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Stop in for some California Soft Neck Garlic. Plant cloves in mid-autumn in a sunny location with rich, well-drained soil. Set cloves root side down 4-6″ apart in rows 1-1/2 to 2′ apart, and cover with 1-2″ of fine soil. Garlic may begin growth late......

Gardening Under Glass. Join us for a “MAKE IT & TAKE IT” Terrarium Class. Saturday, September 21st. 11am. at Countryside Gardens 220 E. Mercury Blvd. in Hampton. Select your container and plants and we will assist you with your creation.Cost varies according to container from $29.99 to......

It’s time to start sprinkling Hi-Yield Systemic granules on plants you plan on bringing inside. Houseplants that have been outside 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......

Guess what’s arrived? It’s the first sign of Fall when our hand selected perfect mums arrive. They are field grown locally not in a hot house so they last a lot longer. Tight and some in bud, Countryside Gardens’ mums are perennial not floral mums so they......

Fall is the mating season for slugs. Now is the best time to cut down on your slug population. SLUG MAGIC can be used in fruit and vegetable gardens up to the day of harvest, It is rain proof and can be used around pets......

TIP 3: Mulch beds before frost sets in, 1-2” is sufficient, it’s like spreading a blanket over your garden beds! TIP 4: Don’t let leaves smother plants. Rake fallen leaves as often as possible to keep them from damaging your turf or flowers. Evergreen perennials......

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 degrees......

FREE class this Saturday, 9/7/19 at 10:00 am at Countryside Gardens.  Come and get all your questions answered by our lawn care expert, Beverly Martin.  Learn what seed works best in Tidewater? When to seed? How much to water? When to fertilize?  SPECIAL SALE on......

Several different carnivorous plants are available at Countryside Gardens. They have modified leaves known as pitfall traps, a prey-trapping mechanism, featuring a deep cavity filled with digestive liquid....

Countryside Gardens has some of the most unique and beautiful wine accessories. Many are one of a kind pieces....

We hear it all the time. I didn’t know you carry this! Here are a few items you may not know we offer at Countryside Gardens. Left to right: Fruitfly traps, Fungus Gnats & Aphid Traps, Japanese Beetle traps, Cyper Eight: rids Ants, Roaches, Spiders, Silverfish and more from your......

August is here and summer will be coming to an end soon, so now is the time to stop by Countryside Gardens for Fall vegetable seed. Beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, collard greens, lettuce, mustard greens, onions, radishes, spinach, sweet peas, turnip greens, turnips, Swiss chard......

Accordion Purses are the hottest fashion purse. Even Goggle doesn’t have a picture of these. One of our unique lines of purses available at Countryside Gardens....

The Beautiful Blues are a new selection of birdbaths and pots at Countryside Gardens....

It’s not too early to start thinking about your fall vegetable garden.  What do you want to plant?  Where do you want to plant? How did your summer crop do?  Do you need to add nutrients before planting your fall crop? Summer veggies are coming......

Tish has just gotten back from her buying trip in Atlanta and new items are arriving daily.  Stop by and check out our newest items today!  It’s never too early to get great gift ideas.      ...

Hold your next event at Countryside Gardens. We host many private events including garden clubs, neighborhood associations, even birthday parties & bridal showers. Space is FREE and speakers are available if requested. Call 722-9909 for additional information....