9 Ways To Celebrate Earth Day

Each year on April 22nd, we celebrate Earth Day. It reminds us of the importance of environmental conservation and sustainability. It is a time to take action for a healthier planet and a brighter future. There are many ways to celebrate Earth Day as a gardening and nature enthusiast. Here are some creative ways to show your support for our beautiful Earth. Plant A Tree Planting a tree is a meaningful way to honor Earth Day. Consider planting a tree in your yard or participating in a community tree-planting event. Trees provide numerous benefits to the environment, including oxygen production, […]

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Mother’s Day 2024: Gifts For Gardeners

As Mother’s Day approaches, why not pick thoughtful gifts that resonate with their love for gardening. From colorful plants to essential tools and accessories, this article provides a hand-picked selection of Mother’s Day gift ideas tailored specifically for gardening enthusiasts from Jung Seed. Whether she’s a seasoned horticulturist or a budding plant lover, these gifts are sure to inspire her passion for gardening. Annual Flower Seeds Annual flower seeds make an ideal Mother’s Day gift. Their vibrant blooms symbolize love, appreciation, and the celebration of life. Unlike perennial plants, annuals offer an immediate burst of color brightening any garden or […]

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How To Create A Pizza Garden

Happy National Pizza Day! Each year on February 9th, the United States celebrates our love of pizza. According to National Today’s pizza survey, over 57% of Americans love pizza and 30% eat pizza at least once a week. There are many ways to celebrate this delicious food including creating and growing your own pizza garden. Select Your Favorite Pizza Toppings Pizza preferences vary widely among individuals. While some delight in the savory combination of mushrooms and peppers, others find solace in the comforting familiarity of tomato and garlic. The first step to creating a pizza garden begins with selecting the […]

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Creating Firework-Inspired Floral Displays

Fireworks have long been a captivating spectacle, filling the night sky with bursts of vibrant colors and mesmerizing patterns. Their ability to create a sense of awe and wonderment has inspired artists and designers in various fields. One such creative endeavor is the fusion of fireworks and floral displays, resulting in stunning arrangements that capture the essence of fireworks’ magic. Let’s explore the art of creating firework-inspired floral displays, bringing the beauty and energy of fireworks into the realm of botanic artistry. Choosing the Right Flowers To achieve a firework-inspired floral display, selecting the right flowers is crucial. Opt for […]

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Year of the Black-eyed Susan

The coming year is going to be a good year for an old-fashioned favorite. Black-eyed Susan, botanically known as Rudbeckia, has been named the perennial plant of the year by two of the gardening industry’s most prestigious plant organizations. Specifically, the garden hybrid known as American Gold Rush, has been named Perennial Plant of the Year by the Perennial Plant Association. Additionally, The National Garden Bureau has proclaimed 2023 as the Year of the Rudbeckia. Quite an honor for such a traditional, longtime favorite. Easy To Grow Perennial Black-eyed Susans are one of the easiest to grow-garden plants. They will grow […]

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New 2023 Summer/Fall Garden Catalog Review

As the warmth of summer settles in and the vibrant colors of spring begin to fade, it’s important not to forget that the gardening journey doesn’t end there. Summer and fall bring their own unique opportunities to cultivate nature’s beauty and harvest a bountiful harvest. While the scorching sun may pose challenges, it also offers a chance to grow heat-loving plants like tomatoes, peppers, and sunflowers. Embrace the longer days and create an oasis of green with vibrant flowers, cascading vines, and luscious foliage. And as the leaves start to fall, don’t let the fading light dampen your gardening spirit. […]

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Amazing April Native Shrubs

Each year, in April, some of my favorite native Wisconsin shrubs are coming into bloom in Wisconsin’s woodlands and wetlands.  Before their leaves appear, these shrubs bloom joyfully in the woods and wetlands of our state. Getting to know these amazing spring shrubs, as well as enjoying their short-lived bloom is a rewarding and enchanting journey. Eastern Redbud Eastern Redbud is another beautiful spring-blooming native shrub. Blooming on its bare stems, the tiny blooms appear in clusters all along the branches, rather than concentrated toward the end. This makes the redbud a magical shrub when in full bloom in late […]

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The Wings Of April

April has arrived and soon, the wings of spring will dance across our yards and gardens, and landscapes. Spring songbird migration is on and with every strong south wind, more and more migrants will sweep into the Wisconsin area.  Here is a guide to some of the amazing spring migrating songbirds of April. In my next blog, I’ll introduce you to even more incredible birds of April. Purple Finch Beautiful and vivacious in a unique wine purple, this finch is found in our area during spring and fall migration.  Sometimes confused with the house finch, the purple finch is, as […]

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Jung Seed Holiday Gift Guide 2022

Looking for gift ideas? Jung Seed has the perfect gardening gifts! Each year, we carefully select products to feature for the holidays. From beautiful flowers to practical gardening items to beautiful decor, we have everything your favorite gardener would love. Too hard to choose? Why not select one of our popular Holiday Gift Boxes which features several items. Or looking for something fun to stuff stockings with? We’ve got you covered with our Seed Stock Stuffers. Here are some of our 5 favorite gift ideas this holiday season. Amaryllis Amaryllis is a popular choice for the holiday season. They are […]

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Fall Gardening: Ornamental Grass

Fall is a time when perennials prepare to go dormant for winter. As a result, many plants are no longer blooming, leaving an absence of color in the garden. However, during this time, ornamental grasses are coming into their prime. These grasses come in many sizes, colors, and forms, making them easy to use in the garden. They are also low maintenance, requiring little care apart from cutting them back each spring. This group of perennials brings a fresh look to the landscape. Benefits Of Adding Ornamental Grass To Your Garden Many types of ornamental grass are native to the […]

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