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Growing Hosta

Are you planning on growing hostas? They are excellent plant choice, especially for new gardeners because they are low maintenance and a long-living plant. Choosing Hostas for Your Garden Hostas come in a wide range… Continue Reading

Native Plants

Why Grow Native Plants?  Natives are easy to grow and beneficial to our local environment and help conservation efforts. In addition, to local wildlife. What are Native Plants? Plants considered native are those that originated… Continue Reading

Straw Bale Gardening

We’re all familiar with container gardening and the many benefits it has to offer. But, here’s another exciting option to growing plants in pots, straw bale gardening. Why not grow plants in straw or hay… Continue Reading

How to Care for Hydrangeas

Are you wondering, How to Care for your Hydrangea? Natorp’s hydrangea growers provide their expert advice from growing over thirty different types of hydrangeas in Cincinnati soils. Sunlight  Most will do best in morning sun… Continue Reading

Magnolia Trees

From their glossy leaves to their fragrant flowers, magnolia trees are stars of the landscape. The magnolia comes in assortment of colorful blooms from butter colored to vibrant pinks. While the fragrance and petals are… Continue Reading

Spring Gardening Questions

Spring Gardening is here in Cincinnati! It’s time for spring gardening! Our garden experts are answering the most popular spring gardening questions. “How soon can we start planting our tomato and pepper plants?” One of… Continue Reading

Annabelle Hydrangea

How do you bring the charm of the cottage garden to your home? We asked one of Natorp’s horticulturalist, Sherrie Wilson for her tips to achieving the cottage garden look and she discussed her favorite… Continue Reading