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Main Line Gardens
376 Paoli Pike, Malvern, PA 19355
Phone: 610-644-2300

Heather's Helpful Hint

Preventing Weeds
April 04, 2013

April is the month to get your spring and summer gardening off to a good start. Probably one of the most over-looked and dreaded tasks is weeding. Do not neglect to take the time to accomplish this before weeds have a chance to flower and go to seed. Then they really become a nuisance because once the weeds go to seed you can be fighting that weed seed for years to come. It is not unusual for some types of weeds to produce up to ten thousand or more seeds per plant. 

Most weeds can simply be pulled or cultivated out of the garden and this is the best time to do that as the ground is soft and damp. Other weeds are more persistent and you may need to use an herbicide of some kind to effectively eradicate them. Applying a pre-emergent in the early spring will go a very long way in preventing a serious problem later on as the temperatures warm and weed seeds germinate. An expert in our garden department will advise you of the best products and methods to use now, so that you can enjoy your garden later.

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Read about Main Line Gardens acquiring Waterloo Gardens!

Main Line Gardens is a family-owned business that was established in 1981. More than just a full service garden center and nursery for professional landscaping and hardscaping, Main Line Gardens is an architect of beautiful, functional outdoor living spaces that provide a lifetime of enjoyment. The company's first priority and foremost goal is establishing long-term relationships with its customers by offering exceptional service and the highest quality products. This philosophy has defined its success for over 25 years and will continue for decades to follow. Main Line Gardens' experienced and professional staff takes customers all the way from design through installation, involving them every step of the way in the creation of their own outdoor landscaping paradise. Customers can choose from a full selection of plants, trees, shrubs, mulch and stones from the onsite full service nursery.

Please note that Main Line Gardens is not able to honor Waterloo Gardens gift cards/certificates, item exchanges or returns, broken or damaged items, etc. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.