Pest Management

Pest management can be one of the greatest challenges to the home gardener. Careful identification of the problem is essential before control practices can be used. Some insect damage may appear to be a disease, especially if no visible insects are present. Insects damage plants in several ways. The most visible damage is chewed plant…

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By oakridge
July 28th 2017

How to Prevent Tomato Plant Problems

High heat and humidity this time of year can mean only one thing – tomato problems. Mid to late July seems to be the time that diseases can run rampant in tomato plants. Tomato blight and blossom-end rot are two major diseases that can affect your tomato crop. There are different forms of blight, but…

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By oakridge
July 12th 2017

Basic Rose Care Tips

You may think that only experienced gardeners can care for and successfully nurture roses to bloom – but roses aren’t as high-maintenance as you may think. At Oakridge, we sell beautiful shrub roses that require less care than hybrids. We have 20 different varieties – from large double flowers to multi-colored. We even have a…

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By oakridge
June 21st 2017

Gifts Dad Will Dig

We’ve said it before but it’s worth saying again – it’s not too late to get planting! Trees, shrubs, and perennials can be planted all season long. By this time of year, all of these plants are growing in containers so they don’t know the difference between that soil and your yard! With new plant…

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By oakridge
June 12th 2017

Trees: Nature’s Air Conditioners

The last few weeks have given us a preview of the summer temps to come. Although a welcome change after a long winter, some of those days already have us looking for a nice cool spot to relax in and enjoy the weather. A great place to start is in your own yard. There are…

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By oakridge
June 2nd 2017

How to Plant Your First Vegetable Garden

Fresh vegetables – there’s nothing like their vibrant, juicy flavors. If you’ve never tried to grow your own vegetables there’s a lot to learn, but the best way to get familiar is to just jump in and start planting. There are two ways to start growing – directly from seeds or by purchasing plants that…

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By oakridge
May 22nd 2017

Gifts in Bloom

It can be tough to encompass what your mother means to you in one weekend and one gift, but we’re here to help! We have a great selection of annuals for filling planters, as well as more than 350 perennials for the garden. These blooms are sure to keep mom smiling all season long. We also have a…

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By oakridge
May 10th 2017

Why You Should Buy Bareroot Trees

If you don’t know about bareroot trees, you’re missing out on one of the best bargains in gardening. Buying bareroot is a cost-effective way to give you a jump start on the planting season. The bareroot process begins when the weather turns cold and dormant saplings can be dug up from the soil to be…

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By oakridge
April 12th 2017

Peek Into Spring

The nursery is filling with green again – and more buds are peeking out every day! The Oakridge team can’t wait to help everyone kick off this planting season. At the start of spring it’s important to prune your existing plants. Initial pruning encourages new root growth for the season. We have pruners that are…

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By oakridge
April 5th 2017

Deck The Halls

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and Oakridge has the most wonderful product to deck the halls – Christmas trees, garlands, poinsettias, wreathes, ornaments and other unique décor. Come grab a mug of hot cocoa and get in the spirit of the season! Whether you’re looking for an elegant, flocked Slim Sierra laced in…

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By oakridge
November 28th 2016
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