Preparing for the First Frost

With the first frost quickly approaching, you should be aware of the steps you need to take in order to protect your plants. Frost is when the temperature drops to 32 degrees Fahrenheit, or lower, causing ice crystals to form on the ground and other surfaces. The Sioux Falls and Brandon area is located in…

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By oakridge
October 11th 2018

Settling Into Crisp Weather

Fall is in the air and we are preparing our lawns and landscape to transition into the beautiful autumn colors that we all love! We have many blooming fall plants and flowers that will continue to flourish in the cooler months. We encourage our customers to think from the inside out – as the air gets crisper,…

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By oakridge
September 11th 2018

Care & Buying Guide for Hydrangeas

If you’re looking for some midsummer blooming plants that last late into the fall, nothing beats the wide variety of Hydrangeas.  From 2 feet tall to 8 and from full sun to shade these versatile plants can be used in any part of the landscape.  In our area, you can basically divide Hydrangea into two…

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By oakridge
July 10th 2018

Emerald Ash Borer Preventive Steps

Recently, news has come out that the Emerald Ash Borer has been found in Sioux Falls, SD.  Odds are that the beetle has been in our area for a year or two and has just finally been detected.  However, this does not mean that it is time to cut down all the Ash trees in…

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By oakridge
June 1st 2018

Succulent & Cactus Care Tips

Warm, summer weather, is primetime for growing succulents and cacti! We answered some commonly asked questions to help you have a successful planting and growing season. We have everything that you will need to begin your planting – from pottery and soil to a wide variety of succulents and cacti for you to pick from….

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By oakridge
May 15th 2018

The Bareroot Bonus

Hopefully we’ve seen the last of winter and it’s finally time to plant, we have most of our bare root trees and shrubs in, and the weather is starting to cooperate so now is the time to take advantage of early season savings with bare root trees. Some of the more seasoned gardeners may remember…

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By oakridge
April 20th 2018

Enjoying the Beauty of Spring at Oakridge

Are you questioning the arrival of Spring? Wondering when we’ll officially leave Winter behind? We are too and that’s why our greenhouse is in full bloom! We are stocked with hanging baskets, succulents, annuals and perennials, and much more! Our retail store is carrying new brands of products that are on trend and fun for your home,…

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By oakridge
April 10th 2018

Caring for Your Christmas Blooms

One of the most delightful decorations at the Christmas season is the poinsettia. Native to Mexico and Central America, legend has it that the first poinsettia appeared from a poor child’s generosity. Laying the humble bouquet of weeds at the feet of baby Jesus, they suddenly burst into brilliant red blooms. Actually, the colorful parts…

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By oakridge
December 20th 2017

Sprucing Up Your Home for the Holidays

Get the family and head out to Oakridge to find the perfect fresh Christmas tree, wreath, and porch pots! Make your home festive and fragrant with a fresh Balsam, Fraser or Canaan, adorned with unique ornaments and string lights. Post-Thanksgiving often is when most kick off the Christmas season, although we think most people would agree that every…

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By oakridge
December 6th 2017

Give the Gift of Oakridge

Tis’ the season to give the gift of Oakridge and we are sharing a gift guide that has something for everyone – your Secret Santa at work, your dad with the green thumb, your sister who loves home decor and everyone in between! Every year, the Oakridge design team brainstorms new ideas and looks to…

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By oakridge
November 17th 2017
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