Neal Adams with Customers

Welcome to the Adams Nursery Blog!

Gardening and landscaping can be a trial and error process.  Over the years, Neal has learned many tricks and tips on how to make plants grow, where to plant them and how to identify plant problems. 

Whether you walk in to Adams Nursery, visit the website or see Neal at Walmart, Neal and his staff are always will to answer any gardening question.

Hopefully, you will find the gardening information you need on the Adams Nursery blog.  If you can't find what you are looking for, call us at 870-236-2066.  Who knows - your questions may give us an idea for a gardening post.

Pickled Green Tomato Recipe Jul 14, 2016 »

Jamie and Neal grow several different types of tomatoes in their garden. One fall with an abundance of green tomatoes that wouldn't ripen before an upcoming frost, Jamie tried this recipe. Neal loves the dill in these pickled green tomatoes.

Yield about 6 pints

Tools needed

  • Large sauce pan
  • Wood spoon
  • Water canner
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Revive Those Winter Weary Flower Beds Mar 02, 2015 »

Many customers have been calling and stopping by the nursery the past few weeks wanting to know what to do with flowerbeds and pots that are showing the fatigue of winter. March is a transitional time in northeast Arkansas and southeast Missouri, as we still get some cool days and frosty nights.

My recommendation is to use early spring annuals and biennials that will tolerate these conditions as a way to revive your landscape.

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Chicken Prepared With Fresh Herbs May 20, 2014 »

We grown many different kinds of plants here at the nursery, but Jamie's favorite happen to be the herbs. At one time or another, she has grown every herb we sell.

I think she likes the herbs best because she knows I love to cook with fresh herbs. Of course she benefits from this greatly since it inspires me to cook and therefore she doesn't have to.

Last year she added French Tarragon to her herb garden. So a few nights back she asked me to create a meal using it. The picture you see shows…

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How to Grow and Use Swiss Chard Aug 19, 2013 »

Swiss Chard is one of my favorite vegetables. Over the years it has been my pleasure to introduce the value and benefits of Swiss Chard to interested gardeners in our area. 

Today, I would like to share that information with you.

So you might wonder, what is Swiss Chard? Beta vulgaris (Swiss Chard)  is a leafy green vegetable  high in vitamins  A, K and C. It is used often in Mediterranean cooking. Jamie and I love Mediterranean cooking and leafy greens which makes this a perfect…

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Brown Spots in Lawn Jul 24, 2012 »

What are treatment options for this disease?

If this is a first time occurence proper irrigation and fertilization should remedy the problem.  If this is a recurring problem then a chemical will need to be applied. 

For the homeowner Ferti-lome Liquid Systemic Fungicide is a good option for treatment.  It will take a couple of applications seperated by 14 days.  Always read the label through and follow directions carefull to safegaurd yourself and the plants your treating.

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