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Let the Spring Season Begin!

I had to laugh when I read the article in the Gazette that an Ohio prosecutor has light-heartedly filed charges against the famous Pennsylvania groundhog who fraudulently "predicted" an early spring.  The article goes on to say that the groundhog actually had it right but it was the handler's fault for misinterpreting.  So it sounds like the groundhog may escape the charges afterall.  (Gazette, Tuesday, March 26th p. A9)


Spring is starting at Wenke Greenhouses!  The store is now open from 8-4 Monday to Friday.  We have some early spring annuals for color, fresh herbs & your first vegetable starter plants.  Learn about Senetti, one of my favorite plants, in the article below. 


Quick Classes begin Thursday, April 11th at 6 PM.  Learn about spring maintenance & dividing perennials.  Join us for a tour of our production greenhouse located at 2525 North 30th, Kalamazoo on Saturday, April 13th from 9-10:30.  Plant enthusiasts, spouses, children and friends are all welcome.  We'll walk you through the process from starting the seed to transplant to finish.  Register by calling the store at 269-388-2266 or at www.wenkegreenhouses.com


We're really looking forward to seeing everyone again soon. 


Lisa Ambrosio


Wenke Greenhouses


Where the Earth Laughs in Flowers!


Cool Weather Vegetables

Start Now Planting that Vegetable Garden!


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Senetti - It's Sure to Make You Smile

We introduced Senetti last year and it has quickly become one of our favorite flowers! A real cool weather Suprerstar. Amazing color! Senetti loves the cool temperatures and blooms like crazy until the warm weather sets in for good.  If you're looking for some color in a container garden, this is the plant to try. 


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Greenhouse Tour Saturday, April 13th

Did you ever wonder how we produce these beautiful flowers that you enjoy?  We're inviting you to join us for a tour on Saturday, April 13th from 9-10:30.  We'll show you how we germinate the seed, how we transplant to the growing container, the facilities for growing and more.  Everyone is welcome including families, spouses and friends.  Please let us know you're coming by registering at www.wenkegreenhouses.com or by calling 269-388-2266.  The tour is at our production greenhouse located at 2525 North 30th Street, Kalamazoo.   

 


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Ultimate Tomatoes

The fresh and delicious tast of fresh tomatoes in the summer is what makes summer great!  We have 9 tips for growing the Ultimate Tomatoes this summer. 


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Kalamazoo In Bloom Planting Days

Kalamazoo In Bloom plants the flowers and cares for them all summer at Bronson Park and several other locations.  It's a great community organization that really makes our city look good.  They are asking for people to help with the planting:

  • Tuesday, May 15th and Thursday, May 17 at 8 AM is peackock planting at Bronson Park
  • Wednesday, May 16 at 9 AM is Canoe planting day at Library Lane
  • Friday, May 17 at 8:30 is Planting Day Portage (Library Lane)
  • Thursday, May 23 at 9 AM is Planting Day in Bronson Park

If you're interested in helping, contact them at 269-381-2977 ext 3320 or on their website www.kalamazooinbloom.org

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