1. How You Can Use Worms To Compost All Winter

    There is perhaps no greater joy than when the springtime arrives and you plant your first seeds in the garden. In order to nurture your plants next spring, you will likely invest in a variety of fertilizers and compost soil. However, did you know that this winter you can prepare for the spring season by composting in your home? Perhaps you have been deterred from composting due to the moldy, milde…Read More

  2. Easy Foods To Grow Without An Outdoor Garden

    If you have a green thumb but not enough space in your yard to plant an actual garden, it’s likely that you are quite bummed about spring and summer coming around. Even if you have never planted a seed in your entire life, there is nothing that should prevent you from doing so now. All you really need in order to be a great gardener is a windowsill with some good sunlight and soon enough, you wi…Read More

  3. Indoor Gardening Tips From Abele’s Greenhouse & Garden Center

    We hear from our customers all the time that they love having plants in their home but they simply do not know how to keep them alive. While you may think all you have to do is pick out a plant and put it in a sunny corner of your apartment, this is not necessarily the case. In order for a plant to make the interior of your home more welcoming and beautiful, you’re going to have to give it the l…Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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