April 30th, 2019|The Bauer's Blog|

Most people are familiar with the concepts behind composting. Not only does it allow us to produce less landfill waste, but it’s also a way to use our organic household scraps to enrich our garden soil. Despite the benefits, many folks are hesitant to start composting. Generally, it’s due to a concern that our [...]

This Week at Bauer’s Market & Garden Center | April 29, 2019

April 29th, 2019|This Week At Bauer's|

May Day is this Week! Do you remember making May Day baskets as a kid?  During elementary school, we always created a basket, filled it with clovers & dandelions from the playground, and then usually gave them to friends or teachers.  Once home, I never wanted the fun of giving to end and I'd typically [...]

Creeping Phlox, Candy Stripe

April 24th, 2019|Perennial Highlilght, This Week At Bauer's|

Creeping phlox has probably caught your eye all around town. It is that carpet of flowers that seem to spill across spots on lawns or over rock walls. It is usually planted in large masses, making a big splash that literally turns heads. Creeping phlox comes in pastel shades of pink and lavender and well as [...]

How to Plant & Prune Clematis

April 23rd, 2019|The Bauer's Blog|

Trailing vines create such a beautiful effect in our gardens. Depending on how we set them up, they can create a lush backdrop against a fence or draw the eye upward with their draping effect. One of our favorite plants for creating beautiful vine features is the clematis vine, a gorgeous perennial and expert climber. [...]

It’s Here, It’s HERE!

April 17th, 2019|Events, This Week At Bauer's|

Bauer's Annual Spring Kickoff Days are HERE! There are thousands of plants just waiting for you... and they're only 1.00. Petunias, marigolds, violas, and many more; geraniums too, of course! Join us and be part of Bauer's 40+ year tradition. Spring Kickoff Days runs Wednesday, April 17 through Saturday, April 20 but that doesn't mean [...]

Bellflower, Campanula ‘Pearl Deep Blue’

April 17th, 2019|Perennial Highlilght, This Week At Bauer's|

Bellflower, Campanula carpatica 'Pearl Deep Blue', displays deep blue, bowl-shaped flowers all season. This profusion of cup-shaped, upward-facing, 2” wide, vivid blue-violet flowers with lighter centers, floats above the mound of dark-green delicate foliage from late spring to late summer, if deadheaded regularly. It forms a compact clump 6-8” tall, 12-24” wide, making it a [...]

How to Plant Potatoes

April 16th, 2019|The Bauer's Blog|

Can you even call yourself a Midwesterner without a healthy love of potatoes? Whether covered in butter and cheese, made into french fries, or simply boiled with salt, these tubers are one of the most beloved vegetables on any household dinner table. However, before a potato can become the foundation of our favorite hearty recipe, [...]

This Week at Bauer’s Market & Garden Center | April 15, 2019

April 15th, 2019|This Week At Bauer's|

Happening THIS WEEK! We're happy to say that this is the week for Bauer's Annual Spring Kickoff Days!  With 1.00 petunias, pansies, marigolds, and of course, geraniums - there's flowers galore.  Stop in and celebrate our 40+ year tradition.  Spring Open House begins Wednesday, April 17 and goes through Saturday, April 20 {Bauer's will be [...]

Clematis, Princess Diana

April 10th, 2019|Perennial Highlilght, This Week At Bauer's|

A delightfully different Clematis, this charming rebloomer will, like it's namesake, quickly become the star of any setting!  The dainty, upright blooms are shaped like tulips, with a soft pink-to-white base and a rich darker pink stripe distinguishing every blossom,.  Very, very abundantly borne on neat little vines, they blanket the garden first in mid [...]

Dormant Oil Spray

April 8th, 2019|The Bauer's Blog|

With spring well on its way, our favorite fruit trees will soon be in full bloom, and before we know it, they’ll be loaded with deliciously sweet treats! Unfortunately, we’re not the only ones who like to enjoy the fruits of our tree’s labor. Many overwintering pests like to hide out in our trees all [...]