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North Creek's weekly informative blog about the Landscape Plug™, gardening, design, native plants, and garden ecology!

THE PLUG© - Week 3820: Selecting a Solidago

THE PLUG© - Week 3820: Selecting a Solidago

https://bit.ly/SolidagoSeason

Choosing a goldenrod for a project? With so many Solidago species and cultivars available, we go through what we offer and their differences to help you make the best selection for your site. 

THE PLUG© - Week 3620: Why don't you grow this?

THE PLUG© - Week 3620: Why don't you grow this?

https://bit.ly/whydontyougrowthis

Why North Creek grows what it grows - a grower's perspective on why certain native plants are hard to find in the marketplace. 

THE PLUG© - Week 3520: Shipping Racks

THE PLUG© - Week 3520: Shipping Racks

https://bit.ly/ShippingRacks20

Save time and money by utilizing our shipping racks delivered directly to your job site. Don't know what you need to qualify? Read on to learn!

THE PLUG© - Week 3420: What is a nativar?

THE PLUG© - Week 3420: What is a nativar?

https://bit.ly/Nativars20

A contentious subject - what to use for a project? Native plants? Cultivars? Nativars? We explore the different takes on this topic. 

THE PLUG© - Week 3320: Fall Planting

THE PLUG© - Week 3320: Fall Planting

https://bit.ly/PlantinFall20

Is fall the best time to plant? Get the scoop on the pros and cons of installing plants in the fall. 

THE PLUG© - Week 3220: Modern Flowers

THE PLUG© - Week 3220: Modern Flowers

https://bit.ly/ModernFlowers20

Plants for modern garden design - elevate your aesthetic with modern, sculptural plant selections

THE PLUG© - Week 3120: Drought + Disease

THE PLUG© - Week 3120: Drought + Disease

https://bit.ly/droughtanddisease

Drought and disease in late summer  - what to look for in the garden and how to fix it

THE PLUG© - Week 3020: Plants for Heat + Humidity

THE PLUG© - Week 3020: Plants for Heat + Humidity

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/were-meeeelting-its-so-hot

We're in the middle of summer and boy is it hot! We have a list of plants that not only tolerate the heat and humidity but relish it!

THE PLUG© - Week 2920: Flower Power ASAP

THE PLUG© - Week 2920: Flower Power ASAP

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/flower-power-asap

What to plant for beautiful blooms in June, July, and August. Design your gardens knowing what's in flower when!

THE PLUG© - Week 2820: Improved Plant Search

THE PLUG© - Week 2820: Improved Plant Search

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/improved-plant-search-for-your-design-needs

IMPROVED plant search with new features and additional search requirements help you navigate our 400+ plants to find exactly what you need for each project. Get tips on how to utilize our plant search and what's new. 

THE PLUG© - Week 2720: Drought Stress

THE PLUG© - Week 2720: Drought Stress

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/if-you-are-thirsty-your-plants-are-too

It's hot out there! New plantings can be stressed as temperatures rise and precipation wanes. We give you the signs of drought stress and how often you should water in high summer. 

THE PLUG© - Week 2620: Panicum

THE PLUG© - Week 2620: Panicum

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-panicum

Meet our Panicum collection! Learn about the switchgrass varieties we offer, the differences between them, and what these warm-season grasses do for the environment and local wildlife. 

THE PLUG© - Week 2520: Garden Perennial Maintenance that Elevates

THE PLUG© - Week 2520: Garden Perennial Maintenance that Elevates

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/looking-for-simple-ways-to-elevate-a-clients-garden

Looking for simple ways to elevate a client's garden? A list of perennials that can use summer maintenance to take the garden from good to great. 

THE PLUG© - Week 2420: PSA on Spotted Lanternfly

THE PLUG© - Week 2420: PSA on Spotted Lanternfly

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/squash-it

They're Ba-AAACK! A PSA on Spotted Lanternfly.

THE PLUG© - Week 2220: 5 things I wish I knew before I started using LPs

THE PLUG© - Week 2220: 5 things I wish I knew before I started using LPs

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/5-things-i-wish-i-knew-before-using-landscape-plugs

After a couple of decades of experience working with Landscape Plugs, here are 5 things we wish we knew when we first started using them for installation projects. 

