Visit 3am Growers on Social Media!

Almost everyone is on social media these days. Even the Pope has a Twitter account! Did you know 3am Growers is also on many popular social media platforms? By following us, you can easily keep up with our sales, specials, and blog posts. We’ll let you know when it’s time to start planting what in the Southeast (did you know you should be planting tomatoes now? If you followed us on social media, you would).…

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5 Garden-Inspired Gifts for Mother’s Day

Are you searching for a unique Mother’s Day gift? A bouquet may bring a smile to Mom’s face, but it won’t last long. Brighten her day with these long term floral arrangements instead. Garden Inspired Mother’s Day Gifts Prep the flowerbeds. Does your mother dream of a flowerbed blooming with her favorite perennials, shrubs, and ornamental trees? Help her get started by building a raised bed so her landscaping dreams can become a reality. Give…

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Can Your Yard Have It All?

Trees and shrubs add shade, visual interest, and depth to the landscape, creating a lush, eye-catching yard with vibrant curb appeal. But for many Americans, there’s no beating the pristine look of a well-tended lawn. Private ornamental lawns originated among wealthy French and English landowners during the late Renaissance, and today turfgrass is the largest crop produced in the U.S. But can homeowners have a thriving lawn and a diverse landscape? Can Trees and Grass Grow…

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Celebrate Arbor Day!

Arbor Day is coming up! Are you ready to do your part? Arbor Day has been around for centuries. The first celebration occurred in 1872 as a special opportunity to plant trees of all kinds. Since that first observance, the holiday has spread through all 50 states. It’s an opportunity to plant trees, share knowledge, and encourage the conservation of our world. Wholesale Trees at 3am Growers 3am Growers does our part to help sustain the…

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4 Ways Anyone Can Get Involved in Earth Day

We live in an incredible world, full of the things we need to both survive and thrive. But we also have a mandate to protect and sustain Creation. Are you doing your part to care for the world? Get involved in Earth Day on April 22nd. Earth Day Activities Plant. What’s the easiest way to contribute to a healthy environment? Plant! Planting isn’t just a way to create a beautiful landscape. Trees and shrubs produce…

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Banish Pesky Garden Pests

Flowers aren’t the only thing blooming on your ornamentals this spring. Spring pests are breaking out of their shells to nibble on the landscape, leading to drooping and diseased plants. What are the most common garden pests to watch for this spring? 4 Common Pests for Trees and Shrubs Aphids. Bringers of mold fungus, stunted shoots, and plant toxins, aphids are a blight on spring landscaping. To fight an aphid infestation, remove heavily infested leaves.…

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Creating Privacy with Landscaping

A privacy hedge can be a wise choice for businesses or homeowners. Living privacy screens suppress noise pollution, provide privacy from neighbors and passersby, improve energy efficiency by blocking wind and creating shade, and nurture the environment by filtering toxins from the air and replacing them with oxygen. How can you plant a privacy screen for your home or business? How to Plant a Privacy Screen Choose your plant. A variety of trees and shrubs…

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A Focus on Phenology

First things first: what is phenology? It’s the study of the incredible landscaping calendar God built into the natural world. The word “phenology” means “the science of appearances.” Phenology makes a science of studying the correlation between different aspects of nature. Instead of simply saying, “Don’t apply pre-emergents after March 1st” it anchors landscaping advice into tangible natural events, like when birds migrate to their breeding grounds. What factors affect phenology? Changes in the natural…

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Spring Is Officially in Bloom!

Today marks the first day of spring. Landscaping is officially back in season! Landscapers, homeowners, and amateur gardeners have been anticipating the start of spring for months. But is the spring equinox really any different than any other day? Here’s what you need to know about the first day of spring. What Is the Spring Equinox? The spring equinox, which is the official first day of spring, happens on March 20th, 2017 (6:29am EDT, if…

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5 Simple Steps to a Beautiful Spring Landscape

Is all this beautiful weather putting a spring in your step? Don’t put the cart before the horse. Before dig into planting trees and shrubs, you’ll need to design your spring landscape. How to Plan a Perfect Spring Landscape Whether you’re starting from scratch or updating a landscape you love, we have a few tips for perfect spring planting. Know your space. Do you have problems with certain pests? Do you need to invest in plants…

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