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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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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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Hydrangea Care and Pruning—A Mystery Solved!
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Hydrangea Care and Pruning—A Mystery Solved!

Hydrangeas have been a southern landscape staple for generations. With their beautiful iconic blooms and a wide assortment of shapes...
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How to Prune Tomatoes for a Higher Fruit Yield
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How to Prune Tomatoes for a Higher Fruit Yield

Tomatoes have been a long-time favorite of gardeners everywhere. Even those who do not fancy themselves as gardeners have grown...
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How to Grow Great Tomatoes
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How to Grow Great Tomatoes

Growing tomatoes should come easy, right? Not for everyone. You may have trouble getting them to grow and produce fruit...
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Spring is Getting Closer!
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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...
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Rain, Rain, and More Rain
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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...
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Divide and Conquer
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Divide and Conquer

Perennials are plants that grow back every year. We love them because of their beauty and they are mostly very...
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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.