THE PLUG© - Week 2120: Trim Before Shipping

THE PLUG© - Week 2120: Trim Before Shipping

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/who-chopped-my-plants

Who CHOPPED my plants?! (We did.) Here are the reasons we trim your plants before we ship them. 

THE PLUG© - Week 2020: Preparing a New Planting Site

THE PLUG© - Week 2020: Preparing a New Planting Site

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/preparing-a-new-planting-site-on-the-plug

Our tips and methods to prepare a new planting site, just in time for spring installations. 

THE PLUG© - Week 1920: Surviving Early-Season Weeds

THE PLUG© - Week 1920: Surviving Early-Season Weeds

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-beat-back-early-season-weeds

Early-season weeds are a bane to every spring garden. We round up our favorite strategies to eliminate or lessen your weed labor, making it easier for you and your garden maintenance. 

THE PLUG© - Week 1819: Working with Kind Earth Growers

THE PLUG© - Week 1819: Working with Kind Earth Growers

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-looking-for-wetland-plants

We've partnered with Kind Earth Growers to bring you more wetland plants! Learn what new plants we offer and get a complete plant list of water-loving favorites for your next installation. 

THE PLUG© - Week 1720: Earth Day 2020

THE PLUG© - Week 1720: Earth Day 2020

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-you-us-earth

On the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, we reflect on our mission - to provide plants to improve the connection between humans and the natural environment. 

THE PLUG© - Week 1520: Spring Ephemerals

THE PLUG© - Week 1520: Spring Ephemerals

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-virginia-bluebells-in-spring

Virginia bluebells are ready to ship! This woodland favorites are a beautiful spring ephemeral that we only carry for a short time. Find out why and what other spring plants grow great with them on this week's The Plug. 

THE PLUG© - Week 1420: Native plants in the herb garden

THE PLUG© - Week 1420: Native plants in the herb garden

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-herb-garden-with-native-plants

Want to add wildlife value to your kitchen and herb garden? Herb gardens are a wonderful way to add fresh taste and nutrition to your food but with these native plants, you can also provide more diverse offerings to pollinators while boosting your health!

THE PLUG© - Week 1320: Where to order plants online

THE PLUG© - Week 1320: Where to order plants online

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-get-your-garden-plants-online

For when you can't get to your local garden center, here is our list of reputable online plant dealers that ship directly to your door. Everything from hard-to-find plants, vegetables, herbs, flowers, shrubs, and even trees! It's all here and it ain't Amazon. 

THE PLUG© - Week 1220: Gardener's Quarantine Survival Kit

THE PLUG© - Week 1220: Gardener's Quarantine Survival Kit

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-beautiful-plant-goodness-for-when-youre-stuck-inside

Here it is. Beautiful plant goodness for when you're stuck inside. So, whether you're self-isolating or because of bad weather, we've got our favorite shows, podcasts, and books to help you get through this!

THE PLUG© - Week 1120: The Power of Ferns

THE PLUG© - Week 1120: The Power of Ferns

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-why-you-should-pre-order-your-ferns

Now is the perfect time to order ferns in time for spring and early summer planting. We'll tell you why they're available for only a short window and teach you when is the best time to plant them. 

THE PLUG© - Week 1020: Ecologically-minded Gardens

THE PLUG© - Week 1020: Ecologically-minded Gardens

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-ecologically-minded-gardens

Are you transitioning a monoculture of lawn into a diverse pollinator haven? We're with you! In this post, we're giving you some of our favorite resources in how to add more wildlife value to your landscape. Together, we can create victory gardens for our pollinators!

THE PLUG© - Week 0920: New to North Creek? How to use our Availability

THE PLUG© - Week 0920: New to North Creek? How to use our Availability

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-ordering-with-north-creek

New to working with North Creek Nurseries? We've made a step-by-step tutorial on how to use our availability and order with us. 

THE PLUG© - Week 0820: Virginia Wild-Rye

THE PLUG© - Week 0820: Virginia Wild-Rye

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-elymus-virginicus-virginia-wild-rye

Virginia wild-rye (Elymus virginicus) is now only available through custom-grow. Learn why this plant, and some others, have been taken off our current availability but can still be grown for your landscape projects. 

THE PLUG© - Week 0720: 2020 Catalog + Resource Guide

THE PLUG© - Week 0720: 2020 Catalog + Resource Guide

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-2020-catalog

It's here! It's online! See our online 2020 catalog + resource guide - full of our plants and lists for everything from what's deer-resistant to what's good to plant in a green roof. Not just a catalog - so much more!

