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Houseplants for the Holidays
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Houseplants for the Holidays

Houseplants for the Holidays The holidays are a magical time of year where we get together with family and friends...
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Miss Margaret’s Vanilla Refrigerator Cookies
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Miss Margaret’s Vanilla Refrigerator Cookies

This recipe for Vanilla Refrigerator Cookies written by Mr. Jim's mother, Miss Margaret, puts a fun twist on a classic...
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How to Plant and Care For Trees and Shrubs
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How to Plant and Care For Trees and Shrubs

It is important not to plant your new tree or shrub too deeply. Be sure to keep the root ball...
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Poinsettia Displays, Voting, and Sales
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Poinsettia Displays, Voting, and Sales

Mitchell's Nursery is gearing up for their largest poinsettia season to date. Here at Mitchell's, we are growing over 12,000...
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Poinsettia Photo Gallery
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Poinsettia Photo Gallery

Check out these beautiful poinsettias!  Here at Mitchell’s, we are growing over 12,000 poinsettias and supplying them for our lovely...
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What to Do with your Flowers, Shrubs, and Trees this Fall
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What to Do with your Flowers, Shrubs, and Trees this Fall

Although autumn is the best time for planting, it is not the best time to fertilize trees and shrubs or...
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Poinsettia TLC: Everlasting Poinsettias
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Poinsettia TLC: Everlasting Poinsettias

Keep Your Poinsettias for Multiple Seasons November to December-Enjoy your new poinsettia for the Holidays.January to February- Reduce watering and...
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Poinsettia TLC: Keep your Poinsettias Perky
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Poinsettia TLC: Keep your Poinsettias Perky

Poinsettia Process and Care With a little TLC, poinsettias can last for months after bringing them home. Some dedicated gardeners...
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Caring for Thanksgiving Cacti
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Caring for Thanksgiving Cacti

Photo courtesy of Almanac.com The holidays are fast approaching, and you may soon become the happy owner of your very...
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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!

Houseplants in our big greenhouse do well in the summer
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Check Out our Youtube Channel
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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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October 28, 2021

Poinsettia TLC: Keep your Poinsettias Perky

Poinsettia Process and Care With a little TLC, poinsettias can last for months after bringing them home. Some dedicated gardeners are even able to keep them […]
October 26, 2021

Caring for Thanksgiving Cacti

The holidays are fast approaching, and you may soon become the happy owner of your very own Thanksgiving Cacti. Schlumbergera truncata is the scientific name of […]
October 25, 2021

Pansies & Violas

Mitchell’s Nursery & Greenhouse provides beautiful, healthy pansies and violas to the area in various colors. Johnson Nursery Corporation, located in Willard, North Carolina, was kind […]
October 25, 2021

Help your Houseplants Win against Winter!

Houseplants in our big greenhouse do well in the summer
October 4, 2021

Fall Photo Gallery

See what’s been happening around the Nursery lately!
October 4, 2021

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 fall leaves, captivating fall crops and […]
October 2, 2021

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 both quantity and quality. Now is […]
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

Pansies and Violas, Bright and Beautiful for fall.

   Pansies and Violas offer color as the weather transitions to cool crisp autumn days. Cool-season plants are in vogue from September to March.  They make […]
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 […]