1. Tips For Planting Bulbs in the Fall

    Just because the weather is cooling down doesn’t mean it’s time to give up on your favorite summer activity. There may not be any more fresh tomatoes in the vegetable garden or any petunias in the…Read More

  2. Garden Center Advice For Fall Plantings

    Does your lawn look naked? One of the best ways to transform a barren yard is by planting trees and shrubs. Right now is one of the best times for such plantings because the ground isn't yet frozen. D…Read More

  3. Are You Overwatering Your Plants?

    As you’ve likely discovered, if you don’t water your plants or lawn during a typical Kansas summer, chances are you’re currently not getting much satisfaction out them. Despite your best intenti…Read More

  4. Edible Gardens

    Americans are known for being self-reliant and in recent years homesteading has become popular, even for those who live in cities. There are several reasons people cite for choosing to grow their own …Read More

  5. Tree Selection Guide

    I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day, And lifts her leafy arms to pra…Read More

  6. Oak Wilt Basics

    Trees are an important part of the environment everywhere. Here in Kansas, we depend on their cooling shade and protection from the bitter north winds in the winter. Here at TLC Nursery & Outdoor …Read More

  7. Emerald Ash Borer FAQs

    Who doesn’t love relaxing in the shade of a tree in the summertime? And who wouldn’t love to have a wind block from harsh northern winds in winter time? There are simple pleasures that don’t com…Read More

  8. Backyard Chickens & Bees

    TLC Nursery & Outdoor Living is all about making the most of your yard and garden. We know that the people in the Independence area love their lawns green and lush, and their flower gardens full o…Read More

  9. Gardening in Tornado Alley

    Living in tornado alley is akin to living on a dart board. We know that, as springtime arrives and cold air from the north collides with moist warm air from the south, lines of storms will form and ro…Read More