How To’s

How to Plant a Pollinator Garden

Are ready to plant a pollinator garden, but aren't quite sure how to put it together? These base designs for native plant pollinator gardens are great templates for design and are customizable with substitutions for each plant. Choose the design [...]

June 19, 2023|

Improving your Soil with Compost

When should I add compost? If you have flower or veggie gardens that haven’t been producing strong plants with great foliage, prolific flowers, or good harvests, then it may be time to amend your soil with compost from [...]

May 3, 2022|

What Kind of Sun Does my Yard Get?

Four Basic Types of Sun Exposure Learning how to decipher the terminology on plant tags can be a challenge and translating it into choices that work for your yard can prove just as hard.  When it comes to the amount [...]

June 8, 2020|

Spring Garden Cleanup

Prepare the Way Spring garden cleanup can be one of the most satisfying parts of any home landscaper's journey. After a long winter and an early brown spring, we are ready to shed the 'ugh' and tidy up outside! While it’s often [...]

April 6, 2020|

Could you get paid to start a Bee Lawn?

If you've spent any time on the internet you've probably picked up on the fact that our Bees aren't doing well. In fact many pollinator species aren't thriving the way our environment and agricultural systems depend on them to do. [...]

March 11, 2020|

Amaryllis Care: The Secret to Rebloom

Amaryllis bulbs are known for their simple beauty and for the joy of the big reveal... We bring the humble bulbs into our homes and a few days later we get to behold the splendor of their big blooms. And [...]

January 29, 2020|

Tackle Fall Mole Troubles

You may have made it all summer without too much trouble but fall has brought a maze of grassy mounds around the yard. Many customers have been in looking for ways to fight the moles trying to do serious damage [...]

September 19, 2019|

August Lawn Care – Seeding and Crabgrass

Believe it or not, mid-August through mid-September is the ideal time for lawn seeding in the Midwest. If you are looking to start a new lawn or reseed a few sections now is the time to do it for the [...]

August 18, 2019|

Celebrate Memorial Day

Memorial Day is Monday, May 27 and Sargent’s Nursery is stocked to help you honor the memory of your loved ones.  With everything from classic cemetery urns and stands to beautiful containers.  Choose from our large assortment of geraniums, spikes, [...]

May 22, 2019|