One Earth Edible Plants

The One Earth Edibles program provides sustainably grown and USDA certified organic vegetables and herbs to customers. Sustainability is very important to Carousel Garden Center and we are proud to provide our region with USDA certified organic vegetables and herbs from Peace Tree Farm. Peace Tree Farm uses state of the art technology in our greenhouses to promote sustainable growing practices. …

Why Choose Bumper Crop

A premium soil builder created exclusively by MASTER NURSERY® Garden Centers, BUMPER CROP® SOIL BUILDER contains only the finest all natural, rich, organic composted ingredients. This versatile soil amendment is excellent for all the garden uses listed below.

Deer-Lerious Plant Collection

#1,”Not Eatin’ This!” – Highest deer resistance, You can be highly confident that deer will not eat this plant, unless they are starving. Place in Sunny Area or Place in Shady Area. #2, “Can’t Stand This!” – High Deer resistance, when highly stressed they may nibble. You can be strongly confident that deer will not eat this – they are simply not interested. Place …

Get Creative with Succulents

Not many plants are as tolerant of their growing conditions like succulents are. Here’s how to make an easy table top design that is beautiful on its own, or works as a part of a larger project such as a fairy garden.

Create a Pollinator Garden

What you can do? Tips for Creating a Pollinator Friendly Garden Habitat By planting a pollinator-friendly garden you are making a difference for honey bees, bumble bees, other bees and pollinators that bring us 1 in every 3 bites of food. Establishing habitat can be challenging but there are certain things you can do to make it easier and more …

Earth Day 2017

WHEN IS EARTH DAY 2017? This observance always falls on April 22. On Earth Day, enjoy the tonic of fresh air, contact with the soil, and companionship with nature! Walk through the woods in search of emerging wildflowers and green moss. Go outside, no matter what the weather! WHAT IS EARTH DAY? Ever wondered how Earth Day started? This observance arose …

Attracting Birds To Your Yard

Wild birds require four things to be attracted to a backyard: food, water, shelter and nesting sites. If you make each of these four things available, you will be amazed at how many different species of birds become regular backyard guests. Food A good food source is the most important thing you need to attract birds. Food sources can be …

Butterfly Gardens

Butterfly gardens provide food and sanctuary for many vibrant species of Lepidoptera. This type of garden can be planted in even the busiest urban location. Offering even a small habitat can help support the butterfly population in your area. A container garden consisting of a few carefully selected bushes and flowering plants may be all it takes to attract these …

Fragrant Gardens Can Make Your Life Heavenly

Fragrant gardens are becoming very popular with home owners. Human beings are very sensitive to smells, both pleasant ones and unpleasant ones. We use all kinds of means to dispel the smells from our bathrooms from using spray scents to deodorants to ceiling exhaust fans. At the same time, the number of fragrances available in perfumes is enormous, not just …

Much Ado About Mulching

Mulch is an organic or inorganic material which is spread on top of soil and has numerous applications and benefits. This basic gardening technique is well worth understanding and a few simple points will enable even the novice gardener to use it like a pro.