Garden Color

Jonathan Burns
Rare Finds for Spring 2022

Tallahassee Nurseries has a long history of searching out new and unusual plants to offer to our loyal patrons. We are constantly seeking out new growers to expand the plant palette of Tallahassee gardeners. This year, we reached all the way to Oregon for a

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Jonathan Burns
Extending The Camellia Season

If you live in the Tallahassee area you no doubt know camellias are those pretty flowers in the winter time and you’re probably familiar with your 2 or 3 favorite kinds, but did you know there are not just a few types but literally thousands

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Jonathan Burns
How to Use Frost Cloth Properly

Each winter, I see all manner of eye-catching decorations in area front yards. I’m not just talking about flying reindeer. Each time a hard freeze is expected, you may find your neighbors draping everything from floral-print sheets to hats and scarves over the plants in their yard. If you’ve been confused at this unusual dress-up game, follow these guidelines to make sure your garden preparations for a cold night pay off.

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Mickey Clickner
Winter Color Guide

 PANSIES Pansies are one of the most popular and recognizable cool weather annuals across the country. Pansies offer charming round flowers that create a pop of color from fall till spring. Pansies and violas have edible flowers frequently used to add unique color to salads

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Mickey Clickner
Water Garden Guide

Peace, tranquility and soothing sounds are just some of the benefits of incorporating a water feature to your garden. Picture rocking on the porch, cold iced tea in your hand on a hot summer day only to be cooled down further by the refreshing sounds of your water feature.

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Jonathan Burns
Hydrangeas for Mother’s Day

Hydrangeas are a classic for Mother’s Day, and with good reason. The soft, colorful blooms look like surreal paintings, adding splashes of blue, pink, and purple to the garden, right around Mother’s Day each year.

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Jonathan Burns
Louisiana Irises: Living Art From Our Own Backyard

Irises have inspired artists for centuries. Even masters like Van Gogh and Monet tried to capture the alluring beauty of these spring blooms. Despite the creativity and skill of these paintings, the real thing, the flower itself, still possesses the most magic.

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Jonathan Burns
Japanese Magnolias

While anyone can enjoy the trees at our local parks, you can bring home your very own Japanese Magnolia, to enjoy every year in your own garden.

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Mickey Clickner
Indeterminate VS Determinate Tomatoes

Growing tomatoes in Tallahassee is one of the staple spring crops we’re able to cultivate! There are dozens of varieties to choose from making things not only a tasty adventure but, also super interesting. Before you jump into growing some for yourself, and maybe even

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Kaelin Riché
Amaryllis: The Holiday Plant Gift that Keeps on Giving!

Amaryllis are easy-to-grow bulbs that come in a plethora of color options, from solid red, white, pink, or green to striped with all sorts of patterns and petal formations. Everyone has their personal favorite, from the classic Red Lion to the unique Sumatra and Picotee.

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Mickey Clickner
Hanging Baskets: Benefits & Tips

Hanging Baskets Hanging baskets are one of the easiest and most popular ways of bringing your garden or landscape to new heights (pun intended).  Not only are hanging baskets beautiful, they also last longer than cut flowers and are easily moveable. They don’t require digging

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Tallahassee Nurseries
Hail to Variegated Plants!

My love affair with variegated plants started in my early garden years. Whether walking through a botanical garden or arboretum, my eyes were immediately drawn to the distinctness of these plants.

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Jonathan Burns
What is Fortuniana Rootstock?

Fortuniana Rootstock Roses are Great…but What Does That Mean? Some plants are grown with special roots that help them survive in tough environments. These special roots are called “rootstock”. Growers are able to take the roots of one plant, the top from another plant, and

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Tallahassee Nurseries
HYDRANGEAS, A SPLASH OF COLOR

This time of year, everyone is looking for creative ways to add color to their yards or gardens. We at Tallahassee Nurseries have an easy solution for you…beautiful hydrangeas! Hydrangeas are easy to care for shrubs that can add texture, showy color, and a bit

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