Gardening Guides

our tips for success

Stonewall Kitchen Celebrates 30 Years!

Since 1991, Stonewall Kitchen has proudly brought our customers only ...

Four Varieties of Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are one of the most popular flowering shrubs you ...

Presto Pesto!

Looking for a fresh and simple summer time meal? Well ...

Watering 101: How Much and How Often to Water Plants

Everyday we get questions about watering. The biggest thing is ...

Grilling With Herbs!

Growing your own herbs is the best way to bump ...

Composting: Get the Most from Your Garden

May 29th is National Composting Day! We are here to ...

Take Care of Your Tomato

Spring is here and the threat of frost is gone ...

How to Properly Plant a Shrub

One of the most frequent questions we get here at ...

A Full Day with Wind and Willow

Wind and Willow is a dry mix brand for soups, ...
Tait Farms Shrub

Spring and Summer Shrub Recipes

Add some sweetness to your spring and summer with Tait ...

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day is coming up and Ashcombe is here with ...

The Hand That Holds the Hose, Grows the Rose

Lois Eckman is the hand that holds the hose, and ...

The Bower – A Native Garden and Sculpture Park

Step out of the hubbub of the city and step ...

New Product with New Recipes!

Our gourmet foods section is introducing a new product line! ...

Plant a Spring Porch Pot!

Spring is sprung so it's time to get those annuals ...

Curbside Pickup Procedures 2021!

In the interest of customer and employee safety we have ...

Pruning Roses

Brandon, our Nursery Manager, walks you through the how's and ...

Strawberries and Cream Dip Recipes!

Have you been in our store and seen all the ...

Easter Take Home Craft

We are sending home crafts for those who registered following ...
Pruning Panicle Hydrangeas

Pruning Panicle Hydrangea

Pruning is a daunting task, especially when your shrub is ...
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Nana’s Hot Bacon Dressing

Our Cook, Margaret, is sharing one of her family recipes! ...

CLASSES AND EVENTS ARE BACK AT ASHCOMBE!

After a year of uncertainties, upheaval, and unexpected changes, Ashcombe ...
Pansy Strawberry Pot

DIY Strawberry Jar With Pansies!

Plant your own DIY Strawberry Jar with Pansies. Strawberry jars ...

27 Years With Ashcombe!

Our floral designer Nedra has 27 years of experience with ...

DIY Spring Wreath!

Make a DIY Spring Wreath for your front door this ...
Ashcombe Sauces, Salsas, Dressings, and Jellies

Ashcombe Sauces and Recipes!

Our gourmet food section is full of a variety of ...

Inside Margaret’s Mind: What Inspires You.

We interviewed our "cook" (we've learned not to call her ...

7 VALENTINE’S GIFT ALTERNATIVES TO CUT FLOWERS

Valentine’s Day is quickly sneaking up but don’t panic! You ...

Plants for Clean Air

PLANTS CLEAN THE AIR WE BREATHECommon indoor plants clean up ...

Plants for Low Light

Plants that will grow in low light are much appreciated ...

Orchids FAQ

The American orchid Society receives hundreds of orchid-related questions each ...

Phalaenopsis/The Moth Orchid

An American Orchid Society demographic survey showed that phalaenopsis have ...

Tillandsia/Air Plants

In the jungles of Central America, Tillandsias anchor themselves on ...

Gardenias

Gardenias were discovered in China in the 1700’s. Their fragrance ...

Poinsettias

Our traditional holiday plant was brought to this country by ...

Christmas Cactus

Schlumbergera The unusual stems and timely blossoms of these commonly ...

Cyclamen

Cyclamen is a lovely flowering plant appreciated for its habit ...

Succulents & Cacti

Cacti & Succulents are widely diversified groups of plants with ...

Bee Gardening

More and more gardeners are anxious to do their part ...

Attracting Birds

Watching birds flying in to eat at your backyard feeders ...

Anthurium

A. andreanum (tail flower)A. scherzerianum (flamingo flower, pigtail plant) The ...

Amaryllis

Amaryllis is one of the easiest bulbs to care for, ...

The African Violet

The African Violet (saintpaulia) has become the most popular member ...
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Ornamental Cabbage & Kale

Great plants for fall! Cabbage and Kale keep their brilliant ...