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July 14, 2017

Price Nurseries Official Tree of the Month - JULY

 

 Tree Hydrangea

This month's Official Tree is not actually a tree but a shrub that has been pruned into a small tree form.  Hydrangeas come in a bazillion varieties and forms which can all be quite confusing but take our word for it, these are just awesome and can do a great job where you want a "dwarf" tree.  Tree Hydrangeas grow in the sun or the shade and are quite tolerant of various soil types but prefer moist, well-drained soil.  Popular varieties include Limelight, Pink Diamond and Quickfire.  Some bloom white and stay that way, others turn varying shades of pink.  The blooms appear in mid-summer, often lasting until frost.  Since they are actually shrubs and can be pruned heavily without damage to future flowering, they are easily controlled and can be kept in a 6-8' size range.  We've got some balled and burlapped specimens or start with a smaller one in a pot, they make a great gift!

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July 14, 2017

Twig Tips by Jodie

It's in the Bag!!!

The bug, the worm, the nasty creature that is chewing on your evergreen....it's in the BAG!!!!  The BAGWORMS are here.  I tolda you back in May that they would come later in the summer, and now they are here and the phone calls are starting.  "My arborvitae are turning brown, first one, then the next...is it a disease?"  NO.  Look closer.  REALLY close.  You will see a lot of things that look like little brown pods, they almost look like part of the tree.  They are not! They are the bags made by the bagworm and you may even see them moving.  YUK.

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June 14, 2017

Twig Tips by Jodie

TAKE TIME TO DESIGN!!!

 

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June 2, 2017

Price Nurseries Official Tree of the Month - JUNE

An Oriental Cousin

Our native dogwood, Cornus florida, has an oriental cousin called Kousa Dogwood (or Chinese Dogwood) that is our June Tree of the Month because it is totally an AWESOME tree and every landscape needs one!  What makes it awesome?  It has beautiful blooms that show up at least 3 weeks after our native dogwood and hang on for a very long time....this is during a time of the year when little else is blooming so they are really outstanding.  This is great for lake properties where homeowners don't arrive until the Memorial Day weekend.  The blooms usually start out white but pink up with age...a couple of varieties are pinker than others with 'Satomi' being the deepest color.  Fruiting is also interesting, the fruits look like giant rasberries and can be quite effective from late August through October. It develops a horizontal branching habit that is very distinctive.  The Kousa Dogwood is a bit tougher than its native cousin, tolerating drought a little better and resisting the nasty anthracnose disease that is seriously affecting dogwoods in the east.  We urge you to try a Kousa Dogwood, we have a nice selection of them and are offering them at a 15% discount through this month.  

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May 17, 2017

Twig Tips by Jodie

TO MULCH OR NOT TO MULCH.....

To mulch or not to mulch, that is the question.  Sounds a little like Shakespeare.  Ok, not quite.  But anyway, it is a question we ask ourselves in the spring when contemplating our gardening to-do lists.  I'm going to try to help you make that decision by giving you a little info about mulch.

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May 10, 2017

Twig Tips by Jodie

Something is BUGGING me....

Something is bugging me and I bet you are just dying to find out what it is.  Well, it's going to be bugging you pretty soon too if it hasn't already happened.  It's the caterpillars!!! They will drive us all crazy in May.  First it is those disgusting Eastern Tent Caterpillars that you will find in your crabapples and other fruit trees (they love anything in the Cherry family, ornamental or otherwise). Now, a lot of you mistakenly refer to these dudes as bagworms because they make a bag (correctly "tent") in the branches of the trees and shrubs, but PULEEEEZE, stop that!!!  Bagworms are another despicable bug that will show up in your evergreens later in the summer and I will talk more on that when it's time.  To learn more about the Eastern Tent Caterpillar, the Purdue Extension Service has a great flier about them. Click here to learn more than you ever thought you wanted to know about a caterpillar.

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May 3, 2017

Price Nurseries Official Tree of the Month - MAY

 Crabapples, There's One for Everybody!

