Blog & Advice

Best Garden Gifts for Dad

With Father’s Day quickly approaching it’s time to get serious about a gift for Dad! Trees and shrubs make a great gift. Give dad a break and take advantage of our expert planting services. You pick it, we’ll deliver and plant it. Here are our favorite garden gifts...

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Summer Pruning Made Simple

By Ken Muellers, Pruning Expert, Senior landscape Designer, CNLP April and May showers are bringing many flowers, along with a lot of new growth on the plants in the garden. In some cases, maybe a little more growth than wanted. That is where summer pruning comes in....

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Adding Colorful Plants to the Garden

As the landscape begins to leaf out around us and gets greener by the day, you may be looking to add some colorful plants, (other than green!) to your garden. Nothing adds color quicker, and for more of the season than planting annual flowers. Sizing things up: If you...

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3 Fun Ways to Use a Hanging Basket in Your Garden

If you are looking for the simplest way to create a full and fabulous garden, look no further than the fantastic hanging basket. Chock full of healthy, flowering plants, they are available in a myriad of colors and varieties. Choose from begonias to petunias and...

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Great Gifts Mom will Love for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 12th and here at Hicks Nurseries we have a great selection of gifts to show mom how much you care. This includes gorgeous hanging baskets, planters and garden accents. Here are our favorite Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Garden Roses Give...

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How to Create a Butterfly Garden

Attracting these fantastic fluttering fancies to your butterfly garden is easy. With the right plants and understanding the needs of the butterfly, you will not only have these winged beauties in your backyard but get them to stay longer! Butterflies have 4...

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Pruning Plants with a Purpose

One of the main contributing factors to maintaining a healthy and beautiful landscape is pruning.  The act of pruning plants can be physically demanding, but it’s the mental preparation and planning that is key to the success of this crucial skill.  The following...

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Vegetable Gardening: 5 Tips for Success

We all dream about the things we would like to have, including healthy and beautiful gardens. Growing a bountiful organic vegetable garden that nourishes a healthy lifestyle, or a gorgeous flower garden that nourishes the soul, are goals almost anyone can reach with...

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