Showing 1–16 of 35 results

  • ‘Miss Molly’ Butterfly Bush #3

    $39.99

    ‘Miss Molly’ Butterfly Bush Care

    Planting: Choose a sunny location with well-drained soil for your ‘Miss Molly’ Butterfly Bush. Ensure proper spacing to accommodate its mature size, typically around 4 to 5 feet in height and spread.

    Watering: Water your ‘Miss Molly’ regularly, especially during the first growing season to establish its roots. Once established, it is moderately drought-tolerant but benefits from regular watering, particularly during dry spells.

    Soil: ‘Miss Molly’ Butterfly Bush thrives in well-drained soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH. Amend heavy or clay soils with organic matter to improve drainage and fertility.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to retain moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the plant’s stems to prevent rot.

    Fertilizing: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring to promote healthy growth and blooming. Avoid excessive fertilization, as it may promote more foliage growth than flowers.

    Pruning: Prune your ‘Miss Molly’ Butterfly Bush in late winter or early spring to maintain its shape and size. Remove any dead, damaged, or crossing branches, and trim back the tips of the branches to encourage bushiness and flowering.

    Protection: ‘Miss Molly’ Butterfly Bush is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, monitor for common issues such as spider mites or powdery mildew, and treat promptly if necessary.

    Winter Care: Provide a layer of mulch around the base of the plant to insulate the roots and protect them from freezing temperatures. In colder climates, consider wrapping the shrub with burlap for additional protection.

  • Adams Crabapple 2-2.5″

    $279.99

    Adams Crabapple Care

    Planting: Choose a site with well-drained soil and full sunlight for your Adams Crabapple tree. Ensure the soil is fertile and moist but well-draining. Plant the tree with enough space for its mature size and root system to develop.

    Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the tree’s establishment period and dry spells. Water deeply and regularly, ensuring the root zone is thoroughly soaked. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the tree, extending out to the drip line. Mulch helps retain soil moisture, regulate temperature, and suppress weeds. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the trunk to prevent rot.

    Fertilizing: Adams Crabapple trees generally don’t require heavy fertilization. Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring to provide nutrients. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates.

    Pruning: Prune your Adams Crabapple tree during the dormant season (late fall to early spring) to remove dead, damaged, or crossing branches. This promotes airflow and maintains the tree’s shape. Avoid heavy pruning, as it can impact flowering and fruiting.

    Protection: Protect young trees from harsh weather conditions, strong winds, and extreme temperatures. Consider using tree wraps or shields to prevent sunscald during winter.

    Pest and Disease Control: Monitor for common pests like aphids, scale insects, and caterpillars, as well as diseases like apple scab and powdery mildew. Treat infestations promptly with appropriate insecticides or fungicides.

    Fruit Thinning: If your Adams Crabapple tree produces an abundance of fruit, consider thinning them in early summer to improve fruit size and prevent branch breakage.

  • Black-Eyed Susan #2

    $16.99

    Black-Eyed Susan Care

    Planting: Choose a location with full sun for your Black-Eyed Susan. Ensure well-drained soil, as soggy conditions can lead to root rot. Space plants about 12 to 18 inches apart.

    Watering: Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a strong root system. Once established, Black-Eyed Susans are drought-tolerant and only require watering during prolonged dry spells. Water at the base of the plant to avoid wetting the foliage, which can lead to disease.

    Soil: Black-Eyed Susans prefer well-drained soil of average fertility. They can tolerate poor soils but thrive in amended soil with organic matter such as compost.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of mulch around the base of the plant to conserve moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the plant’s stems to prevent rot and disease.

    Fertilizing: Black-Eyed Susans generally do not require fertilization. However, if the soil is poor, you can apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring.

    Pruning: Deadhead spent flowers regularly to encourage continuous blooming throughout the growing season. Cut back the entire plant to about half its height after the first flush of blooms to encourage a second round of flowering.

    Division: Every few years, divide overcrowded clumps of Black-Eyed Susans in spring or fall to rejuvenate the plant and maintain vigor.

    Protection: Black-Eyed Susans are generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, monitor for common issues such as aphids or powdery mildew, and treat promptly if necessary with insecticidal soap or fungicide.

  • Bloomerang® Lilac #3

    $39.99

    Bloomerang® Lilac Care

    Planting: Choose a location with well-drained soil and full sunlight for your Bloomerang® Lilac. Ensure proper spacing to accommodate its mature size, typically around 4 to 6 feet in height and spread.

    Watering: Water your Bloomerang® Lilac regularly, especially during the first growing season to establish its roots. Once established, it is moderately drought-tolerant but benefits from regular watering, particularly during dry spells.

