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Spotlight on: G&B Acid Planting Mix

G&B’s Acid Planting Mix is one of our most popular soil mixes for many, many reasons.  Here in the Treasure Valley, our soils are almost always on the alkaline side, meaning our pH is around 7.5.  The ideal growing pH varies among plant species, but generally for most garden variety species (non-native), it tends to run between a pH of 6-7, or slightly acidic to neutral, plants like blueberries do best in a soil of 4.5-5 pH.  This is where the G&B’s Acid Planting mix comes in handy, you can use it alone in pots or mix it with our native soil to help those acid lovers thrive!

G&B Acid Planting Mix is made especially for acid-loving, shade-dwelling plants.

  • Organic acid planting mix from premium ingredients
  • Great for azaleas, camellias, rhododendrons, gardenias, hydrangeas, citrus, blueberries, conifers, ferns, dogwoods & maples

This organic soil amendement is ready-to-use right out of the bag, or can be mixed with native soil. This wonderful blend helps shade dwelling, acid loving plants like azaleas, hydrangeas and camellias bring their vibrant colors out, making your garden pop! It’s all-natural mix is also great for trees such as magnolias, maples and conifers.

Ingredients: Recycled forest products, bark fines, peat moss, sand, worm castings, kelp meal, bat guano, kapok seed meal

Spotlight on: G&B Harvest Supreme

G&B’s Harvest Supreme is a fantastic soil amendment for nutrient hungry plants like vegetable gardens, berries, and fruit.  We recommend topdressing with Harvest Supreme after planting in the spring and summer, around established plants, and also to put on top of garden beds to protect and re-nourish soils in preparation for the following growing season.

  • Organic soil amendment from premium ingredients
  • Contains 15% chicken manure
  • Ideal for vegetable & flowers
  • Breaks up clay soils
  • Contains beneficial mycorrhizae

This organic soil amendment is blended with 15% composted chicken manure for more lush, full plant growth. Mix G&B ORGANICS HARVEST SUPREME with your native soil to grow vegetables and flowers to their maximum potential. With added beneficial mycorrhizae — G&B ORGANICS HARVEST SUPREME creates a wonderful soil environment for strong plant and root growth.

Ingredients: Recycled forest products, composted chicken manure, bark fines, rice hulls, oyster shell lime (as pH adjuster), worm castings, bat guano, kelp meal, Mycorrhizae.

Early Birds Get MORE at NEON!

It is November and you just received the call letting you know that it is time to pick up your 5th and final step of the 2019 Lawn Care Program…did you know that now is also the perfect time to invest in the health of your lawn for 2020?!

By purchasing your 2020 Lawn Care Program in advance, you are not only making sure that you have the best lawn on the block – you also get these incredible deals:

-A Garden Club Membership which entitles you to 10% off of ALL 2020 purchases at NEON.

-A free coffee at the NEON Cafe.

-A free gallon of organic compost tea weekly.

Make sure you hurry in and get your truly organic Lawn Program before December 1st in order to take advantage of all of these incredible offers!

Christmas Tree Pre-Sale!

A Christmas Tradition with NEON

The look and smell of a genuine real Christmas Tree cannot be matched. They are a sustainable and environmentally responsible choice as well. Tree farms create oxygen, filter air, retain topsoil, provide habitat for animals, domestic farm jobs, and so much more.

Fake trees are almost exclusively produced overseas, and contain uncountable amounts of out-gassing toxins. They are not recyclable, and add nothing to the earth as they are made.

Prices are up nationally for real Northwest Christmas Trees, but we have secured a limited number, and are doing our best to keep prices affordable. 

In order to keep the price to our customers reasonable, we will still offer our pre-sale, with a 10% discount on all trees purchased before November 1st.

This is a great way to get a tree this year at near to last year’s prices, while still supporting and shopping local/ domestic.

Handmade Fair-Trade Lamps

The nursery is bursting with beautiful leaf lamps! These are not simply vessels to light a room, which they do beautifully… They are back lit works of art. Incredible presents for someone else or for yourself! Treasured by all who have bought them already, many of whom have now become collectors of these lovely lamps.

A stormy day feels warm and cozy by the glow of our gorgeous leaf lamps.

Come enjoy them in our free meeting space, the “Green Room”, or just stop by and grab a cuppa coffee, bring a book and relax. Great place to meet up with friends and breathe in the purified air from our hundreds of houseplants.

Not into bright colors? Our gorgeous leaf lamps come in soft neutral colors as well and add a warm natural feel to any room. New this year… A leaf lamp table! 

Bagged Soil & Mulch Sale!!!

The cold snap we have experienced in the Treasure Valley this week probably has you ready to pull out your coats and declare your gardening done for the year. We completely understand the urge, but there is still so much that can (and should) be done to help make sure your lawn and garden are ready for spring.

With that in mind, now is an incredible time to grab compost to give your beds a head start for the spring, raised bed mix to get new beds started, or  mulch to help insulate your flowerbeds. And if you are ready to concentrate your gardening indoors, we also have incredible potting soil to make your houseplants happy.

All bagged soils and mulch are Buy 3 Get 1 Free while supplies last (mix & match), so hurry in!

October Plant Sale!

October is here and we have already had our first frost, but the planting season has not ended yet!

Fall is truly the best time to plant perennials, trees and shrubs. Plants naturally start sending their energy into their root system to store for winter and work on root growth.

Come into North End Organic Nursery to get your yard planted up and save a bunch! The more you buy, the more you SAVE!!!

*Discount only on and toward outdoor plant purchases

National Indoor Plant Week

Did you know that September 17 to September 21 is National Indoor Plant Week?! 

We’ve brought in so many beautiful new houseplants just in time to celebrate in glorious style. It is the perfect excuse to come relax in our nursery and peruse while sipping an organic coffee from the NEON Cafe.

We also received new boho bandeaus, so hurry in and grab one (or two) while they last!

Come and Get Some Fall Color at an Incredible Price!

You all have been asking for it, HERE IT IS!!

The big fall clearance sale starts today and goes through Sept 30th – 40% off shrubs, perennials, annuals, and veggies with only a few exceptions.

Stuff will go FAST, so get in here soon. It is perfect planting weather!

Grow Your Very Own Garlic!!!

It’s not quite time to plant garlic yet… That isn’t until the end of October, but we strongly suggest that you purchase your seed garlic now. Some varieties will sell out completely soon. Six different types this year!

*Remember, seed garlic must be certified for Idaho, it is illegal to buy online or non-certified seed.*

If this is your first time growing garlic you might need some helpful advice – we have the last “How to Grow Great Garlic” class of the month coming up on Saturday, September 28th at 3pm. Give us a call at (208) 389-4769 to sign up to join us!