1. 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

  2. The Best Tips For Those Who Are New To Their Greenhouse

    You’ve wanted your very own greenhouse forever, and finally your dream has come true, you are the proud owner of your very own. However, being the keeper of a greenhouse can be quite intimidating, especially if you haven’t done it before. After all, there is a lot of planning that goes into having a greenhouse that will actually thrive. Lucky for you, Abele Greenhouse & Garden Center is fu…Read More

  3. Keeping Your Plants Alive During Winter

    We at Abele Greenhouse and Garden Center in Saginaw, see people in our store on a nearly daily basis who are wondering what exactly it is they are doing wrong in reference to their houseplants. We will tell you precisely what we tell them: winter is a difficult time for potted plants to flourish, so don’t feel too bad. On the other hand, there are steps you can take to ensure that your houseplan…Read More

  4. Perfect Herbs To Grow This Winter

    With the weather changing and beginning to get colder in Michigan, you likely aren’t looking to plant anything outdoors anytime soon. However, that doesn’t mean that you have to stop being a gardener all together for the next six months. In fact, there are plenty of things you can plant inside your home that will give you the same satisfaction you find when tending to your garden during the wa…Read More

  5. September Yard Chores

    With the autumn season just a week away, you are likely starting to look forward to the lack of yard work you will be doing over the next six months or so. However, don’t get ahead of yourself as there are still some imperative tasks that have to be completed before you can neglect your lawn for winter. Weeds Now is the time to get rid of any weeds that are still running rampant throughout your …Read More

  6. Start Prepping for Indoor Winter Foliage

    With August ending soon, you are likely starting to think about how much you are going to miss all the wonderful bright hues of summer. For many people, the cold weather that is coming poses a threat to their overall well being. Seasonal Affective Disorder causes those who have it to go through bouts of depression when they have to spend a significant amount of time indoors because of the weather.…Read More

  7. August is Here! Are You Planting?

    Can you believe it? August is already here, meaning while the warm weather hasn’t subsided just yet, you can still be making some progress where your garden is concerned. Yes, it may be hot during the days but as summer slows down, the mornings and late afternoons are perfect for planting. As long as you can guarantee that your seedlings can get the right amount of water over the next couple of …Read More

  8. How To Harden Off Seedlings

    If this is your first season gardening, you may not know where to start. Often, most people begin by growing their seeds indoors until they begin to see growth. After this they will start a hardening process. Hardening is when you take seedlings that have been started indoors and begin to get them accustomed to the outdoors by slowly exposing them to the environment. Here you can discover how to g…Read More

  9. Get Excited That It’s Almost Time For Spring Gardening!

    The first day of spring is just one month away which means it’s time to start stocking up on all the things you need to make your garden spectacular this year. With that said, we thought we could give you some tips regarding how to best prep for getting the garden you’ve always dreamed of. So let’s get started… You must plan Gardening isn’t as simple as just putting on some gloves and di…Read More

  10. Valentine’s Day Gifts For The Gardener in Your Life

    Valentine’s Day comes but once a year and while it is thought to be the signature holiday to send that special someone in your life flowers and chocolate, other gifts may be a better alternative. You see, February is the month when avid gardeners take to their gardening notebooks and begin planning out everything they would like to accomplish this year where their garden is concerned. If you swe…Read More