THE PLUG© - Week 0620: Talking new plants

THE PLUG© - Week 0620: Talking new plants

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-talking-new-plants

Talking new plants and new products - what they are, how we choose them, and what's the next big thing on the horizon - with Brigitte Crawford, our New Products Manager. 

THE PLUG© - Week 0520: Hit the ground running

THE PLUG© - Week 0520: Hit the ground running

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-hit-the-ground-running

Three native sedges that cover bare ground FAST after extensive ground restoration work

THE PLUG© - Week 0420: Beat the winter blues

THE PLUG© - Week 0420: Beat the winter blues

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-beat-the-winter-blues

Easy native plant ideas to bolster the ecological benefits to your tropical garden

THE PLUG© - Week 0320: Plant this, NOT that!

THE PLUG© - Week 0320: Plant this, NOT that!

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-plant-this-not-that

12 easy native substitutes for common non-native plants in the garden

THE PLUG© - Week 0220: We're on the Road

THE PLUG© - Week 0220: We're on the Road

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/were-on-the-road

We've hit the road! Find out where the Creekers are heading for the 2020 season 

THE PLUG© - Week 5219: Welcome 2020 with new plants!

THE PLUG© - Week 5219: Welcome 2020 with new plants!

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-welcoming-2020-with-new-plants

New North Creek plant introductions for the coming year!

THE PLUG© - Week 5019: Trial Offerings

THE PLUG© - Week 5019: Trial Offerings

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/were-trying-new-things-are-you

We've introduced trial offerings! What is it and what does this mean for you?

THE PLUG© - Week 4819: Winter Holiday Project Ideas

THE PLUG© - Week 4819: Winter Holiday Project Ideas

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-winter-holiday-project-inspiration

Need some inspiration for winter outdoor decor? Planters, containers, and a tree just for the wildlife are explored for this holiday season!

THE PLUG© - Week 4719: Continuing Education Opporunities

THE PLUG© - Week 4719: Continuing Education Opporunities

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-plant-conferences-worth-checking-out

As the season winds down, we reflect on some of our favorite conferences, symposia, and tradeshows to network, increase our knowledge, and gather inspiration. 

THE PLUG© - Week 4619: Delayed Fall Projects

THE PLUG© - Week 4619: Delayed Fall Projects

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-protecting-plants-during-project-delays

Our customer service team's best tips on how to protect your plants if your fall planting project is delayed

THE PLUG© - Week 4519: GSI Maintenance

THE PLUG© - Week 4519: GSI Maintenance

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-maintenance-for-stormwater-systems

Maintenance for green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) - ensure longevity with proper care

THE PLUG© - Week 4419: Rethinking the lawn

THE PLUG© - Week 4419: Rethinking the lawn

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/rethinking-the-lawn

Our top native plant picks to use an alternative to lawn

THE PLUG© - Week 4319: Entering Dormancy

THE PLUG© - Week 4319: Entering Dormancy

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-theyre-not-dying

Are they dying?! Nope, plants shipping now are just going to sleep!

THE PLUG© - Week 4119: Plant failures in garden design

THE PLUG© - Week 4119: Plant failures in garden design

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-garden-design-plant-failures

Figuring out how and why a plant didn't perform in garden design

THE PLUG© - Week 4019: Gardening is for the birds!

THE PLUG© - Week 4019: Gardening is for the birds!

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-bringing-birds-in-the-the-garden

Here's how to bring birds into the garden with the best native perennial plants to provide food + shelter. 

THE PLUG© - Week 3919: Lookout for seed!

THE PLUG© - Week 3919: Lookout for seed!

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-increasing-your-garden-plants

Increase your garden plants easily - now is an excellent time to look out for ripening seed. What to look for and our lazy gardener hacks on the easiest ways to grow natives from seed!

THE PLUG© - Week 3819: Rodent Issues

THE PLUG© - Week 3819: Rodent Issues

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-rodent-problems

I got 99 problems but a chipmunk ain't one! Keeping chipmunks, rabbits, and other small animals out of your garden!

THE PLUG© - Week 3719: Shade Groundcovers

THE PLUG© - Week 3719: Shade Groundcovers

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-more-than-vinca

More than vinca... beautiful colors and textures to use in low-maintenance shady spots!

