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Herb gardens are easy to start and have a lot of benefits. They have become very popular among young green thumb gardeners for their ease, as they are a lot easier to keep alive than most house plants. As long as they are in a sunny location, they will thrive. Herb gardens need about four hours of sunlight a day. Once the plants are ready to harvest, simply cut off 1/3 of the branches when the plant reaches 6-8” tall. The closer you cut to a leaf intersection, the faster the plants will regrow.

Herb gardens are not only great to grow for your food, but they also have a lot of medicinal purposes. Having herbs growing right in your house make it easier when you need a spice for dinner to just grab some from your garden. Another great herb garden idea is to start growing one in your kitchen if you don’t have any backyard space to grow one.

Grow fresh, fragrant herbs for cooking with the help of the professional staff at Jolly Lane Greenhouse. From indoor container herb gardens to window boxes or outdoor herb gardens, we can help you create a living spice rack with fresh herbs like basil, cilantro, dill, lavender, and sage. Need some more herb garden ideas? We’d be happy to help you cultivate your own herb garden and start growing herbs for your food.


Hail Protection for Your Garden

Living in the Black Hills during the summertime brings the chance of the infamous summer hail storms. The hail, big or small, can cause damage to vehicles, gardens, and much more. The damage from hail can get costly, so hail protection is definitely important. How do you protect the beautiful garden that you have put so much work into?

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Spring Landscaping and Planting Prep

Spring has officially sprung at Jolly Lane Greenhouse. The warmer weather and increase in sunshine means that it is time to start thinking about spring planting. This is the ideal time of the year for landscaping prep and planning which flowers or plants you want for your garden this year.

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Tips for Springtime Outdoor Planting

With spring just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what plants to put in your flower gardens this year. At Jolly Lane Greenhouse, we understand that it can be a process picking out the plants and figuring out where they should go. There are many factors that go into planting outdoor flowers. Here are just a few tips to help you figure out the plants you should be planting this spring to best meet your gardening needs in the long run.

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Proper tree protection against rodents and deer

Young trees are very tender and take a certain amount of care and attention to ensure that they last and live a long, healthy life. Tree protection and proper tree care are important when first planting a tree to not...

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Helpful Indoor House Plants

While the snow flies outside and the temperatures plummet, it's easy to forget that now is still a good time to exercise your green thumb. Indoor house plants are usually easy to care for, especially low light indoor plants...

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Poinsettia plant care tips

Poinsettia plants are a staple in the Christmas holidays and look beautiful in any home or office decorations. With a variety of colors to choose from, there is a color to fit into any decoration color scheme. Taking care of...

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Winterization and rose bush care tips

Winter is coming, and with it means it's time to start performing some winterization maintenance to things like your garden and rose bushes. Proper rose bush care is crucial to ensure that they survive the harsh winter temperatures that...

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Curb Appeal

Maximize the visual impact of your home and create a curb appeal with landscape design from Jolly Lane Greenhouse. Even though the planting season might still be a ways off, you may have a new home to landscape or an...

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Garden Warfare with Companion Plants

With warm summer temps comes the insect army to invade your pride and joy — your garden. Once they're upon you, ridding flowers and veggies of insects can be tricky. Instead of waiting for the onslaught, try a proactive approach...

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Building a Water Garden

Since spring has officially sprung, have you gotten in the gardening mood? It is an easy bug to catch especially with the warmer temperatures and sunny skies! Do you need a need gardening idea this season to liven up your...

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Organic Lawn Care Tips from your Rapid City Nursery

Spring has finally sprung, and how many feel like their lawns are just not the stunning green they want? One way to get your lawn looking lush for the spring season is through organic lawn care. While organic lawn care...

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Winter Landscaping Tips from Your Rapid City Nursery

Just because it is the winter does not mean you do not need to maintain your lawn or landscaping. Many have the false impression that just because of the cold weather and nothing to plant, that there are no landscaping...

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Christmas Tree Care Tips

It sure is the most wonderful time of the year, but no Christmas is complete without a Christmas tree! At our Rapid City greenhouse, we have a large selection of trees — small, big, or even flocked in different colors. So...

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Eco-friendly Kitchen

At Jolly Lane Greenhouse we understand the importance of a healthy planet and sustainable living, and it all starts with you. You can do many things in your own home to lessen the impact you and your family have on...

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Composting Tips for Beginners

Composting occurs naturally in the eco-system, and man-made compost is an excellent way for you to utilize your organic waste to the max. Egg shells, dead plants, old leather gloves, sawdust — most things can actually turn into rich, nutrient filled...

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Composting Basics

Yard trimmings and food residuals combined make up 27% of the US municipal solid waste. That's a lot of waste that can be used in good measures. Creating a useful product from organic waste offers benefits of resource efficiency. Adding compost...

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Using Leaf Bags to Compost in the Fall

You've been raking, raking, relentlessly raking, and now you're not so sure what to do with all of those bags of leaves piling up in your garage. If you're thinking of sending them to the landfill, Jolly...

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Your Guide to Landscaping with Deer Resistant Plants

As gardeners, we all know what it's like to feel protective of our plants. For that matter, we all share a desire for keeping animals out of the garden bed. In the Black Hills region of western South Dakota...

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Tips for Starting Seeds Indoors

Winter seed sowing gives you a jump start on the growing season! Starting seeds indoors while it's still cold and snowy outside starts with dusting off your gardening gloves and getting a little dirty as you prepare your seeds...

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Annuals

Summer annual plants can add beauty to your landscape designs. Choose from thousands of plants such as shade flowering annuals at Jolly Lane Greenhouse.

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Fruits

Jolly Lane Greenhouse is your one-stop for a fruit tree to help add beauty and function to your landscape design and produce home grown fruit.

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Hanging Baskets

Choose form colorful hanging flower baskets and hanging planters designed by experts at Jolly Lane Greenhouse, or mix and match containers to create your own.

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Herbs

Get all of your herb garden ideas at Jolly Lane Greenhouse, as well as all of the supplies and advice needed for your herb gardens.

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Vegetables

The experts at Jolly Lane Greenhouse can help you with all of your vegetable garden plans and get your vegetable gardening started properly.

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Jolly Lane Greenhouse
2962 Jolly Lane
Rapid City, SD 57703
1.605.393.1700
1-800-658-3370