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Basics for Beautiful Bulbs!

There is still time to do some bulb planting! In fact, most flower bulbs have to be planted in the fall, because they need a dormancy period time to become rooted before they can bloom big and boldly in the spring. Planting bulbs is very simple, and the great thing about ordering from Gurney’s catalog or website is that we ship our plants and bulbs to you at exactly the right planting time for your region and zone. [...]

Why Plant Gurney’s® Deluxe Fruit Trees?

Fall is officially here! Autumn is my favorite season. The leaves turn colors and drift away, the air is crisp and cool, and warm apple cider and pumpkins are waiting to be enjoyed. Many people may not know this, but Fall is actually the perfect time to plant a tree! The ground is still warm enough to support the roots, and the tree will have plenty of time to settle in before winter. [...]

Hardening Off Seed-Grown Plants in the Spring

You’ve your seeds sprout, grow true leaves and get taller. In your controlled environment, your seedlings have enjoyed a relatively stress-free life, protected from the heat, cold, wind and rain. Without elemental exposure, your little seedlings lack the hardiness to be successfully transplanted; but you can change all that by starting the hardening-off process on your own. [...]

How to Plant Bulbs for Beautiful Spring Flowers!

Some gardeners give up after September, because they think there’s nothing left to do. But, don’t fret, fellow gardener: There is still time to do some bulb planting! [...]

New Gurney’s YouTube Videos!

It’s midsummer. The heat is scorching and the gardens are alive with color! There’s still plenty to do in the garden, and your friends at Gurney’s are always here to help. In fact, because we love you, we just released a ton of new summer gardening videos over on our YouTube channel! [...]

The Minimalist Garden: Vegetable Seeds

Fresh veggies have lots of advantages. You know where they came from, you know what was put on them, and you will never get anything fresher. Ideally, you’ll want to start them from seed, so that you can be in complete control of your garden edibles. That’s why we’re focusing on vegetable seeds! [...]

Here’s to Houseplants (part 2)

In addition to containers and potting mix needed for healthy houseplants, there are other variables that need to be taken into consideration. All plants need the basic elements of soil, water and light to grow in your home garden. [...]

Seed Starting Tips from Gurney’s

For those of you who are hesitant to try seed starting, fear not! There is a way to make seed starting simple, quick and fun. And contrary to popular belief, you don’t need an elaborate basement operation with fluorescent lights and elegant light fixtures! [...]

Basics for Beautiful Bulbs!

Some gardeners give up after September, because they think there’s nothing left to do. But, don’t fret, fellow gardener: There is still time to do some bulb planting! [...]

November Gardening Reminders

In some regions, gardeners are finding that it’s just too cold to be outside. Don’t spend the season mourning the loss of your summer garden, though. [...]