Stories tagged with: Wilson's Garden Center

December 1, 2013 - 7:35pm
38 weeks 4 days ago

Picking a Christmas tree can be tough, but one local garden center is giving the public some advice on how it's done.

Nursery Associate at Wilson's Garden Center, Katrina Pendrey says that fresh trees have an amazing fragrance and a beautiful appearance, but there are a few things to look out for before purchasing one for your home.

"Every time you buy one always have them make a fresh cut at the bottom because then it will take up the water when you put it in your sand and...

November 30, 2013 - 6:03pm
38 weeks 5 days ago

It was lights, camera, action for a few area pets on Saturday that had a chance to take holiday photos with Santa.

For the 11th year, the Angels Paws organization hosted their annual Santa Paws event at the Wilson's Garden Center. Angel Paws is a non profit that provides assistance and therapy animals to healthcare facilities and children. Proceeds from the photo shoot will aid those programs.

"Most of it will go towards volunteer development," said...

June 9, 2012 - 5:44pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

Wilson's Garden Center is hosting it's own breast cancer awareness event.

This weekend is the second year for the "Pink Day Celebration" in honor of people who have struggled with breast cancer. Survivor Katrina Prendrey, also known as "Miss Pinky", was on hand to advise women about breast cancer awareness.

"I am tickled pink to be here today and I wish everyone else was here, you should come out and see us, it's of course for the awareness of breast...

April 14, 2012 - 5:51pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

New and veteran gardeners had their questions answered Saturday afternoon...

Wilson's Garden Center in Licking County is holding its third annual open house this weekend. Saturday featured a workshop on Square Foot Gardening, something that's growing in popularity.

"It has been going on for a few years, but as more and more people try to grow more of their own produce, it's an easy, fairly inexpensive way for people to grow everything in their own backyard," said...

April 11, 2012 - 4:05pm
2 years 20 weeks ago

If you're concerned about your plants because of the inconsistent weather, one area business can help...

Wilson's Garden Center, located near the big Longaberger basket building in Licking County, is hosting its third annual open house this Saturday and Sunday. Horticulturist Shelli Berry-McDaniel said the wacky weather is bringing people to the center with plenty of questions.

"Because everybody was really, you know, gung-ho on planting. It was so nice for so many days. But...

June 12, 2011 - 5:08pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

A Newark business is doing its part to help raise awareness of Breast Cancer...
 

In honor of those who have struggled with the illness, Wilson's Garden Center in Newark held their first ever 'Pink Day.' The goal was to raise awareness and encourage women to get mammograms regularly. It hits home for the owner of Wilson's who lost two family members to the disease.
 

"Well, Breast Cancer is near and dear to a lot of people's hearts," says Wilson's...

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