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Dear Friends of Forest Lake Greenhouses,

It’s been a beautiful spring and we hope all your gardens are growing as wonderfully as ours.  We know it takes a little bit of time and work to get things looking good again, but well worth the effort when you see the results.

Summer is almost here and Tim and I are enjoying having Allison home from school. She’ll be busy helping us at the greenhouse, working at The Pink Hangar, and catching up with some friends home from school for the summer.   We’ll fit some family vacation time in her busy schedule somewhere!  In the meantime, Tim will be growing some colorful summertime flowers for all your picnics and parties so come on out and see us!  We thank you for letting us help you grow your gardens this spring and look forward to helping you enjoy summertime in the garden.

 

See You in the Garden!

Tim and Lisa King

 

Family owned and operated, we’re now celebrating over 25 years of growing great gardens!

What's Growing on in Tim and Lisa's Garden

The garden is looking beautiful this year.  Fill in bare spots and holes in the perennial garden with Tim’s big pots of summer flowering annuals like the Dreamland Zinnias, Parasol Vinca, and Wave Petunias.

The herb garden needs to be cut back and trimmed up.  Wrap fresh herb stems in raffia and hang upside down in the garage or even in the kitchen.  You’ll have dried herbs to cook with this fall when the fresh herbs are finished for the season.

Remember we sell water garden plants.  We’ve got some great looking hardy and tropical Water Lilies, Iris, Corkscrew Rush and other interesting bog plants.  You might want to try a patio water garden.  We’ll show you how.

Perennials like Yarrow, Bee Balm and Coreopsis may be getting ready to finish their spring show.  We cut ours back and look forward to a few more blooms from these same plants later on the summer.

It's Blooming Bucks Time

Don’t forget to redeem your blooming bucks June 1st  thru June 20th.  You’ve been saving up all spring.  Time to treat yourself!

For more information about Blooming Bucks please contact us at the greenhouse.

Gardening Online

Have a question or need additional gardening information? Check out or website and please E-mail us anytime. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to hearing from you soon.

Call on us anytime you need to send someone special something special. Our blooming basket arrangements are perfect for birthdays, get well, sympathy or celebrations. We deliver to hospitals, funeral homes, private residences and businesses.

Let us Host it for you..

Forest Lake Greenhouses will host your Garden Club, Book Club or any organizational meeting.

 Our greenhouses provide a beautiful blooming background for you to enjoy while getting your club business done.  We can even do a planting demonstration, a behind–the–scenes tour of our growing facility, or a mini hands-on workshop.  You decide!  Just give us a call for more details and we’ll help you arrange your date.

Did you Know?

Forest Lake Greenhouses rents ferns and assorted tropical plants like palms and peace lilies for weddings and other special occasions. Call us for price quotes.

Forest Lake Greenhouses pays extra to recycle our cardboard. Our office staff uses both the front and back of our copy paper as much as possible. We recycle our in house aluminum cans and printer cartridges. We encourage and promote a “re-use refuse” attitude amongst all our staff so that we may sustain the environment for our future gardening friends.

Thank you!

Just a short note to say a big thank you to everyone who visited our garden center this spring.  When you plant trees, shrubs and flowers, you improve the environment and the quality of life for all of us. Our greenhouse family hopes that you enjoy your gardens as much as we do ours.  We take great pride in growing our own plants. We would not be here without you and we can’t tell you how much we appreciate your gardening with us.  Thank you!

HAVE A GREAT SUMMER

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Dragon Wing Begonias

These heat tolerant bloomers are a great background or accent plant. Gardener’s return for these every year because like a dragon – these plants like fire and heat. Use Dragon Wing Begonias to fill in empty places in garden beds or even in a pot. Grows all summer long and into the fall.

8" Jumbo Pots
$7.99 each

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Vinca Vinca

We can’t say enough about how easy it is to grow these plants. They are the perfect choice for your full sun garden spaces especially planted around in areas where it’s really hot. The hotter it gets the better they bloom. You’ll love having the color into the fall season.

Jumbo Pots
$5.99 each

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Pretty Purslane

Let Kelly and her Garden Girls help you create your very own drought tolerant container garden with our unique collection of portulacca and purslane plants. They’re perfect for hot spots anywhere.

4" Pots
$3.99 each

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