\\ Norwood Road Garden Blog: Tips from Our Raleigh Nursery - Part 2
12825 Norwood Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27613

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Fall Lawn Seeding – Your Time is limited

Seed your lawn NOW! ……the clock is ticking Now that temperatures are dropping, it is the ideal time for seeding and repairing your lawn with tall fescue grass seed. Timing for seeding is limited, so read on Grass seed germinate best in soil that is above 60 degrees and the seedlings grow best in temperatures between 70-80 […]

Red Clay Soil… Arghhh

Tips on Conditioning Your Soil  Red clay is a North Carolina gardener’s nightmare.  It makes your soil hard when dry, and when wet it makes working in your garden a backbreaking, experience.  The worst part… your flowers & plants will not reach their full potential. So, what can you do? It will take some work, but you will […]

Make that Ugly Fence Beautiful

DIY Idea Does your neighbor have an ugly fence? Ask them if you can put up a trellis. Then grow Clematis, Climbing Roses, Mandevilla, etc. This project will run you about $150 in materials (excluding plants). Labor excluded.

A Perfect Summer Flower for the Upcoming Heat

Angelonia Native to Mexico and the West Indies, Angelonias have an outstanding tolerance for heat and humidity that makes this beauty perfect for gardeners in Raleigh. They grow into bushy plants with narrow, dark green foliage and spikes of attractive flowers in various colors, primarily shades of purple, pink and white.  Blooms well into the fall – extending […]

The Dirty Truth

Soil has been a hot topic at Norwood Road Garden. September rolls around and customers turn their attentions to aerating, seeding and fertilizing their yards.  Good grass starts with good soil, it is necessary for the seed to establish good roots to absorb nutrients that will be stored for the fall and winter months. The […]

Let’s Talk Grass!

Under Siege! Look closely at your yard. Are they brazen, or lurking undetected among the blades of grass? Invaders! A steady stream of customers has been coming in lately looking for the tools they need to combat the weeds, invasive plants and pests that have infiltrated their turf. Are you ready to enlist? At Norwood Road […]

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