1. Preparing Your Greenhouse for Winter

    Winter is a break for gardeners. It’s a time to sit back and enjoy the fruits (pardon the pun) of your labor. You get to eat fruits and vegetables that you grew during some of the coldest nights in Michigan. It’s also a time to catch up on other hobbies, such as reading and coffee with friends. However, before the long nights by the fire with a cat on you lap begin, you need to prepare your gr…Read More

  2. Fall Garden Tips Courtesy of Your Local Greenhouse

    Fall is such a pleasant time of year in Michigan. We get to enjoy the changing of the colors, watch as the leaves fall to the ground, spend time outdoors in perfect weather, and watch Canadian geese head for warmer grounds. Fall is also the time to prepare your garden for spring planting, as well as plant any perennials or annuals you may have been planning. Abele Greenhouse & Garden Center in…Read More

  3. Creating The Perfect List Of Gifts For the Gardener In Your Life

    While the winter months might slow down the gardener in your life, it is only a short season and once spring arrives, they will want to be ready to go for planting season. If you have a family member or friend who loves to spend time in their garden, put together the perfect list of gifts this holiday season to help them prepare for the busy growing season ahead. For all your greenhouse supplies i…Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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