    Soil: Bloomerang® Lilac prefers well-drained, slightly alkaline soil. Amend heavy or clay soils with organic matter to improve drainage and fertility.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to retain moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the plant’s stems to prevent rot.

    Fertilizing: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in early spring, just before new growth appears, to promote healthy growth and blooming. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates and frequency.

    Pruning: Prune your Bloomerang® Lilac after the first flush of blooms in spring to shape the plant and remove any dead or damaged branches. Avoid heavy pruning, as this may reduce the number of blooms in subsequent flushes.

    Protection: Bloomerang® Lilac is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, monitor for common issues such as powdery mildew, and treat promptly if necessary.

    Winter Care: Provide a layer of mulch around the base of the plant to insulate the roots and protect them from freezing temperatures. Consider wrapping the shrub with burlap in harsh winter climates for additional protection.

  • Blue Atlas Cedar 6-7′

    $279.99

    Blue Atlas Cedar Care

    Sunlight: Plant the Blue Atlas Cedar in a location that receives full sun to partial shade. It thrives in areas with ample sunlight but can tolerate some shade.

    Soil: Ensure the soil is well-drained and slightly acidic to neutral. Avoid waterlogged or compacted soil, as it can lead to root rot. Incorporate organic matter into the soil before planting to improve drainage and fertility.

    Watering: Water newly planted Blue Atlas Cedars regularly to establish a deep root system. Once established, water during dry periods, ensuring the soil remains evenly moist but not waterlogged. Deep watering less frequently is preferable to frequent shallow watering.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the tree to conserve moisture, suppress weeds, and insulate the roots. Maintain a mulch layer of 2-3 inches, but avoid piling mulch against the trunk to prevent rot.

    Fertilization: Blue Atlas Cedars generally do not require fertilization if planted in fertile soil. However, you can apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring if growth appears stunted or foliage color fades. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates.

    Pruning: Minimal pruning is typically required for Blue Atlas Cedars. Remove any dead, damaged, or diseased branches as needed. Shape the tree lightly if desired in late winter or early spring before new growth emerges.

    Protection: Protect young Blue Atlas Cedars from harsh winter winds and sunscald by wrapping the trunk with burlap or using a commercial tree wrap. Provide shelter from strong winds if possible to prevent damage to the branches.

    Pest and Disease Control: Monitor for pests such as spider mites, aphids, and scale insects. Treat infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or horticultural oil. Blue Atlas Cedars are generally resistant to most diseases but watch for signs of fungal issues such as needle blight and treat as necessary with appropriate fungicides.

  • Blue Rug Juniper #3

    $34.99

    Blue Rug Juniper Care

    Planting: Choose a well-drained location with full sunlight for your Blue Rug Juniper. Ensure proper spacing to accommodate its mature spread, typically around 6 to 8 feet.

    Watering: Water your Blue Rug Juniper regularly during the first growing season to establish its roots. Once established, it is drought-tolerant and requires minimal watering. Water deeply during dry spells, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings.

    Soil: Blue Rug Juniper thrives in well-drained soil. Amend heavy or clay soils with organic matter to improve drainage. It can tolerate a wide range of soil pH levels.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to conserve moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the plant’s stems to prevent rot.

    Fertilizing: Blue Rug Juniper typically does not require fertilization. However, if desired, apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring. Avoid excessive fertilization, as it may lead to excessive growth and reduced vigor.

    Pruning: Blue Rug Juniper requires minimal pruning. Trim back any dead or damaged branches as needed to maintain its shape. Lightly shear the foliage to encourage dense growth and maintain its desired form.

    Protection: Blue Rug Juniper is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, monitor for common issues such as spider mites or fungal diseases, and treat promptly if necessary.

    Winter Care: Blue Rug Juniper is cold-hardy and typically requires minimal winter care. However, providing a layer of mulch around the base of the plant can help protect the roots from freezing temperatures.

  • Blue Star Juniper #3

    $34.99

    Blue Star Juniper Care

    Planting: Choose a location with well-drained soil and full sunlight for your Blue Star Juniper. Ensure proper spacing to accommodate its mature size, typically around 1 to 3 feet in height and spread.

    Watering: Blue Star Juniper prefers slightly dry conditions once established. Water regularly during the first growing season to help the roots establish. Afterward, water only during extended dry periods, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to retain soil moisture, regulate temperature, and suppress weed growth. Maintain a mulch depth of 2 to 3 inches, keeping it away from the plant’s stem to prevent rot.

    Fertilizing: Blue Star Juniper typically doesn’t require fertilization. If desired, apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring. Avoid excessive fertilization, as it may cause the foliage to lose its vibrant color.

