Green Circle Growers Blog

How to Create a Hand-Tied French Bouquet

Green Circle Growers - Thursday, August 30, 2012

To make a stunning hand-tied French bouquet, you will need: ...read more

Create a Picture-Perfect Flower Arrangement

Green Circle Growers - Wednesday, August 22, 2012

To create a picture-perfect flower arrangement, you will need: ...read more

Tips for Growing Beautiful Roses

Green Circle Growers - Thursday, May 10, 2012

One of America’s favorite flowers, roses grace gardens with their beauty and heady fragrance all summer long. From June to September, rose bushes bloom with a profusion of colorful flowers from pale pinks to luscious salmons and sunny yellows to deep reds. Roses do require attention but are not the prima donnas of old. Modern rose varieties are hardier and more disease and pest-resistant than the roses your grandmother may have fussed over. Today, gardeners of all experience levels can grow roses successfully.  ...read more

Gardening Focus Shifts Indoors as Winter Approaches

Green Circle Growers - Tuesday, November 30, 2010

With freezing nights and the first snow flurries heralding the approach of winter, it’s time to shift your gardening focus indoors. Indoor plants stir memories of sweetly-scented summer air, making the journey through the coming cold, dark months a little brighter. A gentle reminder that spring will return, indoor plants warm winter rooms with a soothing wash of verdant green, providing a pleasant counterpoint to the stark winter landscape outside your kitchen window. ...read more

Plant Bulbs Now to Ensure Beautiful Spring

Green Circle Growers - Tuesday, November 09, 2010

These crisp fall days before the ground hardens with frost are the perfect time to plant spring-flowering bulbs like Tulips, Daffodils and Hyacinths. Bulbs planted now will cover your spring garden with a fragrant blanket of soft pastels and bold color. ...read more

Providing Support for Climbing Plants

Green Circle Growers - Thursday, October 07, 2010

Climbing plants quickly outgrow the support capabilities of their slender trunks. As vines grow and flowers bloom, the weight of all that growth makes plants top-heavy. If climbing plants are not adequately supported, plant stalks can bend or snap, damaging and in some cases killing the plant. ...read more

Additional Tips and Tricks for Flower Drying

Green Circle Growers - Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Preserve the beauty of your summer garden for year-round enjoyment by drying flowers for later use. Dried flowers make lovely, carefree arrangements or can be used to make fragrant potpourri. ...read more