THE PLUG© - Week 3619: Classic Foundation Plantings

THE PLUG© - Week 3619: Classic Foundation Plantings

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-classic-looks

Plants for a foundation planting that are low-maintenance, easy, and beautiful!

THE PLUG© - Week 3519: Deer Tolerance

THE PLUG© - Week 3519: Deer Tolerance

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-deer-in-the-garden

Everything you need to know on what to do to prevent deer pressure in the garden!

THE PLUG© - Week 3419: Late-Blooming Winners

THE PLUG© - Week 3419: Late-Blooming Winners

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-late-season-knock-outs

Perennials that can take a beating and stay on top. Flower power that doesn't just WOW but helps local insects. We're taking a look at some late-season native champions for a fall show. 

THE PLUG© - Week 3319: Exploring Coreopsis

THE PLUG© - Week 3319: Exploring Coreopsis

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-coreopsis-blooms

From swamps to hillsides, there's a Coreopsis for every garden!

THE PLUG© - Week 3219: Planting Windows

THE PLUG© - Week 3219: Planting Windows

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-planting-windows

When should you plant our Landscape Plugs? Here are the advantages and disadvantages to each time frame in the growing season to figure out your ideal planting window. 

THE PLUG© - Week 3019: Full-Sun Perennials around Black Walnut

THE PLUG© - Week 3019: Full-Sun Perennials around Black Walnut

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-sunny-black-walnut-tolerance

Do you have a black walnut tree removed from your garden site recently? Here are our top picks for full-sun perennials tolerant of black walnut to put in your garden, a continuation from Plug post. 

THE PLUG© - Week 3119: Visit a Public Garden!

THE PLUG© - Week 3119: Visit a Public Garden!

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-visit-a-public-garden

See our Landscape Plugs in action by checking out plants in public spaces! Here are some recommendations for great public gardens to visit, state-by-state.

THE PLUG© - Week 2919: Bird Protection

THE PLUG© - Week 2919: Bird Protection

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-foul-water-fowl

How to protect your newly-installed landscape from persistent waterfowl pests

THE PLUG© - Week 2819: Deeply Rooted

THE PLUG© - Week 2819: Deeply Rooted

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-deep-roots

Why use prairie plants? Grow deeper as we explore the benefits of natives with deep roots and how they can boost your garden and its design. 

THE PLUG© - Week 2719: Summer Irrigation

THE PLUG© - Week 2719: Summer Irrigation

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-summer-irrigation

How to irrigate your newly planted Landscape Plugs through the summer, the signs of drought stress and an overview of different forms of irrigation to decide what is best for you and your site.

THE PLUG© - Week 2619: Massive Flower Bloom!

THE PLUG© - Week 2619: Massive Flower Bloom!

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-seasonal-color-event

A month-by-month list of our favorite perennials to create a massive seasonal bloom event in the garden!

THE PLUG© - Week 2519: Maintenance Schedules Pt 2

THE PLUG© - Week 2519: Maintenance Schedules Pt 2

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-maintenance-schedules-part-two

A deeper look into scheduling large landscape maintenance with two free downloadable documents to help you plan!

THE PLUG© - Week 2419: Beyond Asters

THE PLUG© - Week 2419: Beyond Asters

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-aster-relatives

Utilizing Aster-relatives for filling the perennial garden with durable blooms all summer long.

THE PLUG© - Week 2319: Maintenance Schedules

THE PLUG© - Week 2319: Maintenance Schedules

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-maintenance-schedules

A look into the calendar year for maintenance and care of large landscapes to plan and schedule weed controls methods

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THE PLUG© - Landscape Maintenance Schedule

THE PLUG© - Week 2119: Geranium Blooms

THE PLUG© - Week 2119: Geranium Blooms

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-geranium-bloom

A guide to the Geraniums we offer and when they bloom

THE PLUG© - Week 2019: Hands-on Landscape Plug Workshop

THE PLUG© - Week 2019: Hands-on Landscape Plug Workshop

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-hands-on-workshop

Join us, as part of the Native Plants in the Landscape Conference, in using plants to tune into the power of green infrastructure!

THE PLUG© - Week 1919: Plants for the South

THE PLUG© - Week 1919: Plants for the South

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-southern-plants

For the humid heat and acidic clay soils of The South, we give a list of 100+ native plants that can survive even the swampiest of weather!

