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Year-Round Care for your Holiday Amaryllis

Year-Round Amaryllis Care

Amaryllis bulbs are a great gift to give and receive at the holidays. In the doldrums of winter it’s so nice to see their happy faces blooming and with proper care, the bulb you receive can bloom year after year. If you are giving the bulb as a gift or have received one, the bulb should be kept in a cool, dry location with air circulation until they can be ... read more

23rd December 2013

Wilt-Pruf: Protect your Trees and Shrubs Through the Winter

Healthy Rhododendron

Have you ever noticed your rhododendrons looking brown, sad and droopy after the winter thaw and things begin to green up again? Your poor plant may have been the victim of what’s called “winter kill.” The drying winds and frozen ground of winter deprive plants of their natural moisture intake and cause this issue. Using an anti-transpirant will  prevent winter burn and our experts here at Great Garden Supply recommend ... read more

19th November 2013

Ask the Expert: Downy Mildew or Tomato Blight invading your garden?

Tomato Blight

Question I had a healthy garden up until about two years ago when a tropical rain storm came through and rained for 3 days. A few days after the rain stopped, I noticed a whitish, moldy look on some leaves. Soon after that, the leaves developed dead, brown spots, withered and then eventually died. This issue spread throughout my entire garden. I have tried Copper, Neem Oil and Daconil with ... read more

16th July 2013