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Fall Is For Planting

To many, the arrival of Labor Day means summer is over, but for gardeners looking to stretch out the growing season, it signifies a new opportunity for planting. Between now and early November is one of the best times of year to plant spring-blooming bulbs, cool-season annuals and vegetables, and many trees, shrubs and perennials. Cooler temperatures, soaking rains, and less insect and disease pressure help your plants establish stronger root systems before the winter. At Colonial Classics we have the largest most diverse inventory in the...

mulch around your garden will keep soil healthy and look great

Spring Is The Perfect Time To Mulch

Spring is a great time to clean out your planting beds and add new mulch.

What Does Mulch Do?

Mulch helps suppress weeds, retain moisture, moderate soil temperature for plants, and makes your landscape look revived.

Which Mulch is the Best?

All mulch is not created equal.  At Colonial we sell only the highest quality bark hardwood mulch.  Many lower grade mulches are made from used pallet wood that doesn't retain it's color as long, and can be more likely to attract termites. It's important to choose a material that will suit...

We Can Help You Plan Your 2021 Pool

As we have all spent more time together at home this past year, you might be looking for new ways for your family to have fun. You might even be dreaming of beautiful place to socialize and entertain. Perhaps you’re looking for a way to achieve your fitness goals and a healthier, more active lifestyle. Maybe it’s all of the above. A beautiful, new in-ground fiberglass pool could be the solution!

Regardless of your reasons for wanting an inground pool, it’s likely it will be a once-in-a-lifetime purchase for you. There are basically...

Fall Open House!

What better way to enjoy the beautiful fall weather than taking a trip to Colonial Classics Garden Center and Nursery for our fall open house Oct. 2-4! We have the best colors and selection of mums, pansies, and all your fall flower favorites. Kids and “big kids”, alike, will enjoy our special pumpkin patch. Other  special activities for the kids, including pumpkin painting on Saturday and Sunday from 12:00-4:00 pm, which includes a free small pumpkin per child. Gift card giveaways from $50-$250 and a beautiful fall planter for one lucky...

We Are Here For You

We are open for in-person shopping. We are doing our part to help protect our customers and staff and provide a safe shopping environment. 1. Our store hours will now be 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday-Saturday and 10:00 am -4:00 pm on Sunday. We highly encourage all of our "higher risk" customers to shop with us from 8:00-10:00 am Monday-Friday, as these times are usually less busy. 2. We now have separate, specially designated entrance and exit doors and gates to respect 6ft. social distancing throughout the property. 3. We are regularly...

Mother Nature Never Closes

While we acknowledge the health and safety of people we care about at home, in our garden center, and our wider communities, we’ve organized around what we can do to make things better and more beautiful for everyone.

We are currently open for fresh-air shopping at our 13 acre facility, so there is plenty of room to roam. Landscaping and lawn care service providers are considered essectial business under the Governors Executive Order. Call, email, or chat with us online via Facebook and Google and at this site on our contact...

Spring Will Arrive And We Are Here For You

For many of you, a trip to Colonial is a welcome escape from everyday life. Weather- wise spring feels like it is approaching faster than ever. Mother Nature is reaching out her hand to pull us outside.

We are excited to celebrate that when the time is right. But for now, our concentration is on trying to make things as normal as possible for our customers and staff. Trucks full of beautiful plants fresh from the growers have been arriving at our location. We are here daily to water them, and continue to replenish our inventory, as...

Spring Garden Color

Spring Garden Color

Early spring flowers are a sure sign warmer weather is on the way. Spring weather may be unpredictable, yet many spring flowers are hardy enough to handle it. Your garden can be brimming with color almost as soon as the ground thaws. Many early-spring bloomers can be planted outdoors even before the threat of frost has past. Others may need a bit of coddling to begin with, but cool spring weather is when they shine, so do not miss out by waiting too long to plant them.​  Some early bloomers can tolerate temperatures as low as 20 degrees....

Greenhouse in the Winter

Why visit our greenhouse in the winter? “Why not?” might be the better question. More green in your home and/or office may improve your health, besides adding natural beauty.  

Houseplants have many proven benefits to your health. Plants help you breathe easier as they increase the oxygen and humidity levels in your space. Plants can also remove up to 87% of volatile organic compounds in our everyday environment every 24 hours! Research also shows plants can help increase your focus and overall health. 

Most houseplants are...