Houseplant of the Month: Norfolk Island Pine

Norfolk Island Pine Plant Features An easy-care houseplant, Norfolk Island pine is a festive holiday plant you can enjoy all year long! During the holidays, its needled branches look right at home decorated as a Christmas tree. After the holidays pass, remove the decorations and enjoy its classic look (and air-purifying powers) anywhere in your home. Though it’s called Norfolk …

Caring For Christmas Cactus

  Christmas Cacti are easy to grow. When they bloom, they produce colorful tubular flowers in pink or lilac colors. They bloom a long time indoors and they are low-maintenance houseplants, which makes them popular. We’ll bet someone in your family has a Christmas Cactus! Despite their name, Christmas cacti are not desert cacti. Their natural habit is one of an epiphyte …

Holiday Greens, Trees & Poinsettias

Come experience the joy of shopping locally. We have everything you need to make the Holidays Merry! Greens Decorate your home with a fresh wreath or greens. We will custom decorate wreaths, centerpieces, greens, patio pots to fit your decor! Poinsettias Come stroll through our greenhouse and select from over 25 varieties of our locally grown poinsettias! Christmas Trees Bring …

Trees for Troops

Trees for Troops, a program of the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation, provides free, farm-grown Christmas Trees to United States armed forces members in all branches of the military and their families. Donaldson’s Greenhouse has been taking part in the Trees for Troops program since 2016 and have donated hundreds of trees to this initiative with the help of our generous and …

Storing Dahlias for Winter

Tips for storing your dahlias Dahlias tubers can be enjoyed for years with proper handling in the fall. Follow these easy tips from National Garden Bureau member American Meadows on how to dig and store your dahlias tubers. Native to Mexico, dahlias won’t survive the freezing temperatures that many North American gardens experience. Digging and storing dahlias for the winter is extremely easy …

Re-Invigorate Your Lawn

Is your lawn looking weak and thin? Overseeding can help you get back to the thick, lush, green lawn you’ve always wanted. By spreading grass seed over your existing lawn, you can thicken up the thin areas, and your lawn will start to look terrific again. (This is different from reseeding, which is when you start over and plant a …

Fall is the Best Time For Planting!

Every gardener knows it. Fall is for planting. From the cooler weather and heaps of rain to fewer pests, diseases and weeds, fall has distinct planting benefits. Throughout the fall we will identify some of the best plants and activities to do in fall. Stay tuned for our expert tips, guest blog posts and giveaway’s. But in the meantime, learn …