26 Mar 2018
Upcycled Produce Basket Planter DIY Leftover pulp produce baskets from your recent farmer’s market haul get an upcycled makeover in this simple hanging basket DIY. Hung alone or in groups, these rustic baskets add a touch of charming whimsy to any space. Try hanging them on tree branches for fun backyard décor or in an [...]
21 Mar 2018
Garden Trends with Pantone's Spring 2018 Color Palette Color plays a vital role in expressing your personal tastes and creating a beautiful landscape. Each season the Pantone Color Institute releases a color trend report forecasting the top shades of the season, often including surprising and nontraditional selections. The Spring 2018 palette is the perfect example [...]
31 Aug 2017

Summer Standouts Our Summer Standouts series highlights Young’s Plant Farm’s top picks for summer-loving annuals. Each variety thrives in the most intense conditions and blooms vibrantly all season long. Whether they’re planted in landscape beds or container gardens, heat, drought and high humidity are no match for these standouts!

28 Jun 2017

2017 Trial Garden Earlier this month, breeders, growers and nursery professionals from around the world joined us for our annual Trial Garden Open House. In the video below, our Research and Development Coordinator Penny Price gives viewers a virtual tour of our 26,400 square-foot garden complete with 432 varieties, 180 combination planters and 56 hanging […]

25 Apr 2017

How to Read a Plant Tag Plant tags contain essential information to help you make the best choices when selecting and growing different plant varieties. Understanding how to decipher a plant tag is the first step to nurturing and protecting your plants. Front of Tag The front of the plant tag typically lists the most […]

24 Mar 2017

Faux Copper Planter – Do It Yourself At Young’s Plant Farm, we’re well versed in our sciences – botany, horticulture, biology and chemistry. We took chemistry outside the lab this month with our faux copper planter DIY. Nothing sets off fresh flowers and greenery like metallic accents. This sophisticated DIY planter not only looks spectacular, […]

08 Dec 2016

Christmas Cheer with Potted Poinsettias Want to create a gorgeous Christmas tablescape this year? Look no further than everyone’s favorite Christmas flower—the poinsettia. Decorators often overlook fresh poinsettias when assembling a centerpiece, but these festive plants are the perfect highlight for a brilliant holiday dining table. Following a more traditional take on Christmas table décor, […]

21 Nov 2016

Potted Poinsettias for Your Thanksgiving Tablescape Get creative this Thanksgiving. With an assortment of hues to captivate your guests, potted poinsettias can be the star of your holiday tablescape. Most famous for their festive, velvety red “blooms” called bracts, poinsettias come in a variety of colors, including white, pink, salmon and orange. Many bracts even […]

13 Oct 2016

Mumkins – Fall’s Favorite Flower Gets a Makeover One of our favorite parts of the changing seasons is the opportunity to decorate, and when it comes to decorating for fall, two iconic stars steal the show – pumpkins and mums. Synonymous with the shorter days, crisp weather and falling leaves, pumpkins and mums add a […]

31 Aug 2016

Garden Transitions: Summer to Fall Fall is quickly approaching and here in the South, we couldn’t be more prepared for milder weather. But saying goodbye to sweltering temperatures doesn’t mean you have to part with your summer blooms just yet. With Young’s Plant Farm located in USDA zone 8 and many of our customers living […]