Fall Leaves Are Turning-Keep A Journal

In one of my classes at UGA, we had to keep a fall leaf journal. It was a big grade at the end of the semester but I have to admit, it might have taken the back burner. Why would I care about when and what color the leaves turned other than WHY they turned for a test question? (Oh, that would be … [Read more...]

Allium ‘Millinium’ 2018 Perennial Of The Year

The Perennial Plant Association has awarded the title Perennial Plant of the Year® 2018 to Allium ‘Millenium’. This herbaceous perennial, relative to the common onion, is a workhorse of the late summer garden. Bred by Mark McDonough, horticulture researcher from Massachusetts, … [Read more...]

Pomegranates, Paw Paws – Great For Your Yard!

PomegranatesOnce considered a fruit for royalty, the pomegranate is a delicious addition to your backyard orchard or edible landscaping. Its beautiful, showy, red-orange flowers (which are beloved by hummingbirds) become decorative fruit in the fall, filled with juicy arils for you to enjoy all … [Read more...]

Christmas Trees and Flocked Trees

Fraser Firs:  Our Fraser Fir Christmas trees are hand selected in North Carolina and shipped to us directly from the farm.  With over 2000 trees to choose from in our covered tree forest, you can see your perfect tree from all sides by using our unique hanging system.  … [Read more...]

Helleborus, Lirope, and Great Groundcovers

Do you have the feeling that your yard is missing something? You’ve got all the beautiful shrubs, colorful annuals; but the beds are lacking that “full” look? You may be missing out on the wonderful world of groundcover! Groundcovers can turn your flower beds into a luscious garden. Here at the … [Read more...]

Check-In For Charity at The Family Tree

We are excited to roll out our new donation campaign - Check In For Charity!  We have chosen local charities that we will support through our customers checking in on Facebook at The Family Tree Garden Center.  Starting in September, when a customer checks in on Facebook here at the store, … [Read more...]