Blog & Advice

Clean the Air You Breathe with Houseplants

The cold temperatures of winter keep many of us cooped up in our homes with the heat on and the windows and doors closed. Although the cold stays out – something pretty important does not get in . . . fresh air! Homes and offices need fresh air to help remove...

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Trend-Worthy Houseplants for 2020

For many years, houseplants in the home consisted of a ficus tree in the corner and an African violet on the windowsill. Thankfully, times have changed. People are now embracing the aesthetic advantages of using multiple plants throughout the home and the many health...

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5 Gardening Resolutions for 2020

A new year is a great opportunity to make changes for the better. While many people will try to commit to eating better, saving money, etc., we'd like to suggest you commit some time to gardening in 2020. Gardening is an activity you can enjoy with the entire family....

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How to Care for Your Real Christmas Tree

Nothing captures the feeling of the holiday season more than the fragrant scent of a real Christmas tree. Here at Hicks Nurseries, we offer the finest and freshest trees available. Our selection includes thousands of premium grade balsam, fraser and blue fir trees....

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How Do I Care for My Poinsettia?

Poinsettias are the most popular flowering plant used to decorate homes and businesses during the holiday season. The plant is relatively easy to care for provided you follow a few simple tips. How to Care for Poinsettia When purchasing your poinsettia, do not leave...

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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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