Knowing when to prune is critical to strengthening flowering on the different hydragea varieties; some bloom on new wood and some bloom on old wood.
Gardening is a wonderful journey, especially when you're just starting out. The fall season offers an exciting opportunity to plant shrubs that will flourish in the upcoming year. We’ll introduce you to some amazing shrubs to plant in the fall, the how-tos of planting them, and why fall is the ideal time for your gardening activities.
Here's your essential list of August garden activities you'll want to finish or at least get started before fall arrives.
You can improve rainwater absorption (less puddles in your yard!) AND have a beautiful & beneficial space by creating a downspout garden.
Know the difference between the good bugs and the bad bugs in your garden. Learn how to attract the good bugs, and how to safely treat for bad bugs.
Powdery mildew is a common fungus that affects a wide variety of plants. The good news is it can be easily identified. Know how to spot it and treat it!
Check out how easy it is to have dwarf bushes developed by Bushel & Berry®, created especially for the home gardener. Grow them in containers or in your garden.
Overwatering plants is one of the most common ways plants die. If you're not sure what to do, read on for the proper ways to water your garden & plants.
A “food forest” is a fully enclosed ecosystem designed so it can take care of almost everything on its own. In other words, little to no maintenance. Learn how to implement your own food forest.
Use a vertical garden to define a particular space, say a wall, a screen, or a length of fence. Creating a vertical garden can be as simple as you want.
Check out our top picks for your herb gardening. Herbs have the power to transform your stroll through your garden, reaching out to you with their fresh, delightful aroma, whether you brush by them or you pick a leaf and rub it between your finger and thumb.
Whether you have natural rock formations in your garden or not, you can create a beautiful rock garden. And the best part: Rock gardens can be low-maintenance.
Looking for garden and landscaping options that don't take a lot of care? Consider these low-maintenance shrubs and plants for stress-free landscaping.
With an AquaPot, you don't have to worry about under or overwatering your plants. Get the best of both worlds: convenience and beauty.
Organic lawn care focuses on growing a healthy lawn, which helps defend it against insects and diseases. Healthy lawns begin with healthy soil. Learn how...
How much mulch do I need? What is the best kind of mulch to use? What kinds of mulch are there? We have answers to your mulching questions!
Your garden is constantly changing with plants cycling in and out of bloom. Synchronize blooms and growth for year-round interest with a little planning.
When designing your garden's color pallette, use color-wheel theories for a stronger, more focused theme. Check out these inspirational gardens.
As gardeners, we know that making sure our soil is healthy and filled with the right nutrients is one of the most important things we can do. That’s why we love Espoma’s line of organic fertilizers, compost and soils.
Growing your own vegetables from seed can be rewarding and cost-saving! Get our easy-reference Vegetable Seed-Planting Guide.
Most plants share basic needs, so if you’re a new plant parent, want to get started, or just want to be sure you’re giving the best care, read on...
Look for Zook's Homemade Chicken, Sausage and Beef Pies in the refrigerated section of our market.
Come on over the Garden Market and stock up on Bonita’s Apple Butter so you can make your own delicious apple butter oatmeal bars!
The Garden Market is here to help you if you should need it; we have a lovely selection of trees, and we offer delivery and set up services!
Fire pits are not too difficult to build and you don’t need any fancy equipment. We’ll walk you through the steps to do it yourself…
Come see us here at Reston Farm Garden Market and get inspired to make the most beautiful fall arrangements and decorations!
Your Reston Farm Garden Market has the herbs, pots, soil, and encouragement you need to help you get your indoor herb garden thriving.
when you add a wild selection of fall containers for your porch or deck, the ideas are endless!
Apples have been called nature’s perfect snack. We especially love ‘em baked with brown sugar and cinnamon, served with vanilla ice cream.
Reston Farm Garden Market is right here with everything you may need, including compost, seed trays and… Encouragement. You can do it!
Planting trees and shrubs in the fall gives your new trees and shrubs a better chance for good root development before winter.
Reston Farm Garden Market is here with all the things you need to help you successfully grow and harvest your food, from plants to soils to amendments.
Root Pouches offer so many benefits for your raised bed and container gardening! Made from recycled material. Allows plant roots to breath. Moisture and temperature control. See why you should use these!
Add these tropicals to your northern Virginia garden and you'll have a garden worthy of a staycation retreat. Three of our faves are Croton, Caladiums and Palms.
If you’re interested in creating your very peaceful, very relaxing, very beautiful Zen garden space, we can help you.
The “Plant a Better Tomorrow” program raised $14,500 in 2021. "We are so excited to be a contributing part of this effort. There are so many families in need of help, that we want to contribute in the most profound way possible."
Looking for ways to help your vibrant and colorful plants stand out in the garden? The trick is pairing them with dark foliage counterparts. We have four stunners that will help your garden sing.
