patio. Stop by our store or contact us at (906) 273-1335

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Posted in Bulbs, Daffodil, DIY, Gardening, Hyacinth, Relax in your Garden, Spring, Spring Gardening