    Pruning: Prune your Blue Star Juniper as needed to maintain its shape and size. Remove any dead, damaged, or overgrown branches. Lightly shear the foliage to encourage compact growth and maintain its desired form.

    Protection: Blue Star Juniper is generally hardy and resistant to pests and diseases. However, monitor for common issues such as spider mites or fungal diseases, and treat promptly if necessary.

    Winter Care: Blue Star Juniper is cold-hardy and typically requires minimal winter care. However, providing a layer of mulch around the base of the plant can help protect the roots from freezing temperatures.

  • Candy Corn® Spirea #3

    $39.99

    Candy Corn Spirea Care

    Planting: Choose a location with well-drained soil and full to partial sunlight for your Candy Corn Spirea. Ensure proper spacing to accommodate its mature size, typically around 2 to 3 feet in height and spread.

    Watering: Water your Candy Corn Spirea regularly, especially during the first growing season to establish its roots. Once established, it is moderately drought-tolerant but benefits from regular watering, particularly during dry spells.

    Soil: Candy Corn Spirea thrives in well-drained soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH. Amend heavy or clay soils with organic matter to improve drainage and fertility.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to retain moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the plant’s stems to prevent rot.

    Fertilizing: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring to promote healthy growth and blooming. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates and frequency.

    Pruning: Prune your Candy Corn Spirea in late winter or early spring to maintain its shape and size. Remove any dead, damaged, or crossing branches, and lightly trim back the tips of the branches to promote bushiness and flowering.

    Protection: Candy Corn Spirea is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, monitor for common issues such as aphids or powdery mildew, and treat promptly if necessary.

    Winter Care: Provide a layer of mulch around the base of the plant to insulate the roots and protect them from freezing temperatures. Consider wrapping the shrub with burlap in harsh winter climates for additional protection.

  • Coneflower #2

    $16.99

    Coneflower Care

    Planting: Choose a location with full sunlight and well-drained soil for your Coneflowers. Ensure proper spacing to allow good air circulation between plants. Plant in spring or fall, spacing plants about 18 to 24 inches apart.

    Watering: Water Coneflowers regularly, especially during the first growing season to establish roots. Once established, they are drought-tolerant and only require watering during prolonged dry spells. Water at the base of the plant to avoid wetting the foliage, which can lead to disease.

    Soil: Coneflowers prefer well-drained soil of average fertility. They can tolerate poor soils but thrive in amended soil with organic matter such as compost.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to retain moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the plant’s stems to prevent rot and disease.

    Fertilizing: Coneflowers generally do not require fertilization. However, if the soil is poor, you can apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring.

    Pruning: Deadhead spent flowers regularly to encourage continuous blooming throughout the growing season. Cut back the entire plant to about half its height after the first flush of blooms to promote bushy growth and a second round of flowering.

    Protection: Coneflowers are generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, monitor for common issues such as aphids or powdery mildew, and treat promptly if necessary with insecticidal soap or fungicide.

    Winter Care: In colder climates, Coneflowers may benefit from winter protection. Apply a layer of mulch around the base of the plant in late fall to provide insulation and protect the roots from freezing temperatures.

  • Dwarf Fountain Grass #3

    $29.99

    Dwarf Fountain Grass Care

    Planting: Choose a location with full sunlight and well-drained soil for your Dwarf Fountain Grass. Ensure proper spacing to accommodate its mature size, typically around 1 to 2 feet in height and spread.

    Watering: Water your Dwarf Fountain Grass regularly, especially during the first growing season to establish its roots. Once established, it is moderately drought-tolerant but benefits from occasional watering during prolonged dry spells.

    Soil: Dwarf Fountain Grass thrives in well-drained soil with a neutral to slightly acidic pH. Amend heavy or clay soils with organic matter to improve drainage and fertility.

    Mulching: Apply a thin layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to retain moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Keep the mulch away from the crown of the plant to prevent rot.

    Fertilizing: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring to promote healthy growth. Avoid over-fertilization, as it may cause the plant to become leggy or flop over.

    Pruning: In late winter or early spring, cut back the previous year’s growth to about 6 inches above the ground to encourage new growth and maintain the plant’s shape. Remove any dead or damaged foliage throughout the growing season.

    Protection: Dwarf Fountain Grass is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, monitor for common issues such as aphids or fungal diseases, and treat promptly if necessary.

    Winter Care: In colder climates, apply a layer of mulch around the base of the plant to insulate the roots from freezing temperatures. Consider cutting back the foliage in late fall to prevent damage from heavy snow or ice.