Our Official Tree of the Month for May is the lovely Crabapple.  You just can NOT go wrong with this one!  They come in all shapes and sizes and several different colors and all they need is some sun and well-drained soil and you will have a dependable flowering tree for decades to come!   They have the fruit of course....the old varieties used to have fruit large enough to make jelly out of but they were messy and when they became more popular for landscape use, varieties were chosen that had smaller fruit, which can be red, orange and even yellow! And if you really dislike the idea of fruit, there are fruitless varieties too.  Most crabapples now are chosen for their resistance to disease and insect problems and are easy to grow.  Mature sizes can vary from 8' to 20', so choosing one that will be the size you want is important.  We are offering 15% off through the month of May on our Tree of the Month, so come in and see us and we will help you find one to suit your situation.  Spring would not be spring without the beauty that Crabapples bring to our community!

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April 18, 2017

Price Nurseries Official Tree of the Month - APRIL

Eastern Redbud - A Knock-out Native!

Spring isn't offically here until we see the familiar lavender blooms on the trees near the edge of the woods....our native Redbuds.  Price Nurseries Official Tree of the Month for April, the Eastern Redbud, is well-known but underappreciated. It blooms for a couple of weeks in April but its form and unique heart-shaped leaves add beauty to our landscapes throughout the year.  It is grown in both single-stem and multiple-stem forms, eventually achieving a 25' height and 25' spread.  It is a fairly adaptable tree, happy in a wide variety of soils as long as the site is well-drained.

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April 7, 2017

Twig Tips by Jodie

IN THE WEEDS!

In the weeds...it's a phrase used in the restaurant business and it means when, as a server,  you have too many tables and you can't keep up with orders.  Well, in the nursery and landscaping business, we are "in the weeds" during the springtime. We are SO busy, and it seems that everything needs to be done at once.  But one of the things that we all need to do during these few weeks is something to prevent weeds so that we are not literally "in the weeds".

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March 24, 2017

Price Nurseries' Tree of the Month-MARCH

This Cherry is a Dogwood!

    A Cherry that is really a Dogwood?  Huh?  Yes, it's true.  Our tree of the month, Cornelian Cherry, is really a Dogwood and it is SO confusing!  Cornelian Cherry Dogwood is a fabulous harbinger of spring, and can easily be mistaken for a forsythia in color and timing of bloom.  It is not a native dogwood but one brought over from Europe and it is more adaptable to various conditions than our dogwoods, which seem to struggle in cultivation at times.  While its flowers get the most attention, it has several other worthwhile attributes.  It has a very interesting form and can be used as a large shrub or multi-stem tree.  We often trim it into a espalier form and use against a dark background....it definitely gets that "WOW" factor in the spring.  The bark is interesting, the leaves dark green and glossy and it's fruit (from which it derives its common name) are red and popular with some species of birds.  They show up in late summer but are not extremely showy unfortunately, they seem to get lost a bit behind the foliage.  What we love about this tree is its adaptability.  We treat our native dogwoods with kid gloves but this one adjust to most soil types and exposures.  It tolerates shade quite well and is a great understory tree.  We love our dogwoods and redbuds for this purpose, but we urge you to give this "Cherry" a try!

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March 20, 2017

Twig Tips by Jodie

Prune it NOW!!!

Prune it NOW!!!  The first day of spring and I'm already bossing you around.  Now, at this very minute, you ask...it's a little chilly outside!  No, you may wait 'til it warms up a bit, I reply.  Well, what exactly should I be pruning, you want to know.  Well, I'm here to tell you.

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November 17, 2016

Twig Tips by Jodie

Falling into Winter.....

