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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Posted in Gardening, Grow lavender, lavender, Lavender water, Perennials, Relax in your Garden, Spring Gardening

Kickstart the 2021 Gardening Season With a Tailored Selection of Annuals and Perennials

Posted on May 09, 2021 by Andrea Forsberg

It’s time to start turning those winter garden designs into actual garden planting. When choosing your plants, be sure to select plants that are well suited to the climate here in Marquette and fill your beds with a mix of annuals and perennials.  Annuals allow you to adjust your overall garden design from year to year, while the perennials provide an established framework. Let’s take a closer look at the difference between these two types of plants.

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Posted in Annuals, Gardening, Greenhouse, Perennials, Spring Gardening, Summer

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