Expert Advice

Thank you for visiting the Gasper Home & Garden Showplace’s Expert Advice and Gardening Tips section of our website. Our seasoned gardening and landscape maintenance experts have compiled this collection of helpful information for the do-it-yourself garden, lawn and landscape enthusiast. We are constantly striving to add more helpful information to this page, however if you don’t see something pertaining to the topic you are interested in, our experts are always available to speak with you at our garden center.


Vegetable Gardening Tips

We all seem to be trying to eat healthier, more organically and fresher. Nothing achieves that purpose better than your own home vegetable garden and doubly good if it’s totally organic. The home garden when properly Continue Reading.


Using Soil Amendments

Whether you are planting your latest plant find from the nursery or just preparing your beds for mulching, you should amend your soil with a good soil amendment. If you ask the average homeowner, they will Continue Reading.


Raised Garden Beds

With the trend toward fresh and natural fruit and vegetables, there is nothing fresher or more satisfying than “grow your own.” Raised beds are great for growing small fruits and vegetables. They keep less weeds from Continue Reading.


Pottery Care Instructions

Does Frost- Resistant mean Frost or Winter-Proof? The short answer is NO.  When thinking about the best way to winterize planters, there’s one thing everyone should realize: When freezing water expands, it expands with a force Continue Reading.