Falling into Winter.  These seasonal transitions add a lot of things to our "to do" list.  The main thing "to do" is rake of course, which can be a fun little project for the kids.  Leaves can be composted or burned, or can be used as a mulch for tender plants than can use more protection during the winter months.  I have seen leaves pile up on areas in the lawn and kill it out over the winter and wet spring months, so it really is best to get the majority of the leaves up if you can.  After leaf removal, an application of a good fall fertilizer is beneficial for the lawn and your woody ornamentals and trees.  Here at Price Nurseries, we use Fertilome's Winterizer which is a granular product with a 25-0-6 ratio of nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium.  Fertilization promotes root growth and helps the plants and lawn recover from the summer heat while preparing it for the next growing season.

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October 28, 2016

Twig Tips by Jodie

Fruity in the Fall

OK, you just KNEW that I was going to write a little something about fruits and berries this fall.  Had to.  What would fall be without them? It seems that we have a tendency to focus on blooms when choosing plants for our landscape, obsessing about when they bloom, what color, how long...it's ALL about the flowers.  BUT, in some cases, the fruits of a shrub or tree can far surpass the beauty of its flowers and should be taken into consideration.  The color of the fruit and the length of time that they remain on the plant is important.  Often times, the effect of the fruit lasts much longer than the flowers. 

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October 7, 2016

Twig Tips by Jodie

A DEEP Subject!

A deep subject?  NO, I am not going to expound about the meaning of life.  I am going to discuss the topic of planting depth.  A friend of mine was helping me plant a small tree recently and he took a little too much soil out of the hole.  As we were discussing whether to keep raising up the tree, he recited a little verse. "Plant it low, it won't grow.  Plant it high, it won't die!" Mmmm....that's an easy way to remember a gardening rule-of-thumb.  Another little saying about planting dictates to "Never plant a $10 plant in a 10 cent hole".  I should update that to "Never plant a $100 plant in a $10 hole" to account for inflation.  Anyway, I'm going to tell you exactly how big that hole needs to be so that you can be successful in your tree-planting endeavors.

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September 9, 2016

Twig Tips by Jodie

Fall is for Planting!!!

Oh, the glory of October.  Wow, that sounds like a good name for a tree....hey, what do you know, it already is! October Glory Maple is only one of the fabulous varieties of maple that we love for their awesome fall color.  Autumn Blaze, Autumn Radiance, Autumn Fantasy...the list goes on.  Their names reflect why we love fall and speaking of fall, it is TOTALLY the best time to plant one to enjoy its beauty next year.  Why is fall a great time to plant?  Well, I'm here to tell you.

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September 1, 2016

Price Nurseries Official Tree of the Month - SEPTEMBER

Blackhaw Viburnum

The Price Nurseries Official Tree of the Month for September is one of our favorite trees here at Price Nurseries for a number of reasons.  The Blackhaw Viburnum is a native tree that is extremely adaptable to different soil types and conditions and will grow in partial shade to full sun.  As you can see in the picture, it is well known for its fabulous fall color and it has fruit that starts to show up this time of year which is edible and was used in preserves back in colonial times.  It is disease and insect resistant which is always a big plus.  The flowers are borne in May and are a creamy white.  It reaches a height of 15-20' with nearly as much width.  They can be pruned into interesting multiple-stem trees or can be left to be large shrubs that are good for screening.  Blackhaws are just a GREAT native plant, well-known for their interesting form and outstanding fall color.  The birds will thank you for planting one of these beauties, so do them a favor and plant one today! 15% off through the month of September.

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August 17, 2016

Twig Tips by Jodie

OH, DEER ME!

Oh, deer me!  The deer are driving us gardeners crazy with their developing taste buds and prefer our flowers and ornamental shrubs over corn and alfalfa.  We used to joke around about "Indiana Corn-fed Deer".....these days, it's more like "Indiana Hosta-fed Deer".  Dang it!  I'm here to tell you that unless you want to go out and buy a gun or a big hound dog, you better not try to grow hostas, arborvitae, coral bells,  roses, rhododendrons, blue holly, yews, english ivy,  pansies, burning bushes, impatiens, hydrangea, tulips, daylilies, hemlocks, witchhazel, mahonia, or privet.  There are more but these are the main ones around here.  But look at the bright side, that still leaves a LOT of plants they don't like so don't give up hope.  Here's a partial list of deer-resistant plants (NOTE- I'm saying "resistant", no guarantees that Bambi won't like Coneflowers next week!)  

