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Briggs’ Favorite Garden Fresh Recipes

With the end of Summer in sight and the last few harvests from our fresh herb and veggie gardens, we thought we would share some of our favorite garden fresh recipes with you all! Matt, our Merchandise Manager & Graphic Designer, loves to indulge in  zucchini noodles with pesto along with a gin and tonic […]

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What’s In Our Garden

You’ve all been asking What’s In Our Garden, so we thought we’d shared a little of what we have growing here at the nursery. All of what is shown is currently in stock, or will be arriving soon.   Verbena – bonariensis – Full sun – Naturalized seeds readily – Depending on where you live, […]

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Thriller, Filler, and Spiller

Welcome to the gardening season! We are absolutely buzzing over here at the nursery with all the good weather, sunshine, and plants we’ve been surrounded by. It’s time to dive deep into the depths of the ever so loved ‘Thriller, Filler, Spiller’ combo for annual planters. For those who are not familiar with the ‘Thriller, […]

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Cooking with Herbs

  Cooking with herbs can be daunting when you don’t know much about herbs, their flavor profiles, or how to cook with them, but we are here to tell you that you do know more than you think! We often cook with dried jarred herbs, so now that Spring and Summer are arriving, throw those […]

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Signs a Plant May Need to be Repotted

Happy Green Thumb Friday!   A lovely customer recently suggested we dedicate a Green Thumb Friday post on how to figure out when it is the proper time to repot a plant. After some thinking, we thought this topic may be on others’ minds as well! Somewhat like when that one kid in class asks […]

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Valentines Day Teatime at Briggs

What Hello! We are absolutely delighted to be hosting a Valentines Day Teatime (Briggs edition) here at the nursery. We want to take this space to go into detail of what this day will look like for those who want to join us.   Who Anyone that wants to enjoy a sweet Valentines Day at […]

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How to Choose the Proper Pot and Soil

Welcome back our Green Thumb Friday lovers! You spoke and we listened! We are here to help with your potting and soil needs! Choosing the pot and soil for your plant babies shouldn’t be a headache so we’ve thought of some basic things to keep in mind when choosing the right pot and soil! Choosing […]

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Organic Insecticides

It’s Green Thumb Friday! Todays requested topic is insecticides, and what’s better than organic insecticides? With winterization of plants in full swing, we thought what better Friday to do insecticides than today?! We have listed four general insecticide methods to kill common plant insects, as well as three methods that specifically help rid of, and […]

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Winterizing Evergreens

  As the warmer days are coming to a close, it’s time to start thinking of how we are going to ‘winterize’ our outdoor plants. Especially our evergreens, and even more specifically our broadleaf evergreens! After this years drought it is even more critical to ensure that they are going into the colder season well-watered. […]

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DIY Dried Flower Wreath

As the blooming season comes to a close, we often think that’s it for the plants in our beautiful gardens, or is it? Make your garden last a little while longer with our DIY Dried Flower Wreath! Hold onto the warmer months and blooms, and welcome the colder weather with this sweet DIY project anyone […]

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