Golden Angels Apiary specializes in raw honey and is one of the most well-regarded apiaries in Virginia.
When freezing temps have passed, but it might be too early to start planting in the ground, consider creating a moss-lined container with cool-temp blooming & loving plants. Garden Answer Laura shows us how!
Flowering ground covers, such as chamomile, thyme, yarrow and self-heal, can be wonderful choices for your tapestry lawn!
The trend of “rewilding” is gaining momentum this year. If you haven’t heard of this, it’s essentially what it sounds like: returning your garden to a more “wild” state, and managing it in a way that allows nature to play a bigger role in your landscape design.
In our zone 7 area here in Reston, Virginia area, we are crazy about these show-off plans for fall garden beauty. Mums, violas, pansies, flowering kale and croton are a few of our favorites. See how these can liven up your fall garden.
Perennials perfect for those gardeners who like consistency and/or have limited time to spend in the garden. Usually having a shorter blooming cycle compared to annuals, try mixing different kinds to establish a blooming pattern. Get zone 7 perennial suggestions...
A planting zone seven perennial, we love the stunning dinner-plate size flowers and rich, deep-red color. These blooms are almost upstaged by the dark purple, near-black foliage that frame those blooms, and will stop you in your tracks. You can buy these from your local, family-owned garden center at Reston Farm Garden Market.
We love flowers! But there are different reasons you should consider annuals (needing to replant every year) and perennials (come back year after year). A combination of both make for a dynamic and beautiful garden. Learn how...
Our Supertunia petunias are stunning annuals that make excellent container and landscape flowering plants. They're super easy to care for, are heat tolerant and drought resistant. Listen to Garden Answer Laura explain why you need these lovelies!
Spring planting season is right around the corner, and there's plenty we can do to prepare. Here are a few tips for making sure your yard and garden is ready to rock when planing time comes.
When it comes to planning how to integrate hardscaping into your garden, yard and outdoor space, we've got a quick guide to how to approach this task along with inspiration to get you started.
Waiting for spring to arrive? There are plenty of things we can do now to plan for a new, a better, a more fruitful season in our gardens. It's time to start planning!
Rob Chavez from Reston Diggs interviews Bonita Weinstein to get the dirt on the evolution of this family-owned and operated Reston, Virginia business. Around this garden center, we're growing joy every day.
Try our tangy Sweet Pepper Relish and Apple Cider Mustard to your sandwich creations and you'll never go back to mayo and plain ol' mustard.
Cook with fresh herbs year-round with an easy-to-maintain kitchen herb garden. Yum, yum! Check out our helpful list of herbs, what to consider, and container ideas. Then pop in to Reston Farm Garden Market to pick up supplies, and get started.
Grab jars of Reston Farm Garden Market's own Bonita's Apple Butter and Big White's Apple Cider for the makings of two delicious signature cocktails: Harvest Mule & Appley Married.
Use our Red Raspberry Preserves to create a yummy drizzle for your grilled fish, shrimp, pork and more. Visit Reston Farms Garden Market for yummy foods, gorgeous plants and plenty of smiles.
One of the many things to love about this plant is that they thrive in really crummy soil. They like full, hot sun and don’t require a lot of water. Another thing to love is that they attract lots of pollinators. This is a plant for your garden!
We have the 2020 National Rose of the Year, the Proven Winners' Oso Easy Double Red Rose. Easy to grow and maintain, is very disease resistant and you'll enjoy a long-lasting blooming season. Come get yours and create a dreamy, easy rose garden.
Print out the images, color and cut them to make a beautiful and colorful garden inside your home.
Let your children get creative as they want with this DIY butterfly feeder!
The Invicibelle Ruby is the 2020 Hydrangea of the Year with good reason. Compact, hardy in Zones 3-8, great focal plant. The buds start out a deep ruby red and ppen up to a ruby reddish-pink with a silver overlay.
Instructions for kiddos on how to make a miniature garden. Club Sprout, a Proven Winners program, is an easy and fun way to get your kids involved with gardening. We have the ideas, you supply your imagination!
Find the Gem Box Inkberry Holly, a sweet little shrub, evergreen hedge and pretty, glossy-leaved addition to your garden right here at Reston Farm Garden Market. Come see why it's the 2020 Landscape Shrub of the Year!
This collection of white-blossom euphorbias are beautiful accent plants that put sparkle and brightness into your combo plantings and landscape. Diamond Frost, Diamond Mountain and Diamond Snow are the perfect the accent jewels in your garden crown.
You're going to love having the gorgeous Blue Chiffon Rose of Sharon in your summer garden. Available at Reston Farm Garden Market.
Named the 2020 Hosta of the Year, the Shadowland Coast to Coast Host is a striking shade perennial with bold, gold-colored leaves, which really pop and shine, standing out in a shady location. Find them at Reston Farm Garden Market.