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July 30, 2016

Twig Tips by Jodie

Those Darn Hydrangeas!!!

Those darn hydrangeas, why won't they bloom?  Why aren't they blue?  Why, why, why....Hydrangeas seem to confuse the heck out of many of my customers.  There are too many varieties of 4 main species that grow in our neck of the woods.  Some of them are great, some of them are worthless.  I'm going to try to 'splain which ones are which so that you don't waste your time and money on the duds.

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June 24, 2016

Twig Tips by Jodie

A Real Pain in the Grass!

A real pain in the grass....Ok, I admit it.  I said that to get your attention. But now that I have it, what I want to talk about is grass that becomes a problem for us, specifically when it ends up where we don't want it.  It then becomes a weed because a weed, by description, is ANY plant that is growing where we don't want it...even our precious, coddled turfgrass.  So when it shows up in our flower beds and groundcovers, it is officially a WEED.

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June 8, 2016

Twig Tips by Jodie

Sorry, Suckers!

I hate suckers, don't you?  And I'm not talking about some guys that are easily duped.  I'm talking about plant suckers, those little shoots of growth that come up from the base of your trees, most notably your crabapples and many other woody ornamental plants.  They can also be the side shoots or underground runners that come up near the original plant.  If the suckers are coming up from the base of a plant that was grafted, they will turn out to be a completely different plant than the original, which I'm sure some of you have experienced.  Many plants are grafted onto the roots of a strong related species and if left unpruned, will totally take over the original plant.  This is not a good thing.

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May 14, 2016

Twig Tips by Jodie

Whack 'em!

Whack 'em!  More formally stated, PRUNE THEM!  As soon as those spring-blooming plants are done with their lovely floral displays, get out those pruners and nip them back (if they need it, that is...more on that later).  Forsythia, magnolia, crabapples, viburnums, weigelas, lilacs, quince, spireas, rhododendrons and azaleas can all be trimmed now and it will not affect the blooms for the next spring since they set flower buds on the previous years growth.  DON'T wait until the middle of the summer when they are bothering you because they have gotten bigger than you want them to be.  Or if you do wait and trim them late in the year, don't whine when they don't bloom worth a hoot next spring because you trimmed off their bloom buds.  I can't tell you how many phone calls I receive in the spring when people can't figure out why their lilacs didn't bloom this year.  Now you know!

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April 20, 2016

Twig Tips by Jodie

E.A.B. - Extremely Awful Bug!!!

E.A.B.- Emerald Ash Borer is an Extremely Awful Bug!!!  This is the most evil, destructive pest that we have had to deal with in many, many years.  A lot of older folks remember the blights that killed nearly all of the Chestnuts and Elms in the whole country.....well, this bug is every bit as bad and I'm telling you about it now because valuable trees CAN be saved if treated this time of year.

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April 6, 2016

Twig Tips by Jodie

Barking Up the Right Tree

Barking up the right tree.....guess what this Twig Tips is about?  You got it....tree selection.  Putting the right tree in the right place is SO important, so if you are planning to plant any new ones this spring, keep reading. Many factors come into play when deciding what tree to put where but here are a few of the most important ones.

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March 21, 2016

Twig Tips by Jodie

A TREEMENDOUS SPRING!

Today is March 21, the Vernal Equinox, and spring is officially here.  At least, it's here in this part of the world. If you live in Australia, you're starting winter.  HA! Sorry for you.  Anyway....I've been thinking (that can be dangerous) and have decided that I'm going to concentrate my professional efforts this year on convincing folks that they need to plant trees.  Trees, in my estimation, are THE most important part of any landscape.  No matter how much money and resources are thrown at a landscaping project, they all fall short of true beauty to me if there are no key trees.  And by key trees, I mean the right tree in the right place. Planted correctly. So they live. For a LONG time. No one does that better than Mother Nature, as I saw when I was in California last fall.  This is me at Calaveras Big Trees State Park.  I was inspired, to say the least. 

