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Red White Chocolate Chip Heart Cookies
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Red White Chocolate Chip Heart Cookies

  Prep Time 10 minutes  Cook Time 10 minutes Total Time 20 minutes Servings 24 cookies Calories 248 Kcal Baking...
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NC Native Plants to Grow in 2022
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NC Native Plants to Grow in 2022

Joe Pye Weed Last fall, we asked our customers what they would like to see at the nursery in the...
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K-Cup Seedling Starters
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K-Cup Seedling Starters

The Keurig  is a time-tested favorite for coffee lovers everywhere. With the press of a button, you get the perfect...
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Flowers for Love
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Flowers for Love

Love is in the air during the month of February! Here at Mitchell’s Nursery, we grow lots of flowers that...
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Arbor Day 2022
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Arbor Day 2022

  I am sure that most of you have heard of Arbor Day, but do you really know what it...
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Chicken Taco Soup
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Chicken Taco Soup

CHICKEN TACO SOUP Chicken Taco Soup 1 can pinto beans- 15 oz. 1 can black Beans- 15 oz. 1 can...
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All about Hydrafiber
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All about Hydrafiber

Jolly Gardener Pro-Line Custom Growing Mix HF C/B What’s all the Hype about HydraFiber? Whether you’re brand new to plants...
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Winter Garden TLC
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Winter Garden TLC

During the winter, some may assume there is nothing to be done in the garden. But this belief is far...
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Best Edible Plants to Grow Indoors During Winter
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Best Edible Plants to Grow Indoors During Winter

When the temperatures drop substantially, gardens can falter. Outdoor gardens, that is. With the help of a few environmental amenities,...
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Country-Style Broccoli Cheddar Soup with Homemade Bread
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Country-Style Broccoli Cheddar Soup with Homemade Bread

  Broccoli Cheddar Soup is a tried and true classic sure to please everyone at lunch or dinner! Fresh broccoli,...
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Winter Photo Gallery
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Winter Photo Gallery

Check out what's been happening around the Nursery this Winter! bromeliadsboston fernsair plant
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2021 Poinsettia Voting Results
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2021 Poinsettia Voting Results

Christmas MouseRed ElfChristmas Feeling MerlotChristmas Day RedAriesIce PunchRed GlitterChristmas Beauty MarbleChristmas Beauty Princess Cortez BurgundyPremium PicassoFrozen WhitePrincietta WhiteAlaska WhiteAlpina WhiteSK201...
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Mitchell’s Nursery Joins Tik Tok!
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Mitchell’s Nursery Joins Tik Tok!

Mitchell's Nursery Joins Tik Tok Have you heard of Tik Tok? It's the newest app everyone's talking about! Dance trends,...
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The History of Poinsettias
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The History of Poinsettias

Sky StarMarblestarSuperba New GlitterEnduring PinkHarlequinRed ElfViking CinnamonFrozen White Poinsettias have an intricate and fascinating history. Poinsettias naturally bloom during winter...
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Holiday Butterbeer (Non-Alcoholic)
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Holiday Butterbeer (Non-Alcoholic)

Photo Courtesy of Sushmita Malakar (Thank you!) Thank you Kidsactivitiesblog.com for sharing this wonderful recipe! PREP TIME 10 minutes TOTAL...
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Gingerbread Cake
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Gingerbread Cake

Photo Courtesy of OnceUponaChef.com (Thank you!) Thank you Onceuponachef.com for sharing this wonderful recipe!   Servings: Makes 1 9-inch square...
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Spiced Yuletide Cocoa
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Spiced Yuletide Cocoa

Photo Courtesy of The Green Loot (Thank you!) Thank you Onesweepappetite.com for sharing this wonderful recipe! Ingredients: 1/3 cup unsweetened...
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Winston Salem Journal Poinsettia Article
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Winston Salem Journal Poinsettia Article

We were featured in the Winston Salem Journal this holiday season for our many varieties of poinsettias! Check out the...
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November Chamber of Commerce Virtual Mixer
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November Chamber of Commerce Virtual Mixer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-FMwpGQm3Y Mr. Jim Mitchell was featured as November's Virtual Mixer Speaker for the Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce November 18th...
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Spectrum News 1 Triad Visits Mitchell’s Nursery
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Spectrum News 1 Triad Visits Mitchell’s Nursery

Kaitlin Miller of Spectrum News & Mr. Jim Mitchell We'd like to thank Spectrum News for coming out to talk...
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March 13, 2021

Spring is Getting Closer!

There is still time to prepare yourself and your garden for spring. If you haven’t done it yet, you need to get your last-minute pruning done […]
March 1, 2021

Rain, Rain, and More Rain

Raindrops keep falling on our heads. Be glad you couldn’t hear me sing that as I typed. This winter has been a wet one. Arbor Day […]
March 1, 2021

Divide and Conquer

Perennials are plants that grow back every year. We love them because of their beauty and they are mostly very low maintenance. However, every few years, […]
March 1, 2021

Getting a Jumpstart on Spring

Can you imagine going to your garden in early spring and gathering vegetables for a fresh spring salad, even before a lot of veggies are ready […]
February 4, 2021

Show Your Garden Some Love

  Would you believe me if I told you that Spring is almost here? Probably not. I have a hard time believing it myself. The sunny […]
February 3, 2021

Love Your Indoor Plants

As the winter months drag on, we as humans tend to fall into the winter doldrums. Instead of setting our sights on the prize, Spring! This […]
January 6, 2021

New Year- New Garden

The holidays are over. We are not hitting the stores wide open like we were for the post-holiday sales, thanks to COVID-19. So, that leaves us […]
August 29, 2020

Native Trees and Why We Shouldn’t Overlook Them

Everyone is talking about native plants these days. Most people do not know the difference between native and non-native plants. Some believe that if you see […]
October 17, 2019

How to re-bloom your Poinsettia

Check out this useful information about re-blooming your poinsettias visit  https://mitchellsearthnotes.blogspot.com/2019/10/how-to-get-your-poinsettias-to-re-bloom.html
December 29, 2018

Ginkgo Biloba, An Ancient Survivor

What is ginkgo biloba, and why should you plant it?