Category: Palm Coast

Job Opening: Crew Leader

Crew Leader VerdeGo is currently seeking highly motivated and skilled Crew Leaders. This position would be responsible for property maintenance. This position may also perform landscape plant installations, perform sod installation, participate in garden center activities, and hardscape projects as required. This position may cross lines between all facets of the organization. RESPONSIBILITIES • Supervising […]

March 2018 Newsletter: Plant Profiles: Perennials

Perennials: Here is just a sampling of some of the many to choose from: Pentas: Plant it and the butterflies and hummingbirds WILL come! Pentas have always been a staple to any Perennial or Butterfly Garden. They prefers full sun but will bloom in as little as 3-4 hrs of sun. Hummingbirds prefer the red […]

March 2018 Newsletter: Home Energy Savings | Lawn Management

Home Energy Savings What you plant and where you plant outside your home can have a major impact on the amount of energy you use to heat and cool the inside of your home. The goal is to block summer sun and winter winds and to allow access to winter sun and summer breezes. In […]

March 2018 Newsletter: Pruning | Springtime Checklist

Pruning When cleaning up your gardens for spring keep these tips in mind: • Never remove more than one half to two thirds of the foliage at one time to avoid weakening the plant. • Do not “top” a tree • Do not remove the branch collar, the portion of the limb next to the […]

March 2018 Newsletter: Butterflies & Humming Birds | Citrus & Fruit Bearing

Attracting Butterflies: Use salvias, pentas, milkweed, cigar plant, and lantanas to name a few of the perennials that will attract butterflies. Salvias will stand a little taller than their other flower friends with Butterflies and Hummingbirds feeding on their nectar rich flower spikes. Milkweed and cigar plant will be taller with pentas and lantana being […]

March 2018 Newsletter: Vegetables & Herbs | Flowering Perennials & Shade

Fresh, Healthy Vegetables & Herbs from YOUR Garden! For vegetable gardeners, green beans, lima beans, corn, cantaloupe, watermelon, cucumbers, eggplant, okra, southern peas, peppers, squash and tomatoes can all be planted outside around the second week in March. For our northern areas, always be on alert for a late season bit of frost that may […]

March 2018 Newsletter: Spring Growing Season | Beautiful Blooming Azaleas

It’s the Spring ‘Growing’ Season! It’s time to ‘Spring Clean’ your plants and clean up the garden before planting others! For small perennials like Lantana, Salvia’s, Pentas, Blu My Mind etc. simply trim it back to new growth at the base of the plant- taking off all the dead parts. For woody shrubs like Hibiscus, […]

Job Openings: Delivery Driver/Installer

Delivery Driver/Installer Location: St. Augustine Garden Center   VerdeGo Garden Center is looking to add knowledgeable and service-oriented associates to our winning team. We are currently looking for team players to fill the position of Delivery Driver. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring timely delivery of goods to predetermined customers on specific routes, […]

Job Openings: Garden Center Sales Associate

Garden Center Sales Associates Job Type: Full-time Seasonal Location: Bunnell & St. Augustine Garden Centers   VerdeGo Garden Centers located in Bunnell and Saint Augustine is looking to add knowledgeable and service-oriented associates to our winning team. We are currently looking for full-time seasonal sales associates who are excited at the opportunity to share their […]

Job Openings: Assistant Garden Center Manager

Assistant Garden Center Manager Job Type: Full-time Location: Bunnell Garden Center VerdeGo’s Assistant Manager for our Garden Centers supervises and coordinates the daily operation of the garden center by leading and directing the work of all employees, including but not limited to, plant specialists, irrigation specialists, sales associates, and bulk operations to maximize sales and […]

Job Openings: Business Development Director

Business Development Director Job Type: Full-time Location: Bunnell Garden Center (Serving Volusia and Flagler Counties) VerdeGo LLC is currently interviewing for seasoned sales persons to join our team. Our vision is to double and then triple the size of our landscape maintenance division and the opportunities for professional, personal and financial growth are limited only […]