  • Eastern Red Bud 2-2.5″

    $279.99

    Red Bud Care

    Planting: Choose a location with well-drained soil and full to partial sunlight for your Red Bud tree. Ensure that the soil is fertile and moist but well-draining. Plant the tree with enough space for its root system to spread comfortably.

    Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the tree’s establishment period and dry spells. Water deeply and regularly, ensuring that the root zone is thoroughly soaked. However, avoid overwatering, as Red Bud trees are susceptible to root rot.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the tree, extending out to the drip line. Mulch helps retain soil moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the trunk to prevent rot and disease.

    Fertilizing: Red Bud trees generally do not require heavy fertilization. However, you can apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring to provide essential nutrients. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates.

    Pruning: Prune your Red Bud tree during the dormant season (late fall to early spring) to remove dead, damaged, or crossing branches. This promotes airflow and maintains the tree’s shape. Avoid heavy pruning, as Red Buds bloom on old wood.

    Protection: Protect young Red Bud trees from harsh weather conditions, such as strong winds and extreme temperatures. Consider staking young trees to provide additional support until they establish strong root systems.

    Pest and Disease Control: Monitor your Red Bud tree for common pests like aphids, scale insects, and caterpillars, as well as diseases like verticillium wilt and canker. Treat infestations promptly with appropriate insecticides or fungicides, and prune affected branches to prevent the spread of diseases.

    Winter Care: Red Bud trees are generally hardy, but providing some winter protection, such as wrapping the trunk with burlap or applying a layer of mulch around the base, can help prevent frost damage and minimize stress during cold weather.

  • Goldmound Spirea #3

    $34.99

    Goldmound Spirea Care

    Planting: Choose a location with well-drained soil and full sunlight for your Goldmound Spirea. Ensure proper spacing to accommodate its mature size, typically around 2 to 3 feet in height and spread.

    Watering: Water your Goldmound Spirea regularly, especially during the first growing season to establish its roots. Once established, it is moderately drought-tolerant but benefits from regular watering, particularly during dry spells.

    Soil: Goldmound Spirea thrives in well-drained soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH. Amend heavy or clay soils with organic matter to improve drainage and fertility.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to retain moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the plant’s stems to prevent rot.

    Fertilizing: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring to promote healthy growth and blooming. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates and frequency.

    Pruning: Prune your Goldmound Spirea in late winter or early spring to maintain its shape and size. Remove any dead, damaged, or crossing branches, and lightly trim back the tips of the branches to promote bushiness and flowering.

    Protection: Goldmound Spirea is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, monitor for common issues such as aphids or powdery mildew, and treat promptly if necessary.

    Winter Care: Provide a layer of mulch around the base of the plant to insulate the roots and protect them from freezing temperatures. Consider wrapping the shrub with burlap in harsh winter climates for additional protection.

  • Green Giant Arborvitae

    $149.99$299.99

    Green Giant Arborvitae Care

    Planting: Choose a location with well-drained soil and full to partial sunlight. Green Giant Arborvitae can tolerate a variety of soil types but prefer slightly acidic, moist soil. Plant them with enough space between each tree to accommodate their mature size.

    Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the tree’s establishment period and dry spells. Water deeply and infrequently, allowing the soil to dry slightly between waterings. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the trees, extending out to the drip line. Mulch helps retain soil moisture, regulate temperature, and suppress weeds. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the trunks to prevent rot.

    Fertilizing: Green Giant Arborvitae generally don’t require heavy fertilization. However, you can apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring to provide nutrients. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates.

    Pruning: Minimal pruning is needed for Green Giant Arborvitae. Remove any dead, damaged, or diseased branches as needed. Prune to maintain the desired shape and size, but avoid heavy pruning, as it may affect the tree’s natural form.

    Protection: Protect young trees from harsh weather conditions, strong winds, and extreme temperatures. Consider using tree wraps or shelters to shield them during winter.

    Pest and Disease Control: Monitor for common pests like spider mites, bagworms, and aphids, as well as diseases like canker and root rot. Treat infestations promptly with appropriate insecticides or fungicides.

    Winter Care: Green Giant Arborvitae are generally hardy, but providing some winter protection, such as wrapping the trees with burlap or applying anti-desiccant sprays, can help prevent winter damage.

  • Knock Out® ‘Radrazz’ Rose #3

    $34.99

    Knock Out® ‘Radrazz’ Rose Care

    Planting: Choose a location with full sunlight (at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day) and well-drained soil for your Knock Out® ‘Radrazz’ Rose. Ensure proper spacing to accommodate its mature size, typically around 3 to 4 feet in height and spread.

