1. Romantic Flowers and Their Meanings For Valentine’s Day

    When it comes to Valentine’s Day, a bouquet of flowers is an absolute must for your sweetheart. However, we have found that many people have no idea what sorts of flowers are the best for showing how much you care. Of course, there are always red roses, but that seems to be a bit played out these days. As a garden center, we know a lot about flowers here at Abele’s. This is why we have chosen …Read More

  2. Getting Your Garden Ready for Springtime

    Now is a great time to get a lot of things done in your garden. The summer is weeks behind us, so the conditions are great for getting your space ready for spring gardening. Cooler air and a decent amount of rain are conducive to quick root growth. This means that fall is a good time to plant new trees and shrubs. Here are some things you can do now to get a head start for next spring: Clean up Ye…Read More

  3. Make Gardening Your New Hobby In 2018

    At the beginning of each year, people make all sorts of resolutions. Whether it is to get into better shape, spend more time with family, or budget their money more effectively, nearly everyone thinks of the new year as the perfect time to improve themselves. One of the many ways in which this is done is to choose a new hobby and pursue it. This year, we are encouraging your to take up gardening i…Read More

  4. 8 Mistakes People Make When Buying Plants From Nurseries

    If you are planning on spending your weekend scoping out a number of plants at your local nursery, you probably think you can’t really go wrong regardless of what you purchase. On the other hand, it’s likely that you may not know which plants to avoid, or even in some cases, which plant nurseries to avoid. As Saginaw’s most trust Greenhouse and Garden Center, Abele’s would like to offer yo…Read More

  5. Attracting Monarch Butterflies

    By Charlie Nardozzi One of the best ways to add edible crops to even a small yard is to grow a fruit tree. More gardeners are turning to edible landscaping to grow their own food. One of the best ways to add edible crops to even a small yard is to grow a fruit tree. Modern varieties of fruit trees are adapted to most areas of the country; many varieties only require one tree to produce fruit, and …Read More

  6. Attracting Monarch Butterflies

    By Kylee Baumle The monarch butterflies have returned from their overwintering sites for the summer. If they are from the eastern two-thirds of the United States, each year they will travel hundreds of miles to a specific site in Mexico, where they spend the winter. The monarchs west of the Rocky Mountains will fly to sites in California. Now that they are back, the monarchs will spend the summer …Read More

  7. Water, Water, Water!!

    The continued heat and drought conditions have put stress on most plants, trees and shrubs. It is so IMPORTANT that you are watering properly. Here are three good articles on proper watering techniques. Also, with hanging baskets be sure to water until the water starts to run out the bottom of the basket. If your basket has dried out, you will need to put it in a kiddie pool or larger bucket with …Read More