As the season wraps up and the decade begins to close, things at Michael’s Greenhouses are just starting to fire up. We have broken ground and construction on our brand new, 2-acre greenhouse is in full swing to be ready to start housing your plants in Spring 2020. Here at Michael’s Greenhouses, conservation and green-thinking are two of the most important things we factor […]
According to Garden Trends, Whole Foods, and the USDA, the color purple will captivate gardeners in 2018 more than ever before. If you’ve followed Whole Foods’ Annual Trend Advisory Report, you know that “Richly colored purple foods are popping up everywhere: purple cauliflower, black rice, purple asparagus, elderberries, acai, purple sweet potatoes, purple corn and cereal will become favorites amongst customers”. But what makes purple so […]
In case you haven’t heard, Punxsutawney Phil—the infamous furry, four legged weatherman—saw his shadow this morning, continuing an age-old Pennsylvanian tradition beloved by so many Americans. Phil burrowed back into his groundhog hole today, predicting 6 more weeks of winter weather for all. Don’t get me wrong, we love the tradition- but how accurate have groundhogs’ forecasts been over the past […]
Sustainability is a word that’s thrown around a lot in growing & production circles, but what does sustainability really mean? At Michael’s, we’ve been committed to reducing the use of harmful chemicals for years (we’ve been neonicotinoid free for nearly 9 years) but does that make our business sustainable? Furthermore, how can we measure our environmental impact from year to year? Enter MPS, a Netherlands-based organization that […]
Check out some of today’s photos of our Easter Lilies growing!