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November 25, 2015

Twig Tips by Jodie

Still Talking 'Bout Bulbs

Well, I guess I'm not done talking about bulbs yet.  I was reading a book from my hort library called Fallscaping and the author, Stephanie Cohen (who I have seen speak, she is quite an interesting lady) had a page in her book about planting buls in pots which I want to pass on to you.  I have never done this particular thing but am going to try it this year.  Maybe we can compare notes next spring. 

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November 20, 2015

Twig Tips by Jodie

A Bit about Bulbs

Here it is, just before Thanksgiving and it is hard to think about next spring. It's seems so far away.  But now IS the time to think about it if you want lots of color when it finally gets here.  Flowerbulbs can add so much unbelievable excitement and beauty to the spring landscape.  We all look forward to buying our summer annuals in May but we can't plant those until after the danger of frost has passed.  If we plan ahead and spend a little $ and time now, we can enjoy another month or so of color when that blessed season arrives.

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November 4, 2015

Price Nurseries Official Tree of the Month - NOVEMBER

The Serbian Spruce

Our Official Tree of the Month for November is the lovely Serbian Spruce.  When it comes to the Spruce genus, everyone knows of the famous Colorado Blue and the Norway (sometimes called Norwegian, usually the tree of choice for the New York City Christmas tree) but few have heard of the Serbian.  It has qualities that really should be more well known.  Its foliage is dark green with white stripes underneath, giving it a bluish cast. The form is narrow and upright, working well in smaller properties such as would be found in a residential subdivision.  The tree has slightly pendulous branches that give it a very graceful appearance.  Culture-wise, it is tolerant of high temps and humidity, which make it more resistant to disease and insect problems than its Blue cousin.  It is not particular about soil pH and actually does well in soils with lime content as compared to other evergreens that prefer more acidic soil conditions.  A well-drained, rich soil is best but the Serbian has proven to be very adaptable.  Mature size in this part of the country is about 15' wide x 40' tall and is slower growing than the Norway.  It is just a GORGEOUS tree and now that you know about it, you should consider it as an alternative to the all-too-common Colorado Blue and Norway Spruces.  You will be glad you did!

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October 16, 2015

Twig Tips by Jodie

Beautiful Bordering....

Fall is officially upon us, and of course, I must remind you that FALL IS FOR PLANTING.  Why?  Because the plants get established a little before the following summer and just seem to be able to make it through in much better shape than if they were just planted in the spring.  Besides ornamental and shade trees, do you know what is a great thing to plant in the fall?  Plants to border and screen your property!!!!  Yes, folks, we want you to have more privacy even if you don't.  Now, c'mon....why on earth do you want to sit on your deck or patio and be able to see right over to your neighbor's back yard? You might see something you don't want to see or visa-versa (just sayin').    SO, there is an easy fix for this, just strategically locate plants to block a view or give you a sense of enclosure and privacy.  When most people hear the word "hedge", they are thinking of something very formal that requires a lot of work.  But hedges do not have to be formal nor do they need to line your entire property to do a good job.  Well-placed evergreen trees like spruce, hemlock, arborvitae and pine can do a wonderful job of not only screening a view but blocking the wind as well.  There are many deciduous shrubs that make beautiful border plantings and offer seasonal color in the way of blooms, fruit and fall color.  Viburnums, forsythia, hydrangea,  lilac, burning bush, forsythia all can get a bit large to use near the house but work great out on the edge of a property where they can get a little bigger. 

