Liriope muscari ‘Super blue’

Super Blue Liriope is a small, clumping ground cover with delicate violet flowers. From Summer to early Fall, the flowers bloom in cone-shaped bunches at the end of tall green stems. As the autumn chill settles in, these flowers are replaced by glossy purple-black fruits. Fun tidbits: Is one of the least invasive of the Liriope family. Prefers moist, loose soil that is fertilized and well...

Tip Top Bio-Control & Good Bug Diet

Tip Top Bio-Control is a family owned business located in Medford, OR. Tip Top has been in business since 1986, providing customers with many different varieties of insects.  Not only do they specialize in beneficial insects, they also offer good bug food! Apply as needed onto your flowers and crops, either indoor or outdoor. Keep these beneficial bugs fed, and attract native bugs to your...

Organic Options for Fertilizer, Bug Sprays, and Weed Killers

At Tom's Thumb Nursery, we take pride in offering lots of organic options for your lawn & garden needs. Some of our favorites include FoxFarm & LadyBug Natural Brand soils , Medina &  Nature's Creation lawn fertilizers, Monterrey Bt & Captain Jack's Dead Bug Spray, and Bonide Burnout weed killer.  Stop in and let us help keep your yard safe for you and your pets....

Seasonal Ideas & Information for May

May is Here May is already here, and that means summer is just around the corner! We've put together a list of activities to consider for your May gardening. Harvest Vegetables & Herbs - Warm-season crops are in their prime this month.  One mistake new gardeners make is to not harvest vegetables at their peak quality.  Left on the plant too long, many will decline in quality. ...

Succulents-From Our Landscape Department

Succulents In the Garden There are many ways to incorporate succulents into your Galveston landscape. You don't have to have the century plant that gets so large; smaller agaves are often quite colorful and interesting. In addition, plants like Manfreda or Hesperaloe (often called red yucca). You can also plant blooming, perennial succulents like Delosperma or Bulbine. Be careful of the...

“Peggy Martin” Climbing Roses

The Story of the "Peggy Martin" Climbing Rose The "Peggy Martin Rose" was one of only two plants surviving 20 feet of salt water over the garden of Mrs. Peggy Martin. Located in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, after the destruction of Hurricane Katrina in late August, 2005 Peggy Martin's family returned to her home and found these beautiful roses had not only survived but continued to climb....