1. 3 Things Your Backyard Definitely Needs

    At Abele Greenhouse & Garden Center, there’s nothing we love more than some good old fashioned landscape design. Whether you’re a new homeowner whose backyard is a blank slate for your creativity or you’ve owned your home for many years and it’s time for an update, the possibilities truly are endless. Frankly, it can be a little bit of a challenge to narrow it down to the things that y…Read More

  2. Fall May Be The Best Time To Do Your Planting

    You may think your gardening days are coming to a close as the warm weather begins to change into that cool autumn breeze and you collect the last of the vegetables from your garden. However, what you may not know is there are several reasons you should be planting in the fall. For one, there are sure to be sales as the cold weather approaches. Whereas people tend to pay a ton in the Spring for ga…Read More

  3. Garden To Dos For August In Michigan

    August is almost here and that means you can finally start reaping some more of the rewards in your garden. In Michigan, it’s important to recognize that we have to follow a certain set of steps that will help you gain the best outcome when concerning your garden. Below are a few steps you should take to make sure your garden continues to thrive as you begin to harvest more and more. 1. Begin wa…Read More

  4. 10 Tools Every Gardener Must Have (Part 2)

    Last blog post we started a list of the must-have gardening tools every new gardener needs in order for them to be successful. This blog post we continue this list: Long Hose With Rain Wand A hose is of course a must have for your garden. Rubber hoses are the best as they last much longer than plastic hoses. Make sure the hose comes with brass couplings and not plastic. Overall, the avoid plastic.…Read More

  5. 10 Tools Every Gardener Must Have (Part 1)

    If you are starting a new garden and have gotten very excited about the idea how spend your spring and summer in the soil, you may end up going a little overboard at the garden store. So to prevent you from spending hours walking in circles looking at different tools we have compiled a list of garden tools that are a must-have for a new gardener. Spade These are shovels with square heads and short…Read More

  6. Gardening Tips For The Dog Days of Summer

    July is just around the corner and with it comes outrageous temperatures. We know you put a ton of work into your garden this spring and it would be nice if you could just sit back and relax while you watch your seedlings sprout and flourish. Unfortunately, there is some additional maintenance that is required if you want your garden to have the best possible outcome. Tip #1: Watch for pests! If y…Read More