Learn more about the beautiful Conifer Garden at Norfolk Botanical Garden in southeast Virginia. Les Parks shows you how Conifers are a great addition to your own landscape as they look stunning in all seasons! This Garden was designated by the American Conifer Society as a Reference Garden for the Southeast.
Now, during the dormant season, is a good time to check woody plants for scale insect infestations. Scale insects are not the easiest to recognize because they are not only immobile, but are usually small and do not look like most other insects. Many of them resemble small, oval or circular sea shells. One is even called oyster…
Do you occasionally observe small flying insects that appear to be tiny (1/10 to 1/8 inch long) mosquitos on your houseplants? Fungus gnats are common in houseplant soils with high organic matter that are kept quite moist. They do not pose any problem for humans or pets, other than being annoying, but can harm plants….
It’s not too late to plant a fall garden. Watch Les Parks as he shows you what vegetables are a must have for your fall garden.
Don’t miss Norfolk Botanical Garden’s Annual Plant Sale Mother’s Day Weekend – May 10-12th. Watch Les Parks as he shares his love of the Native Azalea. This flowering plant is the Garden’s signature plant for the NBG Plant Sale – fitting for our 75th anniversary! Click here for more information about our Annual Plant Sale.
Learn more about the plants we are growing for our sale on Mother’s Day weekend. (May 10-12, 2013)
A learning tour of English gardens for passionate plant people.
The male eagle has been seen in the vicinity of the Garden
We want to share with you a special invitation from David McDonald,
Purchase a Gift Certificate for one full week of NatureKids Camp for $175 This offer is for members only. Certificates must be purchased by December 23, 2012. Gift Certificate must be used for a week of Camp during the Summer of 2013. This certificate is valid for a full week of NatureKids Camp for ages…