Delaware Garden Center
25 Kilbourne Road Delaware, OH 43015 | p: 740-548-6633 | f: 740-363-2091
Fall is a time to think about cooling off and maybe slowing down a bit if possible. Enjoy a riotous explosion of color with trees and shrubs changing their sedate green summer fashions to brilliant reds, yellows, and orange party clothes. Then add in the wild accents of smoky purples, magentas, and burgundy supplied by asters, autumn sedum, and ironweed (also in the aster family) just to make all the fall colors jump up and dance! Go ahead, do your own happy fall dance. I certainly am, and I do not care who is watching!
Here at our Oakland Delaware store we have many enticing and fun items for inside and outside your home to help you welcome Fall! Now might be the time to consider adding some new fall accents, such as pillows, cuddly throws that could be used on those chilly evenings outside, and custom-designed fall wreaths to add a warm welcome to your door or wall.
Consider bringing the scents of Autumn indoors with some of the wonderfully fragrant candles and melting wax that we carry in the Gift Barn and Loft. From Root Candles (made in Ohio), Candleberry Company (made in Kentucky), Thompsons Candle Company (USA), and Aromatique (made in Arkansas), we have quite a wide selection of fragrances. Think pumpkin spice, smoked vanilla and santal, bourbon, coffee, McIntosh apple, and many more. I am quite sure you will find a new favorite to fall in love with this season.
Also, we have new designs of the Peterson Touch Lamps in stock for fall. This lamp is very popular because it not only adds a charming lighting accent to any room, it also comes with a glass cup that will hold fragranced wax and gently diffuse your favorite scent out into the room. Plus you can also use it with essential oils too. And don't fret, there will be newer designs available for the holiday season.
Outside we have been receiving beautiful mums for a couple of weeks now. They are referred to as hardy mums, but they are tender. With proper care and protection, they will could come back for you next year. If planted in an area that has some protection from the N/W and plenty of sun will help a great deal. Putting down a 2-4" layer of mulch will help protect the fragile root system. Since these mums are planted late in the year I tend to treat them like an annual. To keep them looking attractive snip off all dead blossoms as they wilt. Mums can tolerate light frost. Cover plants when a freeze warning is in place.
Keep in mind that not just mums are beautiful in the fall landscape. Some other fun plants for you to try could include ornamental cabbage and peppers, marigolds, pansies, strawflowers, celosia, and rudbeckias. Gorgeous colors and forms!
Big Announcement Here!
Oakland Delaware Gift Barn & Loft Fall Event.
Friday, September 29, 2023.
from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
This is a special event that we invite you all to come and enjoy tastings of some of the wonderful gourmet food products that we feature. And since we have tried a number of these products we know they are quite yummy!
There is a coupon for this event on the Oakland Nursery website for 33% off one single item from the Gift Barn & Loft. This is good from 9/29/2023 through 10/01/2023. Then 5 customers will win door prizes from a drawing of redeemed coupons on a minimum purchase of $20.00. So go ahead and print the coupon off of the Oakland Nursery website. One offer per original coupon.
So come sip, taste and visit! We look forward to seeing you!
CUSTOM CONTAINER PLANTINGS
Can’t seem to find exactly what you’re looking for? Maybe a color scheme isn’t what you were envisioning, or the premade planters are never the right scale for your area. Whatever the case may be, Oakland Nursery is happy to customize seasonal containers for you! Let us create a custom combination planter for your home, based upon YOUR specifications!
You can pick from our wide selection of pottery or bring in your own container. You can pick out exactly what you want or just give us some guidelines and let us do our magic.
Colorful containers can start as early as February and go as late as November, and there are many options for holiday greens arrangements to fill even the coldest months!
Prices are dependent upon the plant selection and container size. Additives such as Soil Moist and slow release fertilizers are also available options. We will do our best to understand your needs and make informed, educated decisions about what plants will work best for your location and lifestyle.
Call us or stop in anytime, we are here to help!