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Mulch Madness

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Don’t miss out on our Mulch Madness special! Order a minimum of 3 yards of any mulch by 4/24 with delivery by 4/30, take $10 off your delivery fee!

Bark Mulch helps retain moisture, keeps weeds down, and adds beauty to your yard. Rogers Spring Hill Garden Center has a wide variety of natural and organic mulch. Please contact us to recommend the perfect mulch for your needs.  All the varieties are available by-the-yard. Bark mulch is also available by-the-bag.

 

 

Mulch pricing below:

Hemlock: 100% pure Hemlock $39.50/yard
Premium: 60% hemlock / 40% pine-spruce mix $36.50/yard
Color Enhanced: colored cedar $37.50/yard
Classic Mix: pine/spruce mix $32.00/yard
Dark Bark:100% aged hemlock $45.00/yard
Playground Mulch: soft landing playground chips $39.00/yard
Sweet Peet®: Premium mulch for flower and vegetable gardens $59.00/yard

We make our own compost at Rogers Spring Hill Farm!

Loam: Our loam is 100% FARM loam screened through a 3/4″ screener. It is of high grade and quality. $22.00/yard
Compost: We make our own compost on our farm and is screened through a 3/4″ screener. Our compost is made up of yard waste, horse & cow manure and gelatin waste. $30.00/yard
Loam/Compost Mix: Our loam/compost mixed at a 50/50 ratio. $30.00/yard

Sweet Peet Mulch

Benefits of Sweet Peet® Mulch:Sweet Peet® is the premium mulch for flower and vegetable gardens. Sweet Peet® buffers both acid and alkaline (low and High pH) soils by helping to maintain the desired gardening Sweet Spot. During its formulation, Sweet Peet® goes through a thermal stage where weeds and weed seeds are destroyed, preventing contamination in your garden.When tilled in at the end of each season, Sweet Peet® enriches the soil, improves tilth, encourages beneficial earthworms and replenishes microbes that are often destroyed by harsh chemicals and acid rain.Like most mulches, Sweet Peet® suppresses weeds by smothering the soil. But Sweet Peet does more it is produced to optimize the naturally occurring cat-ion exchange which creates an undesirable growing medium for weeds. organic mulch
Enriches the SoilThe all natural, organic ingredients of Sweet Peet® allows air and water movement through the soil. It increases soil fertility through the slow, natural breakdown of organic matter into essential plant nutrients.Improves TilthApplying Sweet Peet® adds moisture retentative properties to the root zone and gives structural support for plants, while providing a medium for root growth and soil organisms. Encourages Natural GrowthSweet Peet® buffers both acid and alkaline (low and High pH) soils by helping to maintain the desired gardening Sweet Spot. It helps neutralize both acidity and alkalinity in the soil, nurturing the feeder roots of garden plants and encouraging natural growth.Protects Against ChemicalsSweet Peet® buffers the effects of acid rain. Sweet Peet® encourages beneficial earthworms and replenishes microbes that are often destroyed by harsh chemicals and acid rain.

Featured Shrub: Twist and Shout Hydrangea

Like all plants in the Endless Summer® Collection, Twist-n-Shout produces abundant blooms on both old and new wood all summer long. Lacy deep-pink centers are surrounded by gorgeous blossoms of pink or periwinkle blue, depending on soil type. Sturdy red stems and glossy deep green leaves turn red-burgundy in fall to offer year-round interest in the garden. Easy to care for and hardy to zone 4, Twist-n-Shout is an elegant stand-alone specimen, dramatic in combination with other plants, and compact enough for containers. To read more about this gorgeous hydrangea, click here to visit the Endless Summer® website!

Great Rose: Cinco De Mayo

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This Weeks floribunda – in a smoky lavender & rusty red-orange blend is a seedling of Weeks’ Julia Child and puts a whole new spin on ‘flower power’.  The clusters of blooms never stop poppin’ open on this powerfully flowerful Floribunda.  Mysteriously colored & deliriously novel…it’s an indescribable blending of smoked lavender & rusty red-orange.  Yet it’s perfectly blendable with any color in the garden, whether it’s atop a rose tree, planted in mass or nestled amongst your favorite perennials.  The super-clean glossy-green foliage mirrors the flowers, adding even more pizazz to this bushy rounded flower factory.

  • Height / Habit: Medium / Rounded & bushy
  • Bloom / Size: Large, ruffled, double
  • Petal count: About 25
  • Parentage: Topsy Turvy x Julia Child
  • Fragrance: Moderate sweet apple
  • Hybridizer: Carruth – 2009
  • Comments: Smokier when it’s cool outside.

Even with a cast of thousands to compete for attention, 2009 winner “Cinco de Mayo”  stands out with the confidence of a woman who knows who she is and isn’t afraid to show-off.  This floribunda flaunts its flirty fiesta flowers. The colors of its petals swirl like the clouds of a thunderstorm at sunset. Russet reds, mellow lavenders: they layer and mingle like the colors of sunset on the Mexican Riviera just as brightness succumbs to seductive darkness. This is a rose which is the floral equivalent of Selma Hayak. – Lydia Plunk Garden Writer