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October 13, 2015

Price Nurseries Official Tree of the Month - OCTOBER

October Glory Maple

What else could this month's tree be?  It HAD to be the spectacular October Glory Maple.  This is a cultivar of our native Red Maple, along with many other named cultivars that you may be familar with...Red Sunset, Autumn Flame and the new Red Pointe.  All of them turn such a bright red, where as a native red maple might not be as dependable for fall color.  Red Maples will become good shade trees, they seem to be a bit slow growing and some have been crossed with Silver Maples to increase their growth rate.  The popular Autumn Blaze Maple is one of those crosses.  Red Maples prefer heavier soil and do not tolerate drought very well.  They fare well in lower spots in the yard or irrigated lawns that receive plenty of moisture.  Eventual height and width can be around 40'.  We have some very nice larger balled and burlapped specimens here at the nursery as well as smaller potted ones.  All Red Maples are 15% off during the month of October.  Come out and take a look while they are in their full "glory"!!!!!

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August 28, 2015

Twig Tips by Jodie

This Grass is a Gas!

Really! It could be....our native switch grass could be a gas!  It is one of the organic materials that can be used (like corn) to make ethanol.  I am not, however, going to launch into a dissertation about alternative energy. I wouldn't be able to tell you a darn thing about the use of switch grass as a fuel, but I can sure tell you what it can do for our landscape plantings!  Along with a couple of other native grasses, switch grass lends its beauty and adaptability to a low-maintenance garden.  I want to tell you all about it and a couple of other awesome native grasses.

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August 7, 2015

Price Nurseries Official Tree of the Month - AUGUST

 Japanese Maples, Red or Green, These Gorgeous Trees Can Make a Scene!

The Price Nurseries Official Tree of the Month for August is one of the most popular ornamental trees used here in Indiana and for good reason...the lovely Japanese Maple comes in a variety of forms and is most well-known for its fabulous burgandy leaf color.  Many people are not aware that it also comes in several green forms which are equally as beautiful and have spectacular fall color.  There are too many varieties to mention but pictured is Bloodgood Japanese Maple, which can reach a height of 20-25'.  There are also some weeping types, such as Tamukeyama and Viridis that are slower growing and easily maintained at a smaller size.  Jap Maples prefer a sunny, protected location and adapt well to most soil conditions.  We have a great selection, offered at 15% off through the month of August. 

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August 5, 2015

Twig Tips by Jodie

Gotta Get Some Grass!

It's that time of year when the ornamental grasses are coming into their glory, and boy do we love 'em...ok, some of us love them.  If you are not a fan of a natural-looking planting and prefer your boxwoods pruned into perfect balls, I'm going to guess that you don't care for them.  But for those of you who appreciate what grasses can bring to a landscape planting with their texture and form, here's some tips about a few non-native species that we use in this area.  I've written another Twig Tips about native species of grasses called This Grass is a Gas, watch for it later this fall.

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March 20, 2015

Twig Tips by Jodie

SPRING CLEANING!

Today is officially "spring"....sure doesn't look like it!  But even though looking out the window today is a bit depressing, we know that soon it really will feel like spring, and those of us who enjoy working in our yards more than working in our houses will get to put on the gardening gloves and get to it!!! 

 Sometimes spring cleaning involves making some decisions about our landscapes and gardens.....for example, is it time to remove something or time to add something?  Should you dig something up and divide it, or just dig it up and throw it out (or give it away)?  Or....maybe you should move it.  Now is the time.  If it wasn't happy where you put it initially and has struggled for a few years, find a new home for it where it will have more sun (or less), with better drainage (or more moisture).  Landscape gardening involves a lot of experimentation, and even though we use our knowledge and the label to tell us where to plant something, sometimes we just get it wrong.  Maybe a plant is getting bigger than you expected and you've had to prune it back for a couple of years.  Instead of doing that, why not move it now to a new location where it has room to develop as Nature intended, not whacked into a ball to keep it in bounds. 

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July 30, 2014

Twig Tips by Jodie

Boy, Do They Need a Drink!

Boy, do they need a drink!  I'm talking about your plants....maybe the ones you planted this spring to replace something that took a hit this past winter.  Maybe the ones you planted LAST year that you think are established but aren't really.  It is the middle of summer and we seem to be going through a dry spell so we wanted to remind you that your plants need a drink! Watering plants to get them established and then to maintain their health can be a bit tricky at times.  Is it REALLY that difficult?  It seems like the difference between having a green thumb and a black one boils down to knowing when your plant needs a drink and how much to give them....they can be "over-served", we see more plants killed from too much water than not enough.

