How to Arrange Your Valentine’s Roses in a Vase

by the Merrifield Education Team, February 7th 2016

Rose bouquets and arrangements are a beautiful and timeless Valentine’s Day gift Arranging your own vase of roses and o... read more

Gardens for Play

by Mary Kirk Menefee, February 5th 2016

Mary Kirk Menefee, Merrifield Landscape Designer Even before I became a mom, I was fascinated by how children play and their ... read more

Winter Vignettes

by , February 3rd 2016

Mary Kirk Menefee, Merrifield Landscape Designer In my travels as a landscape designer, I hear a cycle of complaints about pl... read more

Ready or Not, Here Snow Comes

by , January 21st 2016

David Yost, Merrifield Plant Specialist It was Christmas, 69 degrees, sunny and somehow we had managed to escape winter Two w... read more

Our Japanese Maple Picks

by , September 21st 2015

Japanese maples are one of the most popular small ornamental trees in our area Whether it’s a weeping variety or a larger, ... read more

Groundcovers: Growing A Wall-To-Wall Carpet

by , August 6th 2015

This post was updated in February 2021 Original post is from 2015 Groundcovers may be some of the smallest plants we carry, b... 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

Plant List for Butterfly Gardens

by , May 15th 2015

Flitting from flower to flower in search of nectar, butterflies are absolutely wonderful in the garden Unfortunately, because... 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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