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How Can House Plants Help with Cleaner Air?

January 3, 2018 5:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you live in a home with pets or an old HVAC system, you’re likely familiar with suspect air quality. Stale air and dryness can indicate that your air needs to be purified. Unfortunately, most viable air purification systems come with a hefty price tag. Whole-home filter systems range into the thousands of dollars, while even tabletop HEPA filters can command high replacement filter costs. If your home is in dire need of air purification, you might be overlooking a simple, cost-effective solution: house plants in Topeka, KS. That’s right, adding a little greenery to your living space can do... View Article

Product Spotlight: Fresh-Cut Fraser Fir Christmas Trees

December 13, 2017 6:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Each holiday season, we at Jackson’s Greenhouse & Garden Center, Inc. sell fresh-cut Fraser fir Christmas trees at our tree nursery in Topeka, KS. We have a wide variety, ranging in size from 4 to 11 feet in both A and B grade variations––and all grown by the renowned Cartner Christmas Tree Farm. About the Fraser fir The Fraser fir is the number one selling Christmas tree in America. It’s probably the Christmas tree you picture when you think about Christmas trees. They’re beloved partly because they do such a good job of retaining their needles, even as they dry,... View Article

Product Spotlight: Poinsettias—The Most Popular Holiday Plant

November 29, 2017 6:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Poinsettias are the most popular plant sold each holiday season. They’re perennials, meaning they grow year-round, and they come in a variety of sizes and colors. In this post, we’re going to share some interesting facts about poinsettias, how to take care of them and the many uses you can put them to this holiday season. If you haven’t got your poinsettias for the holidays yet, come in to Jackson’s Greenhouse & Garden Center, Inc. today. We’ve got seven different colors of poinsettias in three different sizes, and all of them are grown here on-site. Our poinsettias start at just... View Article

Tree Fertilization Is an Important Part of Lawn Care in Topeka, KS

November 14, 2017 6:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Most individuals who enjoy gardening or landscaping are aware of the importance of fertilizing plants, vegetables and flowers. There are many fertilizers on the market that are tailored to the needs of specific species of plants in order to ensure that they are able to get all of the nutrients and resources that they need to grow healthy and strong. Unfortunately, many people don’t realize that the need for fertilization applies to more than just small plants and flowers—trees need fertilization, too. There are several reasons why it’s so important to incorporate fertilization of your trees into a comprehensive plan... View Article

Get Ready to Plant Your Bulbs to Enjoy Springtime Flowers in Topeka, KS

October 31, 2017 6:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Winter might be fast approaching, but it’s never too early to start thinking about springtime. The season of new beginnings may not be right around the corner, but you can begin preparing for it this fall. And perhaps the most notable feature of springtime is the blossoming of colorful flowers in gardens. Even though you might not see these beautiful flowers in Topeka, KS make their appearance until after winter has melted away, the gorgeous buds that you see in the springtime begin their transformation long before March. Flowers such as tulips, daffodils and more require plenty of time in... View Article