from the blog
Join us at the garden center for some of our special events!
Crape Myrtles truly are the trademark tree of Tulsa, and we think the varieties of leaf and flower colors, plus the amazing range of sizes available, is cause for celebration. So join us for our first-ever Crape Myrtle Madness event, at which we’ll celebrate the many virtues of these beautiful -- and tough as nails -- landscape plants.
Piet Stuifbergen, founder and president of Stuifbergen Bloembollen Export, Southwood’s exclusive bulb supplier, will share his decades of knowledge about how to select, plant, and care for spring-flowering bulbs. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from one of the world’s leading bulb experts, and be the first to get your hands on this year’s newest introductions.
Read the latest posts from Paul James and our Southwood crew:
Fall in Green Country means cooler temperatures, more dependable rainfall, fewer pest and disease problems… and lots of stuff to do in the garden! In the next few weeks I’ll be looking at the most important fall gardening topics and presenting timelines for what to do and when. This week my focus is on lawn care.
The quote above is my own. And while it may not pass for profundity, it captures the essence of what I think is the most important lesson I’ve learned in 40 years of success and failure as a gardener.