    Watering: Water your Knock Out® Rose regularly, especially during the first growing season to establish its roots. Once established, it is moderately drought-tolerant but benefits from regular watering, particularly during dry spells. Water at the base of the plant to avoid wetting the foliage, which can lead to disease.

    Soil: Knock Out® Roses prefer well-drained, fertile soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH. Amend heavy or clay soils with organic matter such as compost to improve drainage and soil structure.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to retain moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the plant’s stems to prevent rot and disease.

    Fertilizing: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer formulated for roses in spring, just as new growth begins. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates and frequency. Avoid over-fertilizing, as it can lead to excessive foliage growth at the expense of flowers.

    Pruning: Prune your Knock Out® Rose in early spring before new growth emerges to remove dead, damaged, or crossing branches. You can also shape the plant at this time if necessary. Deadhead spent flowers throughout the blooming season to encourage continuous blooming.

    Protection: Knock Out® Roses are generally resistant to pests and diseases, but monitor for common issues such as aphids, spider mites, or black spot. Treat promptly with insecticidal soap or fungicide if necessary.

    Winter Care: In colder climates, provide a layer of mulch around the base of the plant to protect the roots from freezing temperatures. Consider wrapping the plant with burlap or providing additional protection if severe cold is expected.

  • Kwanzan Cherry 2-2.5″

    $279.99

    Kwanzan Cherry Care

    Planting: Choose a location with well-drained soil and full sunlight for your Kwanzan Cherry tree. Ensure that the soil is fertile and moist but well-draining. Plant the tree with enough space for its mature size and root system to develop.

    Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the tree’s establishment period and dry spells. Water deeply and regularly, ensuring that the root zone is thoroughly soaked. However, avoid overwatering, as Kwanzan Cherry trees are susceptible to root rot.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the tree, extending out to the drip line. Mulch helps retain soil moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the trunk to prevent rot and disease.

    Fertilizing: Kwanzan Cherry trees generally do not require heavy fertilization. However, you can apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring to provide essential nutrients. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates.

    Pruning: Prune your Kwanzan Cherry tree during the dormant season (late fall to early spring) to remove dead, damaged, or crossing branches. This promotes airflow and maintains the tree’s shape. Avoid heavy pruning, as Kwanzan Cherries bloom on old wood.

    Protection: Protect young Kwanzan Cherry trees from harsh weather conditions, such as strong winds and extreme temperatures. Consider staking young trees to provide additional support until they establish strong root systems.

    Pest and Disease Control: Monitor your Kwanzan Cherry tree for common pests like aphids, scale insects, and caterpillars, as well as diseases like cherry leaf spot and powdery mildew. Treat infestations promptly with appropriate insecticides or fungicides, and prune affected branches to prevent the spread of diseases.

    Winter Care: Kwanzan Cherry trees are generally hardy, but providing some winter protection, such as wrapping the trunk with burlap or applying a layer of mulch around the base, can help prevent frost damage and minimize stress during cold weather.

  • Lavender #2

    $16.99

    Lavender Care

    Planting: Choose a location with full sunlight and well-drained soil for your Lavender. Ensure proper spacing to allow good air circulation between plants. Plant in spring or fall, spacing plants about 12 to 18 inches apart.

    Watering: Lavender prefers dry to moderately moist soil. Water newly planted Lavender regularly to establish roots, but once established, water sparingly. Allow the soil to dry out between waterings to prevent root rot. Water at the base of the plant to avoid wetting the foliage, which can lead to disease.

    Soil: Lavender thrives in well-drained, sandy or gravelly soil with low fertility. Amend heavy or clay soils with sand or gravel and ensure good drainage to prevent waterlogging.

    Mulching: Apply a thin layer of gravel or crushed stone around the base of the plant to retain soil moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Avoid organic mulches that can trap moisture around the plant’s stems.

    Fertilizing: Lavender is a light feeder and generally does not require fertilization. If necessary, apply a small amount of balanced fertilizer in spring, but avoid excessive nitrogen, which can promote lush foliage at the expense of flowers.

    Pruning: Prune Lavender lightly after flowering to remove spent blooms and shape the plant. Avoid cutting into old wood, as Lavender may not regrow from woody stems. Trim back woody growth in spring to encourage new growth from the base.

    Protection: Lavender is generally resistant to pests and diseases, but monitor for common issues such as aphids or root rot. Treat promptly if necessary with insecticidal soap or fungicide.

    Winter Care: In colder climates, Lavender may benefit from winter protection. Mulch around the base of the plant with gravel or straw to insulate the roots from freezing temperatures.