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Beneficial Nematodes

Beneficial Nematodes (BN) attack more than 230 kinds of soil dwelling and wood boring pests, such as flea larvae, white grubs, cutworms, fungus gnat larvae, fire ants and many more! Nematodes are microscopic worms that live in the soil and attack these pests. Nematodes are safe for children, pets, and all plants. They are not to be… Read moreBeneficial Nematodes

Ant Control Products

There are multiple ways to treat for ants.  The following is a basic list of treatments. Please contact a Garden Seventeen associate with any detailed questions about your situation! I Must Garden Ant Control This spray uses all-natural ingredients such as soybean oil, garlic, molasses, and mint oil to repel and kill ants. The formula… Read moreAnt Control Products

Our Best Of Austin 2022 Nomination Suggestions

Hey friends! It’s that time of year again when Austin Monthly Magazine accepts nominations for their Best Of Austin poll! We would love it if you nominated Garden Seventeen for best Plant & Gardening Shop! If you need ideas for nominations for other categories, we have made a list of our suggestions below! You can… Read moreOur Best Of Austin 2022 Nomination Suggestions

Garden Seventeen & Queer Eye

We have exciting news! Garden Seventeen, along with our sister company Native Edge Landscape, were featured in the newest season of Queer Eye on Netflix! You can catch us on season 6 episode 6 titled "Community Allied". We provided plants, pots, and fountains for the hero's space and her clinic, while the team over at Native Edge did all the hard work in transforming Dr. Jereka Thomas's space

How To Create A Micro Climate

Many of us have plants in large pottery outdoors that are unable to be move indoors over the winter. There are a few steps you can take to winterize your potted plants, without leaving them to fend for themselves! Here are some ideas to get them through to spring: Create a Microclimate: A microclimate is… Read moreHow To Create A Micro Climate

Holiday Plant & Christmas Tree Care Guide

The holidays bring cooler weather and new varieties of plants! We encourage you to use this guide to help you take care of Poinsettias, Cyclamen, Christmas Cactus, Norfolk Island Pines, and Christmas Trees. We want you to get the most out of your plants and be as successful as you possibly can be. If you… Read moreHoliday Plant & Christmas Tree Care Guide

Fall in Austin: Time To Plant & Winterize!

Plant Those Perennials! With the cooler weather comes the perfect time to plant trees, shrubs, clumping grasses and cold tolerant perennials. Spring planting is great too, but why not let your plants get a jump start on their root systems during the colder months?  Due to our (mostly) mild winters, most outdoor plants here in… Read moreFall in Austin: Time To Plant & Winterize!

Bulb Growing Guide

In this guide we will be going over the basics of growing bulbs, water forcing bulbs, proper planting times, and more! For answers to specific questions, speak with a Garden Seventeen sales associate today! Check out our available bulbs by clicking here How to Grow Spring Blooming Bulbs Most (if not all bulbs) need a… Read moreBulb Growing Guide

Tropicals: Pet Friendly, Low Light, Air Purifiers

Pet Friendly Options Many of us plant parents are also parents to a pet or two. Here is a short list of plants we commonly stock that are safe for plants: African violets Air Plants Bromeliads Spider Plants Calathea Echeveria Hoya Most Ferns Most indoor tropical Palms Prayer Plant Swedish Ivy Here’s a link to… Read moreTropicals: Pet Friendly, Low Light, Air Purifiers

Tropicals: Bright Indirect Light, Proper Watering, Potting, & Propagation

This is a basic guide for those who love houseplants, and want to be a better plant parent. We will cover repotting, feeding, watering, and more so that you can feel better about caring for your new plants! Bright Indirect Light We all have heard the term, but what does bright indirect light really mean?… Read moreTropicals: Bright Indirect Light, Proper Watering, Potting, & Propagation