Garden Tips

Brown Patch Disease in your lawn

As we enter into the heat of the summer cool season grasses such as tall fescue and ryegrasses tend to turn brown.  Two reasons come to mind regarding this change. If the lawn is uniformly brown then the grass may simply be going dormant.  If the lawn has irregular brown patches then you may have […]

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Home Brewing & Winemaking

Home Brewing & Winemaking Roxbury Farm & Garden Center has been providing folks in the Fredericksburg area home brewing and winemaking supplies since 1979.  We feature a complete line of equipment and ingredients for beer making and winemaking.  The home brewer and the vintner are sure to find all that is needed to make your own […]

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Holland Bulbs for Fall Planting bring Spring Flowers

 Holland Bulbs for Fall Planting bring Spring Flowers including tulip, daffodil,  hyacinth, crocus, amaryllis & paperwhite are here! Roxbury Farm & Garden Center has been a destination for the Holland flower bulb enthusiast for over 40 years. Roxbury features more than 160 varieties of Holland bulbs.There are many types of Holland bulbs including the main […]

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Controlling Ticks & Fleas in the Lawn

It’s summertime, so we get to enjoy the bar-b-que grill, swimming pools, trips to the beach, and the smell of freshly mown grass.  Along with all of these goodies we also get to fight off ticks, spiders, fleas, snakes, lions, and tigers.  Oh my!  Okay, maybe not lions and tigers, but you get the picture. […]

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Tomato Time

Tomato Time     Regardless of whether you are into formal ornamental gardening or desire just a few planters of petunias on the front porch, there is something magic about a fresh tomato.  In all of my years at “The Mill” few things have rivaled the enthusiasm people seem to have for tomatoes.  Just as homemade […]

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The Magnolias

The mention of a magnolia brings forth visions of fragrant blooms borne on large evergreen trees with huge waxy leaves. Or maybe you hear Billy “Crash” Craddock crooning about “Sweet Magnolia Blossoms” leading you back to days past. The large evergreen form mentioned is the Magnolia grandiflora or “Southern Magnolia” which is an evergreen tree […]

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