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Mosquito Control

This container garden has been the talk of the nursery for the past two weeks. Guess what?! Andy’s Creekside Nursery has all the ingredients for a mosquito control container garden IN STOCK! The Ageratum and Marigold plants we carry are tried and true for our region. They make perfect substitutes for what has been specified […]

By |May 13th, 2014|Blog, Spring|Comments Off on Mosquito Control

Pruning Landscape Trees & Shrubs

Pruning of trees and shrubs can help them stay within a certain size limit to fit the confines and aesthetics of a garden space. More importantly, pruning encourages fuller plants – thus more foliage for photosynthesis, more blooms to attract pollinators, more fruits for you and any creatures you share them with.


By |May 11th, 2014|Blog, Spring|Comments Off on Pruning Landscape Trees & Shrubs

Perennials – A Garden Investment


Perennials come back year after year and give an excellent return on a gardener’s investment of time, energy and money. Perennials can provide a beautifully shifting display of texture and color throughout the seasons, without the removing and replacing of plants that would be needed to bring a fresh look to annual plantings. Most can […]

By |May 11th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Perennials – A Garden Investment

Beneficial Mulches Assist with Chemical-Free Garden Health


Benefits of Mulching

Long before modern day use as a purely decorative element, mulch had an established history of benefitting plants, soil and gardeners. This is still its highest calling. A good layer of beneficial mulch can reduce stress on plants by regulating soil temperatures and reducing moisture loss and competition from weeds. In the veggie garden it also helps keep leafy veggies from getting splashed with dirt each


By |May 10th, 2014|Blog, Spring|Comments Off on Beneficial Mulches Assist with Chemical-Free Garden Health

Tips for Annual Selection & Care

Choose Well

To ensure attractive healthy annuals all season, choose full, well branched plants with good foliage color and – on flowering annuals – an abundance of buds. Don’t go for the biggest plants or most open blooms, these are more likely to be leggy and burned out too soon. If the latter is all you find, you can improve their appearance and longevity by pruning them back by about one third to encourage branching and fresh growth. […]

By |May 10th, 2014|Blog, Spring|Comments Off on Tips for Annual Selection & Care

Lighten Up! Brightening and enlivening the shade garden

Hosta and ferns are standards for the perennial shade garden. They have similar growing condition requirements and the contrast of fine-textured fronds and broad Hosta leaves does bring dimension and quiet contrast. All well and good for a supremely serene retreat, but what if you’d like to energize your shadowy shade realm a bit? […]

By |February 9th, 2014|Blog, Spring|Comments Off on Lighten Up! Brightening and enlivening the shade garden

Alabama Produce Arriving Fresh Each Day!

Buying locally grown food not only helps farmers in your area, it’s also the easiest way to find the best tasting produce! Food grown far from the market in which it is sold is usually bland and tasteless compared with fresher fruits and veggies, because it is picked long before it ripens. Allowing tomatoes to […]

By |August 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Alabama Produce Arriving Fresh Each Day!

Delicious Fresh Veggies at the Market!

  Spice up your meals with delicious Alabama grown produce! Ripe tomatoes are a must for burgers, or slice, salt and serve them on their own. Summer isn’t really summer until you’ve bitten into a sweet, juicy watermelon! Fresh local corn is amazing grilled or creamed, and don’t forget that we sell cut corn as […]

By |June 24th, 2013|Garden Center|Comments Off on Delicious Fresh Veggies at the Market!

Redeem Bonus Bucks Now!

June is finally here and that means that its time to redeem your Bonus Bucks! These coupons you’ve been earning since February can be used for up to half off your purchase on absolutely anything in the store! Bonus Bucks can also be used towards annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, garden decor, statuary, mulch and other […]

By |June 3rd, 2013|Garden Center|Comments Off on Redeem Bonus Bucks Now!

Andy’s Has Great Gifts for Mom!

This year, why not give your mother something she can enjoy for months or years to come? Andy’s has beautiful mixed containers, blooming shrubs and more items that will continue to look outstanding throughout the season! Whether you are buying for someone with a green thumb, or your mom is more the cactus type, we […]

By |May 11th, 2013|Garden Center|Comments Off on Andy’s Has Great Gifts for Mom!