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Turn Your Garden into a Tropical Paradise

Turn Your Garden into a Tropical Paradise

Each year, a taste of the tropics arrives at your local Strader’s—in the form of tropical plants from Florida and California. While not native to Ohio, these plants can easily thrive in Ohio summers and tolerate overwintering indoors! Here’s our list of favorite tropical plants that will transform your yard into a summer island paradise.
Ready. Set. Grow!

Ready. Set. Grow!

One of the most important ways you can set your plants up for success this year is by preparing your soil before the growing season starts!
spring bulb for summer blooms

Summer Bulbs for Summer Blooms

With our clocks set forward and signs of a new season coming to life, it’s time to shake off the snowy winter season with spring bulbs!
How to grow fruit in your own back yard

How to Grow Fruit in Your Own Back Yard

Imagine picking nectarines, grapes, peaches, and strawberries right from your yard this year. Even in central Ohio, fruit varieties of all shapes and sizes can thrive!