THE PLUG© - Week 1819: Using an Auger

THE PLUG© - Week 1819: Using an Auger

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-easier-landscape-installation

Installing hundreds of Landscape Plugs but short on time? We introduce you to our favorite spring planting tool, the 3" auger. 

THE PLUG© - Week 1719: Installation Date Delayed

THE PLUG© - Week 1719: Installation Date Delayed

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-installation-delays

What to do if your installation date is delayed...

THE PLUG© - Week 1619: SET IT ALL ON FIRE!

THE PLUG© - Week 1619: SET IT ALL ON FIRE!

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-fire-as-a-tool

Controlled burns as a landscape management tool

THE PLUG© - Week 1519: Mertensia viriginica only available in spring

THE PLUG© - Week 1519: Mertensia viriginica only available in spring

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-mertenisa-virginica

Why are Virginia bluebells only available in spring? What about Celandine poppy?

THE PLUG© - Week 1419: What to expect with your Landscape Plugs™

THE PLUG© - Week 1419: What to expect with your Landscape Plugs™

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-new-to-north-creek

New to working with North Creek? Here is what to expect with our Landscape Plugs

THE PLUG© - Week 1319: Cool-Season Weed Control

THE PLUG© - Week 1319: Cool-Season Weed Control

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-cool-season-weed-control

Things are growing again...! But they're mostly weeds. A look at weed control timing. 

THE PLUG© - Week 1219: Evergreen Basal Rosettes

THE PLUG© - Week 1219: Evergreen Basal Rosettes

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-evergreen-basal-rosettes

Using what's there- utilizing a plant's characteristics for design + function

THE PLUG© - Week 2318: After Installation

THE PLUG© - Week 2318: After Installation

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries.com/the-plug-is-back

Monitoring your new Landscape Plugs

THE PLUG© - Week 3018: The Value of Mulch

THE PLUG© - Week 3018: The Value of Mulch

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries.com/week-30-the-value-of-mulch

To mulch or not to mulch? The use of mulch in the landscape

THE PLUG© - Week 3118: Irrigation

THE PLUG© - Week 3118: Irrigation

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries.com/site-irrigation-3118

How long should I water? The importance of irrigating newly-installed plugs in your landscape

THE PLUG© - Week 3218: Sedge Swap

THE PLUG© - Week 3218: Sedge Swap

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries.com/carex-swaps-for-planting

Want to try something new? Here are 4 other plants to try beyond Pennsylvania sedge, Carex pensylvanica

THE PLUG© - Week 3518: Rain Gardens

THE PLUG© - Week 3518: Rain Gardens

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-whats-a-little-rain

What's a little rain? Checking in with our 3-year-old rain garden and learning how rain gardens help with flooding after a storm

THE PLUG© - Week 3618: Weed Management

THE PLUG© - Week 3618: Weed Management

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-what-weed-is-that

The first step to weed management is properly identifying common weeds. Here are some of the most common weeds found in the Mid-Atlantic with recommended strategies for their control and removal.  

THE PLUG© - Week 3718: This Instead of That

THE PLUG© - Week 3718: This Instead of That

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-this-instead-of-that

Here are our favorite Top 10 Native Plants to plant en masse outcompete the weeds as part of your weed management strategy

THE PLUG© - Week 3818: Warm-Season Grass Installation

THE PLUG© - Week 3818: Warm-Season Grass Installation

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-now-is-the-time

Now is the time! When to have your warm-season grasses installed at your project

THE PLUG© - Week 3918: Garden Tours

THE PLUG© - Week 3918: Garden Tours

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-first-friday-garden-tours

Ever wanted to visit North Creek Nurseries? Come to our First Friday Garden Tour, the 1st Friday of every month to learn about our plants, how we do things, and maybe, a little inspiration. 

THE PLUG© - Week 4018: Aster Bloom

THE PLUG© - Week 4018: Aster Bloom

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-aster-bloom-1340621

With over a dozen different Asters available from North Creek, here is our bloom chart to make sense of the collection and to stagger your garden bloom time for massive effect!

