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Tree Planting Season: A Guide to Planting Trees for Southeast Kansas Residents

Now that tree planting season has begun in Southeast Kansas, it’s essential for Kansas residents, particularly those in Pittsburg, to recognize the significance of planting trees in the Fall. Although tree planting enhances your home’s aesthetics, it can also provide numerous benefits that contribute to a healthier and more sustainable environment.As natural air filters, trees […]

By Van Becelaere Greenhouse

Start Planting a Fall Garden Now to Reap a Bountiful Harvest in Time for the Holidays

These last few weeks of Summer in Southeast Kansas have been brutal for humans, animals, and plants. But, with temperatures scorching into the triple digits, we are relieved to see cooler temperatures in our future. That also means it’s an excellent time to plant a Fall garden.So, starting your Fall planting in August will ensure […]

By Van Becelaere Greenhouse

Fall Planting Guide for Southeast Kansas: Advice for a Successful Autumn Vegetable Garden

As the temperatures begin to cool and the days get shorter, now is an ideal time of year to start planning and preparing your fall garden for the upcoming Fall harvest. In today’s blog, we’ll explore the advantages of fall planting and provide valuable tips for gardening in our region.Preparing Your Garden Beds for Fall […]

By Van Becelaere Greenhouse

Plants You Can Plant in July: A Guide for Four States—Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma

When it comes to gardening, timing is everything. By considering regional factors such as temperature ranges and soil conditions unique to each state, you can select plants for planting in July. Before you know it, you’ll have a flourishing garden that thrives despite the challenges posed by summer weather conditions.So understanding regional considerations is crucial […]

By Van Becelaere Greenhouse

How You Can Beat the Heat to Create a Thriving Container Garden in Hot Weather

Gardening in hot weather can be challenging, but with the right knowledge and techniques, you can nurture a thriving container garden even in scorching temperatures. It is essential to understand the common challenges associated with gardening in hot weather to ensure the success of your container plants, such as:With careful planning and attention to detail, […]

By Van Becelaere Greenhouse

Choose the Right Fertilizer for Trees: Organic or Inorganic

Trees are a symbiotic part of our environment, providing us with:Like other living organisms, trees require proper care to ensure their health and growth. One crucial aspect of tree care is fertilization. But choosing the right fertilizer for trees is as complex as the nutrients in the soil, which ensures the tree has access to […]

By Van Becelaere Greenhouse

A Comprehensive Guide to Caring for Pansies

Pansies are excellent flowering plants that come in various colors. It is also popular for flower gardens, window boxes, and container gardens.When selecting pansies for your garden, it’s essential to consider the climate you live in, the soil type, the size of your garden bed, and the colors you want. Additionally, proper pansy care is […]

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May Chrysanthemum Flowers for Mother’s Day

Chrysanthemums, or mums for short, also known as ‘May’ flowers, are the perfect gift for any mother at any time of the year, especially on Mother’s Day. These extraordinary flowers have long symbolized joy and love.Here in the U. S., mums are the perfect way to show your mother how much you care. The beauty […]

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Planting Bulbs 101: Types and Storing for Maximum Results

Bulbs are a great way to add color and life to your garden. They come in various shapes, sizes, and colors, making them ideal for any garden space. But what exactly are bulbs, and how do they work? In today’s blog, we will explore the basics of planting bulbs 101, including a brief discussion on […]

By Van Becelaere Greenhouse