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Purple Heucheras

When I think of ideal plants for a lovely shade garden, I immediately think of ferns and heucheras. They offer a form of motion and texture in the garden, that cannot be achieved otherwise.

Honeynut Squash

Al's Grower's Choice brings you select varieties of plants that have been chosen for their taste, hardiness and bloom. They are unique, hand picked plants and vegetables that our growers believe work best in our climate and terrains.

Several Flowering Cherry trees in bloom at Al's Garden & Home's storefront entrance

Flowering cherry trees are the showiest way to let us know that spring is finally here! Of course, Magnolias and Red Currants can be a real eye-catcher as well. Now is the best time to shop for flowering shrubs and trees. Here are a few more of Al's favorites.

Blooming Forsythia Trees

Nothing says springtime more than rounding the bend and catching a glimpse of beautiful flowering trees in full bloom.  Whether it's Forsythia that announces that spring is here, or one of our other favorites, now is the time to add these beauties to your garden.

Getting ready to plant primroses

There's plenty to be done in the garden this time of year, so don't let "a little" rain distract you from your ultimate mission.  Be it a plentiful vegetable garden, a beautiful lawn, sweet fruit or an eye pleasing landscape, a little preparation now will pay off big when the sun finally decides to shine.

Jersey Knight Asparagus

Al's Grower's Choice brings you select varieties of plants that have been chosen for their taste, hardiness and bloom. They are unique, hand picked plants and vegetables that our growers believe work best in our climate and terrains.

Frostkiss Hellebores in bloom

Al's Grower's Choice brings you select varieties of plants that have been chosen for their taste, hardiness and bloom. They are unique, hand picked plants and vegetables that our growers believe work best in our climate and terrains.

Violet's Pride Rose blooms

If you are looking for a particular variety of rose, now is the time to shop. We have our best selection available early in the season, long before you'll enjoy their beautiful blooms. Very popular are the Downton Abbey series of roses, named for the characters in the hit TV show.

Bare Root Fruit Trees

February is one of the best times to plant bare root fruit trees, but why bare root?  Bare root fruit trees give you the advantage of seeing your root structure and health.  In addition, they are easier to transport because they are lighter and can more easily be lifted into position.

Hellebore Blooms in the Snow

Are you worried about your plants during these dramatic swings in temperature?  Start by understanding the difference between Cold Damage and Drought Damage.