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We will be uploading fun and educational content to our Youtube Channel, adhering to a monthly schedule. Please check out...
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Fall Photo Gallery
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Fall Photo Gallery

See what's been happening around the Nursery lately!
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Fall Favorites: Sweet Potatoes and Pumpkins
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Fall Favorites: Sweet Potatoes and Pumpkins

Autumn is an eventful and enjoyable season, especially here in the foothills of North Carolina. County fairs, caramel apples, crisp...
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Mema’s Okra Soup
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Mema’s Okra Soup

Okra is plentiful during Fall. With high producing plants, you may find you have more okra than you can give...
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Miss Judy’s Sweet Potato Pudding
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Miss Judy’s Sweet Potato Pudding

Sweet Potatoes are a tried and true favorite Carolina crop. Our dear friend Don Bennett has provided Sweet Potatoes to...
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Festive Arrangements for Fall
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Festive Arrangements for Fall

It’s Fall, y’all! As the season transitions from Summer to Autumn, you may notice your summer floral blooms dwindle in...
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Composting with Autumn Leaves
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Composting with Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves Compost Pile made and photographed by one of our lovely Plant Experts, Jennifer. Thanks, Jen! With Fall in...
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Perennials that Love Living in the Shadows
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Perennials that Love Living in the Shadows

Many garden enthusiast have an area of landscape that doesn't get as much sun needed for optimal plant growth. Try...
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Natural Pest Control in the Garden and your Home
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Natural Pest Control in the Garden and your Home

People are on the hunt for natural repellants, to deter pests from devouring their gardens as well as themselves. Mosquitos...
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Fall Is For Planting
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Fall Is For Planting

Autumn is just around the corner, and soon the cool season foliage will show off their brilliance. For the plant...
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Native Perennials for Lasting Beauty
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Native Perennials for Lasting Beauty

Gaillardia (Blanket Flowers) Blanket Flowers are beautiful additions to any perennial garden. Native to the US, they are low maintenance,...
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Fall Planting: Pansies and Violas
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Fall Planting: Pansies and Violas

  As the dog days of summer transition to cool crisp autumn, cool season plants are in vogue from September...
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Succotash Recipe
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Succotash Recipe

  This is a recipe passed down from my mother-in-law. I think it came from her mother-in-law from Harnet County....
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To Do or Not To Do?
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To Do or Not To Do?

 It's that time of year again,  when your garden is fading ,and with it the wonderful  summer moods. Many are...
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Are You Guilty of Crape Murder?
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Are You Guilty of Crape Murder?

Crape Murder: What is it, and why do people do it?  Crape Murder is the act of severely pruning the...
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Do You Have a Planting Plan?
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Do You Have a Planting Plan?

The Mistake   Have you ever bought a tree or a shrub,  dug a hole and just stuck it in the...
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Zoning In On Zone 7
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Zoning In On Zone 7

    People make trips to garden centers or nurseries when plants are in their prime, and the result is ...
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Recipe: Refrigerator Pickles
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Recipe: Refrigerator Pickles

Brine:  Mix 2.5 c. white vinegar  1.5 c. sugar  1.5 tsp. salt  1.5 tsp turmeric.  Let sit to dissolve the...
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Cool Season Plant Care Tips
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Cool Season Plant Care Tips

If we don't get an inch of rain in a week, be sure to water any plants planted in the...
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Annuals and Perennials (The Fixer Upper, the Workhorse, and the Flower Child)
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Annuals and Perennials (The Fixer Upper, the Workhorse, and the Flower Child)

Annuals (Flower Child) Annuals are the flower children of the flora kingdom due their vibrance and energy, and like children...
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June 4, 2021

What-ermelon? Four Tips to Choosing the Best Watermelons!

One of the most refreshing and delightful staples that people love to eat and enjoy during summer is watermelons. Fortunately, Mitchell’s Nursery grows some of the […]
May 28, 2021

Want Healthy Plants? Do These 8 Things in June!

Follow this checklist of eight helpful tips to ensure your plants remain healthy and reach their full potential this summer.
May 28, 2021

Soaked Soil? Five Plants That Thrive in Wet Locations

Many plants have adapted to wet conditions, so turning that swampy spot into a landscape feature is easy to do with these options.
May 28, 2021

Geraniums: Basic Care and Tips

Follow this guide to keep your geranium plants happy and healthy.
May 28, 2021

The Best Annuals for the Summer Heat

Once the temperatures start rising, many plants struggle or slow down. It’s hard to maintain fabulous blooms while the sun is blazing down! Thankfully, some annual […]
April 25, 2021

Winter Burn: What It Is and How It Affects Different Plants

Mother Nature is unpredictable at times, and even if the calendar says it’s springtime, the temperatures might be closer to winter temperatures. Your plants might end […]
April 15, 2021

Jim Mitchell Presents for Mt Airy Chamber of Commerce

Jim Mitchell, co-owner of Mitchell's Nursery & Greenhouse, presents during a Virtual Mixer hosted by the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce. 
April 8, 2021

Recipe: Chick Peas and Dumplings

Ingredients ¼  cup nutritional yeast flakes or 3 tbsp. nutritional yeast 6  tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided, plus more for serving 1  medium onion, finely chopped […]
April 8, 2021

Roses: Do You Know the Difference?

Your roses are all beautiful. But, do you know the difference? You may be familiar with Knock Out roses and Drift roses (a lower-growing shrub rose). […]
April 5, 2021

Transplanting: How to Get Two Plants from One

What if we told you how to increase, even double, your number of plants absolutely free? It’s easier than you think! The process is called transplanting. […]
April 3, 2021

Tips on Sowing Seeds for Best Growth

People often ask us for tips on sowing seeds. After all, it can’t be as simple as making a small hole and tossing them in, can […]