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Early notice about our “Ladies Night Out” Wine & Cheese party!  MARK YOUR CALENDAR. Friday & Saturday, November 2 & 3 ~ 7:00pm both evenings. Get your groups together.  Call ASAP 722-9909...

Mums the word. They’re here, along with our first shipment of pansies. The mums are tight with color tags. We also received more fall vegetables. Stop by Countryside Gardens to see what’s blooming....

So many unique gift ideas are awaiting your next visit to Countryside Gardens. WOW your guests at your next gathering by bringing out these Appetizer and Hors d’oeuvre plates. These durable platters are perfect for appetizers, desserts, and more. Superbly designed, these platters are multifunctional as......

Lots of different varieties to pick from.  We have everything from pumpkins with warts to pie pumpkins and pumpkins with peanuts!  They are in an array of colors too!  White, blue, orange and striped ones.  We also have mums, goards, cornstalks and straw bales for......

They smell so good you may want a spoon. Countryside Gardens introduces our Fall candles. Pumpkin Pecan & Caramel Rum Cake They are clean burning soy candles with cotton wicks....

A great way to use all those extra herbs from your summer garden is to make herbal ice cubes. To preserve fresh herbs, freeze them in ice cube trays. Chop leaves of your favorite herbs, pack into the trays, cover with water, and freeze. Store......

TIP#2 Divide and replant iris, daylilies, cannas and other perennials. Don’t toss extras; drop them off here and we pot and love them back to beauty for Habitat for Humanity....

TIP # 1 Houseplants that have been outside all summer should be allowed to make a fairly slow transition to indoor conditions. Quick changes in environment can result in yellowed foliage and leaf drop. To avoid injury, bring plants indoors before temperatures dip below 55......

Stop by Countryside Gardens this Saturday, September 8th at 11:00 am for our FREE Lawn Care Class.  Bev Martin, our landscape designer, will be available to answer all your questions about lawn care in this area.  Also, ask about our Lawn Care Kits.  Call 722-9909......

SAVE $ on our FALL LAWN PACKAGE at Countryside Gardens. September is the best time to reseed or overseed a fescue lawn and we have a deal for you! 25Lb. Top Choice grass seed, 20Lb. starter fertilizer, 20Lb. lawn food with iron & 20Lb. winterizer lawn......

If you need to kill weeds BEFORE over seeding your lawn, we recommend Fertilome WEED FREE ZONE. Many other weed killers require a 6 to 8 week wait zone before seeding. Use Weed Free Zone and seed in just two weeks. Available at Countryside Gardens....

Although food for birds is abundant now, you need to begin filling feeders now so birds know where to come for food this winter. Try putting out a few different feeders with different size feeder holes & different foods to see how many types of......

TIP 2: Late August is the best time to fertilize roses for the last time of the season; also prune roses lightly to promote big fall blooms....

TIP 1: Plant a fall crop of peas. The roots of peas “fix” nitrogen into the soil for next spring planting. Remember though, when planting peas for fall, plant them almost twice as deep as spring-planted peas. This will help keep the seeds cool and......

Countryside Gardens hosts many private events. It’s our way of introducing ourselves to new friends in the community and it’s FREE. Holiday parties, garden clubs, neighborhood associations, birthday, bridal, baby showers and even cookie exchanges. Jewelry & Cosmetic parties? You bet. Call the store at......

ARE YOU PLANNING A FALL VEGGIE GARDEN? We are starting to get our cool season veggie plants in now.  Using Daddy Pete’s Plant Pleaser’s Soil Enhancer in your soil before sowing or planting helps ensure that your plants will have the ample drainage and oxygen needed......

GRUBS. It’s time to treat your lawn with GRUB FREE Zone II. Other pests controlled (including the larvae of Japanese Beetle, Oriental Beetle, Chafers, Asiatic Garden Beetle, May or June Beetles, and Black Turfgrass Ataenius) and Mole Crickets. Also used in landscaped areas containing flowers,......

At Countryside Gardens, we do a lot of research to find the best of what ever product line we sell. Here is one that many guests would complain about if we ever stopped offering. Our quadrupled milled soaps have been with us for 15 years....

TIP 3: One way to save summer herbs is to make butter which can be frozen up to two months. It tastes great on bread, baked potatoes, steak and vegetables. In a mixing bowl, combine 2 cups softened butter, ¼ cup minced fresh parsley, 2......