Garden Notes & Recipes

How and When to Aerate Your Lawn

August 23, 2021
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Before your lawn goes into hibernation, follow these tips for aerating and caring for your grass.   Autumn is approaching: a time to cozy up…

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Spring Chicken Soup

August 16, 2021
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Use up your summer-harvested vegetables in this simple chicken soup! INGREDIENTS: 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 2 large carrots, chopped 2…

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Mums 101

August 16, 2021
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Mum’s the word! Read our secrets for getting your mums planted now and how you can help them survive the winter.   While planting chrysanthemums…

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Seasonal Berries Cake

August 9, 2021
Seasonal Berries Cake Wallace's Garden Center

Treat yourself to the fruits of your labor with this tasty dessert! INGREDIENTS: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup firmly packed…

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Keep ‘em Green—How to Water Trees in the Heat

August 9, 2021
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Save the trees! Try these watering tips to help your trees get through extreme heat.   Get your sunglasses on and stay hydrated! When the…

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Houseplants & National Wellness Month

August 5, 2021
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Corn, Avocado, and Tomato Salad

August 2, 2021
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Whip up this simple salad with fresh summer veggies from your garden. INGREDIENTS: 3 ears corn, preferably yellow, shucked  Kosher salt and freshly ground black…

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Pretty Planters for August Heat

August 2, 2021
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Try these tips to give your garden the green light to keep growing during the summer heat.   The summer heat and harsh rays of…

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The Fastest Growing Evergreens in the Midwest

July 26, 2021
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Plant these fast-growing evergreens to create style, add privacy, and invite wildlife to your backyard.   The humble evergreen shouldn’t be overlooked! Plant fast-growing evergreens…

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Blackberry Peach Cobbler

July 26, 2021
blackberry peach cobbler Wallace's Garden Center

This cobbler is jam-packed with fresh fruit flavors! INGREDIENTS: FILLING: 8 cups fresh blackberries 8 cups peeled, sliced peaches 3 cups sugar 3/4 cup all-purpose…

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