...our Phillips gardeners plant hundreds of annuals each year, and we’re always looking for the best cultivars to plant for our clients (and for ourselves!). We sorted through our top picks for 2017, and we’re ready to provide you with suggestions for next year. (It’s never too early to think about gardening next year.)Read More
Welcome to Field Notes, our Phillips Garden blog about design and horticulture. Follow our designers, gardeners, and landscapers as we create and cultivate real. beautiful. spaces.
The best rose-growing advice that I have for you is this: strong roses are healthy roses. A good start will take a little care and planning, but your roses will pay you back handsomely. First, make sure you have a planting site that gives them at least four to six hours of full sun. Next, check that they have some elbow room. Roses really appreciate good air circulation, which means allowing at least a foot around each plant so air can circulate freely and keep diseases at bay.Read More
Too much water!? Too little water!? How do you know when or when not to water? That old trick of sticking your finger into the pot is tried and true. Water your plants thoroughly when the top two inches of soil are dry to the touch.Read More
Here at Phillips Garden, we’re very ready for spring. We’ve been sharpening our pruners, hauling away this past winter’s decorative evergreen branches, and of course, daydreaming about planting!Read More