Check out these beautiful spring blooms on the native azalea 'My Mary', named after Mary Beasley, Transplant Nursery. Add them to your next landscape installation.Read Entire Article
Japanese Cleyera is a fast-growing small tree that features attractive, glossy evergreen foliage. The colorful new growth produced throughout the season emerges in shades of burgundy, orange and red. Cleyera is an excellent substitute for the disease-prone Red Tip Photinia. Adaptable to a wide range of soil types and can tolerate sun and shade.Read Entire Article
Fall is for pumpkins & spice. We don't have pumpkins but we can spice up your landscape with these items: Sugar Maples, excellent fall color to brighten a crisp fall day. Sasanqua Camellia's for fall blooming trees. Natchez Crape Myrtle with its cinnamon bark. Call today to see what other treats we have for your landscape. Read Entire Article
Chindo is rapidly becoming a replacement for many overused screen type plants. It has wonderful leathery, lustrous dark green foliage all year long and a fragrant display of white flowers in Spring. This plant was introduced by J.C. Raulston for its pendulous, large red fruit clusters.Read Entire Article
We are in the midst of a heat wave and the Limelight Hydrangea's are about to put on a show. They provide mid-summer blooms when few other shrubs are in flower. Thrives in urban conditions and is one of the most cold hardy hydrangeas. Use as a mass planting or in a mixed shrub border to add mid-summer appeal to any garden.Read Entire Article
Another sneak peek into what Mid Georgia Nursery will offer this summer and fall, Viburnum plicatum tomentosum Summer Snowflake.Broadly, rounded form with tiered horizontal branches. Showy display in spring with large white clusters of flowers. In fall it is one of the earliest viburnums to display brilliant red fruit. Use in a mass planting for a brilliant display in spring or in smaller landscapes use as a stand alone specimen. Read Entire Article
We have many new items that will become available this summer and fall. Osmanthus fragrans is one such plant. Dr. Dirr states that "For continuous floral fragrance, fragrant teaolive has no peers". Add this very adaptable(sun or shade)broadleaf evergreen to any landscape. Stayed tuned for more sneak peeks at our future availability; or better yet plan a visit now to come see them in person.Read Entire Article
A lot happens in March at the Nursery; we are currently pruning, applying fertilizer, spraying, and of course digging and shipping. Warm weather will soon be here and the buds will break causing us to stop digging most items. Remember the First Day of Spring is on March 20th so call us today for your b&b needs before it is too late.Read Entire Article
Why spend $50 on roses this Valentine's Day?? Hand pick red and white flowers for the one you love this year!! It's the perfect time to plant camellias and deciduous magnolias in your landscape. The buds are opening up on April Tryst right now and after the warmer weather this past weekend the magnolias are blooming too! Read Entire Article
A little bit of humor.....An elderly man in Phoenix calls his son in New York and says, “I hate to ruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are divorcing; forty-five years of misery is enough.” “Pop, what are you talking about?” the son screams. “We can’t stand the sight of each other any longer,” the old man says. “We are sick of each other, and I’m sick of talking about this, so call your sister in ChicaRead Entire Article
Add a splash of color to your fall landscape! We have various shades of pink flowering camellias. They are Camellia sas. Cleopatra, Camellia sas. Kanjiro, Camellia sas. Maiden's Blush, Camellia sas. Pink Snow, and Camellia sas. Rosea. The lustrous dark green leaves provide the perfect back drop to show off the pink flowers that are sure to catch anyone's eye. Read Entire Article
Little King River Birch would be a stately addition to any garden. It's smaller maturing size (approximately 10' tall) makes it ideal for todays limited landscaping spaces. This cultivar features orangish to brownish bark that exfoliates at a young age which makes it ideal for up lighting. Reserve yours today.Read Entire Article
'Shasta' Viburnum is a great selection for any garden due to the year round appeal. A beautiful display of white flowers in spring, followed by bright red changing to black fruit in the summer, to reddish purple fall color, and end with a winter display of tiered branching. These small growing trees can be summer dug with proper care so call today and order yours.Read Entire Article
What do two winter storms within two weeks of each other in Atlanta mean? As soon as it warms up for a few days the deciduous magnolias will start blooming. Now is the time to plant these magnificent trees and enjoy their late winter display in your garden. They are a sure signal spring is right around the corner. Brighten your garden with white (Magnolia stellata 'Royal Star' and Magnolia x loebneri 'Merrill'), pink (Magnolia x loebneri 'LeoRead Entire Article .
We are happy to announce the addition of Sam Rogers to our staff! Sam will be responsible for sales - but brings many talents to the table. Not only is he a good person, he is an excellent plantsman. He is a graduate of UGA in Horticulture. I have known Sam many years, and I am excited to work with him. Many of you know Sam, so call and welcome him or stop by to visit... he would love to see you!!Read Entire Article
Vitex Shoal Creek started blooming on our farm June 12th. The blue-purple flower spikes seemed to suddenly appear, and they are strikingly effective to visually cool off a warm June day. We grow these plants as multi-stem small trees. Shoal Creek can be summer dug with great success if proplerly handled.Read Entire Article
Our inventory is looking good for Fall! We have our pruning finished, and a couple of items only need a few weeks to finish their flush. In late August and early September we will plant 20,000+ new liners to insure our customers have the trees they need for future jobs. Take a look at our new estimated availability. We have pretty good quantities on some items that I am hearing will be in short supply this year (ie: Nellie's and Willow Oaks). SoRead Entire Article !
In 1912 Japan gave to the United States flowering cherry trees as a gift of friendship. They are planted around the tidal basin in Washington, D.C. We want to return the gift of friendship in the form of aid to the American Red Cross by donating 100% of the proceeds from the sale of any size 'Snow Goose' flowering cherry sold in March. There is still time to place your order. Help us write them a generous check. You might want to make theRead Entire Article .
The holidays are upon us!! We have definitely had enough cold winter weather to get us in the holiday spirit. This month at Mid Georgia Nursery we are busy pruning, digging and shipping. Don't hesitate to call us for your b&b tree needs. The office will be closed Dec 23, 24, and 31. Mid Georgia is participating in the MANTS show in Baltimore in early January and in the North Carolina Green & Growin' show in mid January. If you are attending Read Entire Article !
We purchased 2 new tree spades this month in preparation for the upcoming digging season. They are the latest and greatest in tree spade technology and will allow us to do more with less, provide our customers with better rootballs, and keep our fleet of equipment working tirelessly for us. Before you purchase trees this year, ask yourself these questions about your tree supplier - Are they maintaining their inventory by spraying for pests, feRead Entire Article .
September finds us putting new liners in the ground. This fall we will plant over 20,000 liners, most all grown by our talented staff. With 20,000 new trees being planted every year, you can be assured that Mid Georgia will have the quality trees you need for many years to come.Read Entire Article
August is here, and we will spend it putting the final touches on our trees, preparing our inventory for fall. Most of these activities revolve around pruning so that we can create a late flush to add a finishing touch to the shape of our trees and evergreens. This late flush is important to insure that you and your customers are getting great looking plants this fall and spring...buy them and see for yourself!Read Entire Article
As the temperatures are recently flirting with 100 degrees this June, cool off with some of our Crape myrtle varieties. We grow the best new reds and the brightest pinks so take a tour through the pictures on our new website, talk to our sales people, order your favorites, and be cool this summer!Read Entire Article