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March 20, 2014

Twig Tips by Jodie

Whew!  What a Winter!

Whew, what a winter....and HELLO Spring!  Thank goodness you've arrived.  But what about our poor plants?  They've just endured the coldest winter in the last 30 years.  What can we expect to see this spring in our yards and gardens?  I'm putting on my special glasses so that I can see into the future and give you a head's up.  Here we go....

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October 12, 2013

The People of Price Nurseries - Meet Jim Kenny

The People of Price Nurseries - Meet Jim Kenny

We thought that it would be nice for all of you FB fans to get to know the People of Price Nurseries.  A lot of us have been here a LONG time, longer than we'd like to admit so many of you are already familiar with us but just in case, we'd like to introduce ourselves.

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October 2, 2013

Twig Tips by Jodie

Can Ya Dig It?

Can ya dig it?  Why, yes, we can....in a few weeks.  Plants are going into dormancy and it won't be very long before we can get into the field and start digging them up.  Fall is a safe season to transplant almost any plant, so if that Burning Bush that you planted too close to the house needs to be moved, get out your shovel and get to work as soon as it drops those pretty red leaves.  Make sure there is plenty of moisture in the ground before you start - run the hose slowly on it for a while ahead of time (like a day or 2 ahead, you don't want to dig in the mud).   That will help make it a lot easier to dig and also helps the plant.  I found a video to help you understand some basic techniques for digging a shrub, click here to check it out.  Ignore the fact that this guy is moving this lilac shrub in full leaf....only do this if you are desperate and absolutely have to move something because it's in the way for construction of your awesome new patio or something.   

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November 6, 2012

Price Nurseries Celebration Tree Give-Away - NOVEMBER

 Price Nurseries would like to congratulate Jan Houin for being the recipient of November's Celebration Tree Give-Away.  Jan goes above and beyond working with Operation Quiet Comfort , a national benefit organization established for the purpose of honoring and comforting America's military men and woman who become sick or injured while serving our country.  Jan spearheads local activities for this group, organizing volunteers to put together care packages to send to these soldiers to make them  more comfortable during their recovery.  These packages might include simple items like socks, throw blankets, reading materials, and personal grooming items.  Her efforts bring awareness and support to this worthwhile organization that does so much for our wounded troops. 

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October 1, 2012

Price Nurseries Celebration Tree Give-Away - OCTOBER

Price Nurseries is pleased to announce the recipient of October's Celebration Tree Give-Away.  Since October is officially Breast Cancer Awareness month, we would like to congratulate the entire Oliver family - Jack & Jana, John & Michelle, Jennifer & Chuck, Jessica & Lance - and present them with a beautiful pink-flowering ornamental tree to honor the Ounce of Prevention Fund, a non-profit organization that was founded by the Oliver family to increase awareness of and provide support for those in our community who are faced with breast cancer.  It is our hope that this tree will be planted in a place where it will be seen by many, so that when it blooms, people will stop and think of those who have dealt with, continue to deal with or have lost their struggle against this disease that affects so many families. 

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August 27, 2012

Price Nurseries Celebration Tree Giveaway - SEPTEMBER

Mr. Art Jacobs has been selected as this month's recipient for a Price Nurseries Celebration Tree. 

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July 27, 2012

Price Nurseries Celebration Tree Giveaway - August

7/27/12 MICHIANA AREA Morgan Uceny has been selected as this month's recipient for a Price Nurseries Celebration Tree. Morgan is being honored for her spectacular achievement as a 2012 Olympian in the Women's 1500 meter track event. Price Nurseries celebrates with the local community in this amazing milestone and will be presenting a Celebration Tree as a gift to her and her family to honor this special victorious moment for the Uceny family.

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