Rail City Garden Center: Blog Channelhttp://railcitygardencenter.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/0/183/thumb_rail_city_logo_final.jpgRail City Garden Centerhttp://railcitygardencenter.comen-USCopyright 2014, Rail City Garden CenterWed, 16 Apr 2014 18:25:16 -0400Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:25:16 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comTips For Planting Your Gardenblog_199371396339200http://railcitygardencenter.com/blog/article/19937/tips-for-planting-your-gardenChances are, if you haven't started planting already, you're at least thinking about getting your hands dirty. We've assembled a few tips for you to consider before coming in and picking up your supplies.BlogsTue, 01 Apr 2014 04:00:00 -0400Organic Gardening Tipsblog_199381396339200http://railcitygardencenter.com/blog/article/19938/organic-gardening-tipsIn today's society organic gardening is more popular than ever as gardeners attempt to avoid artificial fertilizers and the sometimes-harmful chemicals in pest control. People are more conscious about what they eat, and want the freshest and healthiest food possible.BlogsTue, 01 Apr 2014 04:00:00 -0400Importance Of Pre Emergent Treatment and Fertilizerblog_192591393682700http://railcitygardencenter.com/blog/article/19259/importance-of-pre-emergent-treatment-and-fertilizerSimilar to many of life's activities, the health and longevity of your lawn is highly dependent on planning ahead. The use of pre-emergent lawn treatments, including fertilizers and herbicides, is crucial in maintaining a gorgeous green lawn throughout spring and summer.BlogsSat, 01 Mar 2014 09:05:00 -0500Shear Madness blog_77601393680900http://railcitygardencenter.com/blog/article/7760/shear-madness-Graceful fountainlike or upright flowering shrubs (such as flowering quince, forsythia, and lilac) look best when they're gently shaped.BlogsSat, 01 Mar 2014 08:35:00 -0500Get Ready, Get Set, Plant!blog_137591391259600http://railcitygardencenter.com/blog/article/13759/get-ready-get-set-plantWouldn't it be lovely if you could just dig a hole, plant your flower and forget about it? But that technique doesn't make a great garden.BlogsSat, 01 Feb 2014 08:00:00 -0500Tips for creating a drought-resistant gardenblog_184681391256000http://railcitygardencenter.com/blog/article/18468/tips-for-creating-a-drought-resistant-gardenSometimes it gets hot - and stays that way for a while - leaving your area with a shortage of water. If you have a garden that requires a lot of watering, constantly keeping an eye on it could be extra stressful to you.BlogsSat, 01 Feb 2014 07:00:00 -0500Repotting Can Cure Your Winter Blues blog_110771388577600http://railcitygardencenter.com/blog/article/11077/repotting-can-cure-your-winter-blues-If you're eager to get your hands back into the soil, now's a great time to get your fingernails dirty! Mid winter is perfect for repotting your indoor plants since many plants need to be transplanted into larger containers every two to three years.BlogsWed, 01 Jan 2014 07:00:00 -0500Is There A (Tree) Doctor In The House?blog_19971388552400http://railcitygardencenter.com/blog/article/1997/is-there-a-tree-doctor-in-the-houseAfter a big winter storm, broken limbs are in need of first aid. Heavy snow and whipping winds can cause limbs from trees and shrubs to snap. If these broken limbs are not in danger of falling into harms way (such as the street, sidewalk or driveway), they can wait until a good thaw to amputate.BlogsWed, 01 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500Have a Tree-mendous (and SAFE) Holiday blog_15751385877600http://railcitygardencenter.com/blog/article/1575/have-a-tree-mendous-and-safe-holiday-Here are some tips to help to have a beautiful and safe holiday. The key is making sure your tree stays watered.BlogsSun, 01 Dec 2013 01:00:00 -0500Go Beyond The Poinsettia This Holiday blog_15741385877600http://railcitygardencenter.com/blog/article/1574/go-beyond-the-poinsettia-this-holiday-The Holiday Cacti or Cyclamen are great alternatives to the traditional poinsettia. These plants offer colorful holiday blooms, plus you can enjoy them all year 'round.BlogsSun, 01 Dec 2013 01:00:00 -0500