September Horticultural Tasks – 2016

September Horticultural Tasks – 2016 »


The kids have returned to school, and football fans descend on Columbia to support their teams.  Even though our thoughts have turned Read more…

July Horticultural Tasks – 2016

July Horticultural Tasks – 2016 »


If you used a slow release fertilizer in the spring to fertilizer your annuals, now is the time to reapply.  They have Read more…

May Horticultural Tasks – 2016

May Horticultural Tasks – 2016 »


By Mother’s Day, the soil is now warm enough to plant Caladiums and Elephant Ears. Planting of warm season Read more…

March Horticultural Tasks

March Horticultural Tasks »


The average last frost date is Columbia is March 26th, which means spring is just around the corner. The blowing winds can Read more…

January Horticultural Tasks – 2016

January Horticultural Tasks – 2016 »


While you may think January is a crazy time to be thinking about warm season annuals, this isn’t really so crazy if Read more…

December Horticultural Tasks – 2015

December Horticultural Tasks – 2015 »


Continue to water cool season annuals. Garden centers are stocked with poinsettias this time of year. Be sure to protect them from Read more…

November Horticultural Tasks

November Horticultural Tasks »


Finish up the task of planting annuals not completed in October. Keep a close watch on them to be sure that they Read more…

October Horticultural Tasks – 2015

October Horticultural Tasks – 2015 »



October brings cooler temperatures by the end of the month, but early October can be tricky for us with warm temperatures. Read more…

September Horticultural Tasks – 2015 »


The kids have returned to school, and football fans descend on Columbia to support their teams. Even though our thoughts have Read more…

August Horticultural Tasks – 2015 »


Well, if July wasn’t hot enough for you, then August ought to do it! At this point, you can coast a little Read more…