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Pansies & Violas
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Pansies & Violas

Mitchell’s Nursery & Greenhouse provides beautiful, healthy pansies and violas to the area in various colors. Johnson Nursery Corporation, located...
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Muffin Tin Mini Apple Pies
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Muffin Tin Mini Apple Pies

Apple Pie is an American classic that is always a hit at family gatherings during the Holidays. One recipe we...
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Help your Houseplants Win against Winter!
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Help your Houseplants Win against Winter!

With winter fast approaching, you might be wondering how to preserve your beautiful houseplants so that they can survive to...
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Check Out our Youtube Channel

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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October 1, 2021

Composting with Autumn Leaves

With Fall in full swing, autumn leaves will be plentiful! Autumn leaves are an excellent source of nutrients for your garden. However, we can’t just cover […]
August 24, 2021

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 as they might,  it is hard […]
August 24, 2021

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 are prevalent during the muggy, humid […]
August 24, 2021

Fall Is For Planting

Autumn is just around the corner, and soon the cool season foliage will show off their brilliance. For the plant enthusiast, what better show stoppers to […]
August 20, 2021

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, and tolerate poor soil as long […]
August 20, 2021

Fall Planting: Pansies and Violas

  As the dog days of summer transition to cool crisp autumn, cool season plants are in vogue from September to March.  They make their autumn […]
August 11, 2021

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 left wondering what to do in […]
August 11, 2021

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 tops of crape myrtles. The reason […]
August 10, 2021

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 ground?  Drive around any town or […]
August 9, 2021

Zoning In On Zone 7

    People make trips to garden centers or nurseries when plants are in their prime, and the result is  impulse buying. This  simple exchange can […]
August 3, 2021

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 last year thoroughly. Fertilize with a […]
August 3, 2021

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 or rather their clothes, annuals usually […]
August 3, 2021

What Are The Health Benefits of Plants?

 Some obvious benefits of plants are air purification; houseplants and trees remove toxins from indoor and outdoor environments. Trees, shrubs, vines, roots, and grasses, provide an […]
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.