10 Tips to Prepare Your Garden for Winter

by the Merrifield Education Team, November 9th 2015

When winter starts to roll around, many people are dreadful of its effects on their garden It seems almost inevitable that al... read more

FAQ About Bulbs

by the Merrifield Education Team, October 15th 2015

It is almost time to start planting your bulbs! While seeing the payoff from planting spring bulbs while it is still cold out... read more

What You Need To Know About Bulbs

by the Merrifield Education Team, September 28th 2015

Bulbs are the harbingers of spring Seeing the cheerful colors of crocus, grape hyacinths and daffodils popping up through the... read more

Japanese Maples: The Epitome of Style and Grace

by , September 21st 2015

Japanese maples are one of the most popular small ornamental trees in our area Who would have thought that a tree without sho... read more

Eight Tips for Growing Herbs

by the Merrifield Education Team, September 4th 2015

If you’ve never grown an herb garden, we urge you to try it There’s nothing quite like the wonderful aroma of lavender in... read more

Crape Myrtle: A Plant For All Seasons

by the Merrifield Education Team, June 17th 2015

Crape myrtle is the ultimate landscape plant That’s a pretty big claim to make, but what other plant has such a wide range ... read more

Smart Gardeners Have It Made In The Shade

by , June 8th 2015

Do you have a sun-challenged garden No problem! You don’t need bright sunlight to grow beautiful flowers Many trees, shrubs... read more

Southern Magnolia: The Quintessential Southern Tree

by , May 18th 2015

Grab an iced tea, a seat on the front porch and relax with the sweet fragrance of magnolia in the air Now this is Southern li... read more

Do I Have Termites?

by , April 16th 2015

David Yost, Merrifield Plant Specialist The signs of spring are everywhere! The cherry blossoms are spectacular Wild flowers ... read more



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