Blog & Advice

Winter Pruning

One of the key elements for keeping your garden looking its best is proper pruning, and winter is a great time to get out there and get your garden in shape. (Both literally and figuratively) Why Winter? The winter months are an excellent time to do the lion share of...

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Facts about Poinsettias

Poinsettias are far and away the most popular Christmas plant. Red is the favorite color followed by white and pink. At Hicks Nurseries, our greenhouse is filled with a huge array of varieties for you to choose from. Sizes range from small mini poinsettias to giant...

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Winterizing Your Garden

With the gardening season coming to an end you have a few final tasks before you and your garden can settle in for a long winter’s nap. Remember, preparing the landscape for winter will pay dividends in the spring to come. Water Some of the most important winter prep...

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Bulbs: An Investment in Spring

Planting spring flowering bulbs before winter sets in is a gardener’s version of a 401K. Having those early flowers to look forward to helps us through the cold months of winter. But if you want that payoff in the spring, you need to make your payment now by getting...

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When to Plant Spring Blooming Bulbs

If you want a beautiful garden full of tulips, daffodils and other bulbs this spring, you must plant them now in the fall. Many bulbs require a cold period (winter) before they can produce a flower, so as you remove your summer annuals, take a moment to dig a little...

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Fall Recipe Favorites

The Fall season brings an abundance of delicious produce that can be made into breads, pies and cakes. Try one of these favorites for your family with fresh produce from Hicks Nurseries. Pumpkin Bread Ingredients: 3 1/3 cups of flour 2 tsp baking soda 1 ½ tsp salt 1...

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Fall Gardening: What to do Now

Fall can be a confusing time for the novice gardener. Their gardens are producing less, if any fruit and flowers are starting to look tired and leggy. The weather is cooler and it seems like the time to garden has ended . . . or has it? Fall is a great time to plant!...

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Designing and Installing a Pool

Often when people want to put a swimming pool in the backyard, they will call the local pool contractor and sign up for an installation. Unfortunately, most of the time, this is similar to someone that wants a house calling the lumberyard and ordering some wood....

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Front Yard Landscape Solutions

The first step to creating a beautiful front yard and entryway is to reach out to the experts at Hicks Landscapes. The completed front yard. Designed and installed by Hicks Landscapes. This particular client contacted Hicks Landscapes after finishing an extensive...

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