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How do I repot my plant?

Don’t worry. It’s not rocket science – you CAN do it.  =) Carefully pull the root ball out of the pot. If it is really root bound, you may have Read more

Preparing for Winter!

Taking Non-Hardy Plants Indoors It is best to leave plants in pots throughout the summer if you need to take them indoors during the colder months. Check the roots in Read more

What are some tips for successful seed starting?

Don’t start your seeds indoors too early. Plants become leggy and sometimes are not good producers once planted in the garden. Harden off seedlings 7 to 10 days before transplanting Read more

How to grow Boston Ferns

Boston ferns require the bright, direct light of a south window. They will do almost as well in a bright east window. For optimum growth, transplant a fern purchased in Read more

How do I care for my Amaryllis?

Amaryllis adds beauty to every interior! Forcing these wonderful flowers into bloom yourself is not hard to do and it gives you lots of satisfaction. You don’t need much to Read more

How to Plant a Container Garden

What is a Container Garden? Decorate your patio, deck, and walkways with easy-care containers full of your favorite flowers, vegetables, or herbs. In season, Wedel’s carries dozens of beautiful container Read more

How to Care for a Mulberry Tree

Check to see if mulberries will tolerate the weather in your area. You wouldn’t want to spend all of that time just to have it die a week or so Read more

Is there anything I can plant that the deer won’t like?

Plants on this list are not preferred by deer. It does not mean that deer always avoid them. If other food sources are available these plants will probably be overlooked. Read more

Seasonal Pond Care and Winterization

How should I care for my pond season by season?   How do I winterize my pond plants? In liner ponds, hardy plants can stay in the pond. Water plants Read more

Pond Troubleshooting

Green water is an algae bloom and can be a symptom of many different problems. Overfeeding, too few plants, too many fish, insufficient filtration or aeration, surface runoff, too much sunlight or water changes can contribute to green water. Read more