How to Start a Vegetable Garden with Your Family

by David Yost, Merrifield Plant Specialist, March 26th 2020

With spring officially here, now is a great time to start a cool season vegetable garden with herbs, potatoes, onions and lea... read more

Air Plant Guide

by , February 24th 2020

Tillandsia, often known as air plants, are a popular variety of houseplant that originates in Central and South America as we... read more

Solutions to Common Winter Houseplant Issues

by Alex Pawlukiewicz, Merrifield Plant Specialist, January 28th 2020

The natural beauty of houseplants can really boost our moods and take the bitterness out of a cold winter Creating an oasis w... read more

Orchid Repotting Made Easy

by David Yost, December 30th 2019

This post was originally published in January 2018 Many people are intimidated by the process of repotting orchids, but it is... read more

Growing Fall Root Vegetables

by Alex Pawlukiewicz, Merrifield Plant Specialist, September 12th 2019

Fall is a wonderful time to grow root vegetables Carrots, radishes, turnips and beets are easy to grow and add fresh flavor t... read more

Managing Grubs in Your Lawn and Garden

by Alex Pawlukiewicz, Merrifield Plant Specialist, July 24th 2019

Have you been noticing large patches of dead grass in your lawn that peels up like a carpet If so, you may have a problem wit... read more

How to Plant in a Container without Drainage Holes

by Merrifield Education Team, July 17th 2019

Ideally, plant containers have holes for drainage when you purchase them, but as most gardeners know, the perfect vessel may ... read more

Bright Ideas for Dark Rooms

by Merrifield Education Team, July 10th 2019

Houseplants can brighten even the darkest homes with a fresh feeling and bright blooms However, not all of us are lucky enoug... read more

Creating Herb Gardens with Containers

by Peg Bier, Merrifield Plant Specialist, July 9th 2019

Peg Bier, Merrifield Plant Specialist There is value in seeing new possibilities when something you cherish dies In this case... read more



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