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What-ermelon? Four Tips to Choosing the Best Watermelons!
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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,...
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Want Healthy Plants? Do These 8 Things in June!
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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.
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Soaked Soil? Five Plants That Thrive in Wet Locations
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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.
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Geraniums: Basic Care and Tips
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Geraniums: Basic Care and Tips

Follow this guide to keep your geranium plants happy and healthy.
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The Best Annuals for the Summer Heat
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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...
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Perennials For Pollinators
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Perennials For Pollinators

Each year, the pollinator population gets smaller and smaller. We carelessly spray chemicals to kill the pests we don't want...
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It’s Spring! Let’s Get Planting!
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It’s Spring! Let’s Get Planting!

Mitchell's Nursery has a large selection of annuals, perennials and more. Spring has finally sprung, and it is time to...
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Recipe: Sauteed Spring Vegetables
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Recipe: Sauteed Spring Vegetables

Ingredients 1 tablespoon plus 1/2 teaspoon salt 6 ounces carrots, peeled and cut diagonally into 1-inch-long pieces 6 ounces beans...
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Winter Burn: What It Is and How It Affects Different Plants
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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...
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Jim Mitchell Presents for Mt Airy Chamber of Commerce
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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. 
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Recipe: Thyme-Cornmeal Pound Cake
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Recipe: Thyme-Cornmeal Pound Cake

Equipment 10-12” Bundt pan (fluted makes nice presentation), buttered well with light flour dusting. KitchenAid Mixer if available. Cake rack...
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Recipe: Chick Peas and Dumplings
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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...
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Roses: Do You Know the Difference?
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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...
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Transplanting: How to Get Two Plants from One
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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...
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Tips on Sowing Seeds for Best Growth
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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...
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Experts Share How to Create the Perfect Home Garden in Your Backyard
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Experts Share How to Create the Perfect Home Garden in Your Backyard

With spring officially here and sunny, warm weather ahead, you may be itching to get outside and start gardening in...
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Recipe: Traditional Irish Corned Beef & Cabbage
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Recipe: Traditional Irish Corned Beef & Cabbage

Corned Beef (baked) 3 pounds corned beef (in the package) 10 whole cloves 1/4 cup of hot sweet honey mustard...
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Five Reasons Why Homegrown Produce Tastes Better
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Five Reasons Why Homegrown Produce Tastes Better

Let’s face it: a homegrown tomato tastes better than one from the supermarket. It’s not simply a state of mind....
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Hybrids versus Heirlooms (and the Truth About GMOs)
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Hybrids versus Heirlooms (and the Truth About GMOs)

For many people, a tomato is a tomato. As long as it meets the three criteria—ripe, round and red—they're happy...
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Drying Hydrangeas: Preserving Summer Beauty
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Drying Hydrangeas: Preserving Summer Beauty

If you are from the South, I am sure that you are familiar with hydrangeas.  For many years people have...
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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 […]
May 4, 2021

Perennials For Pollinators

Each year, the pollinator population gets smaller and smaller. We carelessly spray chemicals to kill the pests we don’t want and inadvertently kill some of the […]
May 4, 2021

It’s Spring! Let’s Get Planting!

Spring has finally sprung, and it is time to really focus on our gardens and flower beds. Any avid gardener knows that this time of year […]
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 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). […]
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 […]
December 29, 2018

Ginkgo Biloba, An Ancient Survivor

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