Raising The Skirt

Raising The Skirt

There are many different ways to prune camellias, and many times certain pruning practices are designed to help with the maintenance of the plants. One of these pruning practices is referred to as “raising the skirt”. From the sound of

Horticultural Oil

Horticultural Oil

Horticultural Oil is one of the best insecticides to use on camellias. It provides excellent control of Tea Scale and Spider Mites by suffocating these pests without adding dangerous poisons to the environment. Spring and Fall are perfect times to

New Introduction ‘Jennifer Ross’~ An outstanding Camellia

New Introduction ‘Jennifer Ross’~ An outstanding Camellia

Camellia hybrid ‘Jennifer Ross’ We are so excited to be introducing one of our brand new varieties called ‘Jennifer Ross’! We are honored to name this flower after a beautiful, talented and spunky girl.  Although she was taken by fate

Why You Should Use Holly-tone® Plant Fertilizer On Camellias

Why You Should Use Holly-tone® Plant Fertilizer On Camellias

There are many different fertilizers that you could use on your camellias, but the one that I highly recommend is Holly-tone® that is made by Espoma. I really like fertilizers for my Camellias that are organic and break down slowly

Let Us Help You Identify Your Camellias!

Let Us Help You Identify Your Camellias!

Everyone wants to know the names of their camellias, but that is not an easy task to accomplish. Maybe, you bought a home with lots of old camellias, but you don’t have a clue as to what varieties are in

Grow Your Own Tea

Grow Your Own Tea

Only after water, Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world.  For over 5000 years it has played a unique role in history.  It has brought people together and ripped people apart.  It has made us feel better, think clearer, and

Mulching Your Camellias

Mulching Your Camellias

Mulch is such an important part of camellia gardening, and our customers are always asking about what material works best as mulch. In the picture above, we are using pruning clippings as a mulch for the front of our nursery.

Cecil Lynn was a Good Man!

Cecil Lynn was a Good Man!

When I was growing up, my dad had lots of camellia friends that frequently stopped by to visit him. Cecil Lynn was one of those amazing people that I got to know back then. Daddy was a disabled veteran with

Up-Potting Camellias in the Spring

Up-Potting Camellias in the Spring

Spring is an excellent time to up-pot your camellias in containers to larger pots. We are always busy in the spring up-potting our smaller camellias into larger pots, and you can do the same thing with your plants. Keep in

A Man Named Ray

A Man Named Ray

When I was growing up in Savannah, my daddy had many camellia friends that became like family to me. Probably, the one that I remember and treasure the most was Ray Bailey. He was my daddy’s best friend, and he