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Lavender is both a beautiful and potent plant with one of the freshest odors.  It not only repels mosquitoes, but also keeps moths and flies away.  The flower’s perfume is well-known, and while it will scent the air, it is still most effective when actually......

Rosemary is an herb that many of us are very familiar with and their woody scent is exactly what keeps mosquitoes as well as cabbage moths and carrot flies away.  They do best in hot and dry climates and thrive in containers, which may be......

Basil is one of the few herbs in which you don’t have to crush the leaves to reap its benefits.  Enjoy delicious pesto dishes, and keep mosquitoes at bay, with this insect-repelling herb.  A 2009 study showed that the essential oil from this delicious herb......

Lemon Balm is a member of the mint family and has white flowers and a gentle lemony scent, as well as some healing properties.  It is particularly good at keeping biting insects away.  Plus it is a perennial (which means it comes back each year)....

For some gardeners shade is a luxury, for others it is challenge. If you fall into the latter group, don’t give up. A thriving colorful garden in the shade is possible! Stop by Countryside Gardens for some of these perennial beauties. Vision in Red Astilbe......

MOTHER’S DAY is almost here. Lavender is a popular aromatherapy choice for sleep and relaxation. Several studies show using lavender oil for aromatherapy can improve sleep quality, including in people with insomnia, depression, and anxiety.Visit Countryside Gardens lavender display for a great selection as well......

Mark your calendars…Nicole, from Lavendar Field Farms, will be at Countryside Gardens at 10am on Saturday, May 11.  If you have questions about which herbs do best in our area Nicole is the one you want to speak with.  She has been growing our organically grown......

ROSES HAVE ARRIVED at Countryside Gardens. While selecting your roses, don’t forget to pick up Rose~tone. It’s a Natural & Organic Fertilizer for all roses. Used & recommended by professional rosarians. Grow big beautiful plants with prize winning blooms.  100% natural & organic ingredients with no......

The first weekend in May is World Naked Gardening. (Don’t expect this at Countryside Gardens, sorry ladies!)...

Rue is one of Countryside Gardens favorite host plants because it is a host for both the Black Swallowtail and the Giant Swallowtail butterfly caterpillars.🦋 It also has lovely blue/green foliage year-around and a covering of small yellow flowers in the spring. Common Rue is an evergreen perennial......

Stop by Countryside Gardens for some Mustard & Ketchup! Who would have thought that this classic condiment combo would work well on a rose too! The eye-catching combination of bright red with a mustard yellow reverse is sure to make everyone blink and take a second look. Velvety,......

I’LL BE BACK. I’m on my way to Countryside Gardens for some Local Raw Honey. My allergies are killing me....

Enjoying a cup of tea in many parts of the world is a bit of a socializing relaxing event.  These unique tea pots are the perfect addition to any tea pot collection. Stop by Countryside Gardens today and check out our many choices....

Join us at Countryside Gardens for a “Make it & Take it” class Saturday April 6th. at 11am. Perfect pouch bags & flower towers for growing flowers, vegetables, and fruits. Add life to garden fences and walls, posts, gates, railings, decks and anywhere else you......

THE RARE JUMPING DOLPHIN PLANT is back in stock at Countryside Gardens. This unique succulent is actually a hybrid of a Candle Plant and a String-of-Pearls vine. The result is a plant that sprouts adorable leaves off its stems, and each leaf is shaped like a......

A little early for butterfly plants to arrive BUT Countryside Gardens has seed for Asclepias curassavica,Swallowtail Fennel, Early Blooming pollinator Mix, Asclepia tuberosa, Parsley, Dill and more.🐛🌺🦋...