THE PLUG© - Week 4118: Brookside Gardens

THE PLUG© - Week 4118: Brookside Gardens

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-brookside-gardens

Visiting Brookside Gardens in Maryland, two years after renovating their parking lot using the Landscape Plug

THE PLUG© - Week 4218: Waiting for Flowers

THE PLUG© - Week 4218: Waiting for Flowers

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-worth-the-wait

Investing in your garden: three of our favorite spring-time bloomers with flower power that is well worth the wait

THE PLUG© - Week 4318: Fall Garden Clean-up

THE PLUG© - Week 4318: Fall Garden Clean-up

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-fall-cutback

Timing your garden cutbacks: why we prefer cleaning up our garden in the spring over the fall

THE PLUG© - Week 4418: The Grave Gardeners!

THE PLUG© - Week 4418: The Grave Gardeners!

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-worth-the-wait-1340673

Just in time for Halloween, we check out the beautiful work done to revitalize a local cemetery in Philadelphia with the Grave Gardeners

THE PLUG© - Week 4518: Garden Thugs

THE PLUG© - Week 4518: Garden Thugs

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-garden-thugs

Right plant, wrong place: when good plants go bad and take over your garden!

THE PLUG© - Week 4618: Attack of the jugalones!

THE PLUG© - Week 4618: Attack of the jugalones!

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-black-walnut

There are black walnut trees everywhere! What to plant that tolerates black walnut jugalones

THE PLUG© - Week 4718: Turkey Grass for Thanksgiving

THE PLUG© - Week 4718: Turkey Grass for Thanksgiving

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-turkey-feet-for-turkeyday

The grass 'turkey feet' is actually beloved by turkeys?? A closer look at Andropogon gerardii 

THE PLUG© - Week 4818: Installation Sequence Matters!

THE PLUG© - Week 4818: Installation Sequence Matters!

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-trees-shrubs-and-plugs

What came first? The plug before the shrub? The order to install a landscape and why

THE PLUG© - Week 4918: Wetland Indicator Status

THE PLUG© - Week 4918: Wetland Indicator Status

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-wetland-indicator-status

Wet feet or bone dry? How wetland indicator status helps identify suitable plant environments for planting design

THE PLUG© - Week 5018: Micropropagation

THE PLUG© - Week 5018: Micropropagation

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-propagation-tissue-culture

Getting tiny! A closer look at tissue culture and micropropagation of plants

THE PLUG© - Week 5118: Division + Cuttings

THE PLUG© - Week 5118: Division + Cuttings

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-division-cuttings

Divide and Conquer! A closer look at propagation through division and cuttings

THE PLUG© - Week 0119: Seed Collection

THE PLUG© - Week 0119: Seed Collection

https://mailchi.mp/northcreeknurseries/the-plug-seed-propagation

Seeds for the future! A closer look at seed sowing and propagating our plants by seed

THE PLUG© - Week 0319: Cutting Back Hellebore

THE PLUG© - Week 0319: Cutting Back Hellebore

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When to cut-back foliage for the Hellebore and provide polish to the Lenten Rose

THE PLUG© - Week 0419: Integrated Pest Management

THE PLUG© - Week 0419: Integrated Pest Management

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North Creek Nurseries pest management: our pledge to the Pollinators, the People, and the Planet

THE PLUG© - Week 0519: Garden Cut-backs

THE PLUG© - Week 0519: Garden Cut-backs

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So it begins... cutting back and cleaning up your garden in time for spring!

THE PLUG© - Week 0619: Winter Seedheads

THE PLUG© - Week 0619: Winter Seedheads

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The marriage of beauty + utility. Seedheads in the winter for form and food.

THE PLUG© - Week 0719: I-78 Landscape Plug™ Project

THE PLUG© - Week 0719: I-78 Landscape Plug™ Project

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Landscape Plugs™ in action! Tour of a native plant planting along PA's I-78!

THE PLUG© - Week 0819: Green Mulch

THE PLUG© - Week 0819: Green Mulch

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Living mulch! Choosing evergreen groundcover plants to prevent weed germination

THE PLUG© - Week 0919: Salt-Tolerant Planting Design

THE PLUG© - Week 0919: Salt-Tolerant Planting Design

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Please! I need plants that can take all this salt! Choosing plants with salt tolerance in the landscape

THE PLUG© - Week 1019: Shipments Arriving Now

THE PLUG© - Week 1019: Shipments Arriving Now

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My plants have arrived and it's cold out! Now what? Fresh plants + cold weather = bad news

THE PLUG© - Week 1119: Breaking Dormancy

THE PLUG© - Week 1119: Breaking Dormancy

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Why do my plants look dead? Learning about vernalization and plugs breaking dormancy in spring