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Dec 10, 2018


Freezes Now that we are in December and the temperatures are becoming unpredictable it is advisable to have something in mind to protect plants that are sensitive to frost and freezing. Plants should be covered completely to minimize damage however in some cases such as palm trees, the foliage is the most important part and […]

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Dec 03, 2018

Planting Instructions

Planting Instructions Before digging the hole: 1) Find the point where the top-most root emerges from the trunk (dig down next to the trunk to find this point), and 2) Measure the distance between the top-most root and the bottom of the root ball. Dig the hole slightly shallower than this depth and as wide […]

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Nov 26, 2018

Living Christmas Trees

Living Christmas Trees If you want a live Christmas tree this year that you can plant outdoors after consider some of these choices: Carolina Sapphire Cypress is a great option. It is a silvery green color and has the “Christmas tree” shape that is desirable. Plant the tree in the ground in a bright sunny […]

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Nov 20, 2018

Differences in Fertilizers

At Verdego, we use and sell the Nurserymen Sure Gro fertilizer products. We feel these products meet the highest grade standards when it comes to plant fertilization. These products are different than fertilizers sold at big box stores. A common question: Why are some fertilizers more costly than others? There are three main things that […]

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Nov 12, 2018

Benefits of Mulching

BENEFITS OF MULCHING When applied correctly, mulch has the following beneficial effects on plants and soil: • Mulches prevent loss of water from the soil by evaporation. • Mulches reduce the growth of weeds, when the mulch material itself is weed-free and applied deeply enough to prevent weed germination or to smother existing weeds. • […]

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Nov 06, 2018

Plant & Product Library

Did you know you can view and print a list of our Plants and Products on our website? Check out our Plant and Product Libraries! Plants • In the Plant Library you will find many of the plants, palms and trees that we carry here at Verdego. • There are sections of plants, perennials, palms, […]

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Oct 30, 2018

Water Regulations

Water Regulations Cooler weather and Eastern Standard Time also bring changes in watering. Even though it is not as hot and plants don’t require as much water, watering is still needed- just more judiciously. Watering regulations change in Palm Coast with the arrival of Eastern Standard time on Sunday, November 4th: Watering is now restricted […]

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Oct 23, 2018

VIG Program

If you have been at Verdego Garden Center, you undoubtedly been asked if you would like to be a VIG and you may have seen it on our signage. What is VIG you ask? VIG stands for Very Important Gardener and it is a customer loyalty program that is designed to encourage our customers to […]

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Oct 13, 2018

Welcome to the New VG Blog!

Welcome to the Verdego Landscape Blog! On a weekly basis, look to our website and our Facebook page to follow along on a variety of short topics that will provide you with a host of information. The Blog will post plant profiles, examples of possible problems with landscape and ideas for landscaping, for example. We […]

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Oct 01, 2018

Encore Azaleas

Encore Azaleas (Patented) Encore Azaleas are relatively new arrival in Florida in the last couple of years, however a welcome one. Encore Azaleas are the only patented brand of azalea that will bloom in spring, summer and fall. There are over 31 varieties of Encore Azaleas with an equally impressive collection of colors. Most of […]