Job Opening: Senior Financial Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst Job Type: Full-time Location: Bunnell Garden Center ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Develops, implements and maintains an effective planning and analysis capability that provides senior leadership with appropriate analytic tools to establish goals and measure the Company’s financial performance. • Develops and manages processes for financial forecasting, operating budgets, and annual capital allocation […]

Holiday Garden Center Hours

We will be closing at 12:00 pm on Friday, December 22, 2017 for our staff Christmas party. We will re-open on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas!!!

Crape Myrtles

This time of the year deciduous trees (drop their leaves) are starting to go into dormancy. Crape Myrtles are one of those. The leaves will be turning brownish yellow or reddish and will be starting to drop to the ground. This is perfectly normal as the trees move from fall into winter dormancy. PLEASE DO […]

Time Change!

This past weekend the time changed to Eastern Standard Time. Your irrigation system in Flagler and St. John’s County must only operate one day a week now. Odd home numbers on Saturday, even home numbers on Sunday only. With the time change – DON’T FORGET TO ADJUST THE TIME ON YOUR SPRINKLER SYSTEM!

Rain, rain and more rain!

As you know, we have had an abundance of rain this summer and more specifically, in the last month! Despite that, we still see irrigation systems running regularly and in some cases, when it is raining! There is no need to be running irrigation systems right now as all the water adds significantly to disease […]

Reader’s Choice Awards

The votes are in! VerdeGo was voted Best: • Plant Nursery • Garden Supply • Fruit Tree Sales • Irrigation/Well Services THANK YOU to all that voted and to all our loyal patrons!!!

Is your irrigation system killing your palm?

Irrigation systems are often set up when there is a very basic landscape in place. Frequently homeowners will install a palm later and if the irrigation system is watering their palm, then they are good. Many times, what is not taken into account, is, if the sprinkler head is hitting the palm trunk directly and […]

Peak Season for Butterflies and Hummingbirds

If you can’t seem to attract butterflies or hummingbirds to your garden- think about adding some plants and flowers that will attract them! For Butterflies try: Pentas, Plumbago, Milkweed, Salvia or Lantana (pictured below) For Hummingbirds try: Red Firecracker, Salvia, Coral Honeysuckle, Firebush, Shrimp Plant or Bottlebrush.

Rain, Rain, Go Away!

Rain, Rain, GO AWAY! We have had a huge amount of rain lately and while all living things need water, too much of a good thing is not great either! With the amount of rain we have been having, you probably don’t need to run your irrigation system at all right now. Monitor your plants […]

Bees and Pest Control

Every piece of fruit is created because of a pollinator. There are 316 varieties of native bees in Florida and countless honeybees cultivated by beekeepers. Promote pollinators by installing a pollinator garden by leaving bare spaces for soil dwellers to make their homes, plant native flowers, provide water source and habitat and reduce the use […]

A Refreshed Garden Center

The garden center is looking so good and refreshed! Click here to view some new pictures of our beautiful garden center!

Spring Care

Springtime Care Tip: Spring is in full effect! If you haven’t already done so, be sure fertilize your Shrubs with 8-4-12 Nurserymen Sure Gro Fertilizer. It’s also time to fertilize your Citrus with 8-4-8 Fertilizer. Keep an eye out for bugs! Spray your Azaleas, Roses, Junipers and Cypress with Horticultural Oil to prevent insect infestation […]

Citrus is In!

The new citrus order has arrived including: Lemons, Limes, Oranges and Cocktail Trees! Stop by and check it out!

Preventative Measures

February is the month that action should be taken to prevent future problems. Spray Camellias, Junipers and Cypress plant material with a horticultural oil to prevent scale and mite infestation. Roses should be given a “rest” right now- they don’t go dormant in Florida so we must provide one : strip leaves off and trim […]