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Columbine (Aquilegia)

If Columbine weren’t an actual plant, I think they’d deserve fairy tale status. They remind me of the kind of flowers that little storybook fairies could turn upside down and use for hats. This elegant early blooming perennial, is a great addition to any perennial garden or rock garden. Blooming prolifically in late spring to early summer, seed pods… Read more »

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Where Have All The Impatiens Gone?

Where have all the impatiens gone? Impatiens are a popular shade annual, that have a very loyal following from year to year. But, you, like many, may have lost all your impatiens last year. White coating on the underside of the leaves, that yellowed, curled, and dropped to the ground. Sound familiar? It’s a fungus-like… Read more »

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Container Gardening

Container Gardening is all the rage right now. Why? Maybe it’s because of all the hot new annuals that even seasoned gardeners have never seen the likes of. Or perhaps is because container gardening lets you put color and blooms right where you want them. Nonetheless, anyone can garden in a container whether you’re an… Read more »

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Grand Opening Celebration Photos!

Last weekend was the official Grand Opening Celebration at Burnett’s Country Gardens. Boy, oh boy, did we celebrate – thanks for the great turn out! For those of you who thought the place was packed with the most amazing plant material, wait until you see it this weekend! Unbelievable! Enjoy these pictures!

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Spring ‘To Do’ Lists

As I am writing this newsletter at my desk, the sun is shining, and the windows are open. The smell of spring air fills the office – ahhh – this is what we’ve been waiting for. Just to make sure we’re not getting fooled again, I check the 10-day forecast at weather.com. Looks like the… Read more »

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“Spring of New Beginnings” – Pics!

If you drove by Burnett’s Country Gardens last weekend, you would have noticed something different. Guess what it was? The parking lot was full! Our “Spring of New Beginnings” event was a huge success thanks to all of you who came out to visit us. The greenhouse was loaded with blooming plants, baby animals were… Read more »

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Spring Flowering Bulbs: Tulips

There are so many markers of spring, but none so graceful as the tulip. Have you ever noticed how often home magazines photograph huge vases of tulips on beautiful table settings? There is just something about them that says elegance. Now-a-days you can get cut tulips just about year round at florists to grace your… Read more »

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Doors Are Finally Open!

It was not an easy task to accomplish all that needed to be done to open the doors at BCG last Saturday. Months of cleaning, repairing, and building, with very little time off for our hard working staff. The weather didn’t exactly make it easy with what seemed like endless days of freezing weather, and the… Read more »

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Doors Open March 23, 2013!

Even though our Grand Opening Celebration is still over a month away (May 4 & 5), the doors will open at 9AM Saturday, March 23rd. We are soooo excited to see all of our past customers and meet new ones too. Whether you are an experienced gardener or just starting to get your hands dirty,… Read more »