How to Choose a Japanese Maple Tree

Are you awed by Japanese Maple trees? Have you come into the garden center to pick one? Did the varieties overwhelm you? Let us make it easier for you by explaining Japanese maple differences. Then, when you come in, you’ll know exactly what you want. The native...
Breathe Easier With Indoor Plants

Breathe Easier With Indoor Plants

You can bring the bright atmosphere of a tropical vacation into your home with indoor plants. An integral part of your home décor, indoor plants not only artistically improve your home, they also cleanse and freshen your indoor air quality. Plants take in carbon...
SCWF Backyard Habitat Challenge

SCWF Backyard Habitat Challenge

Register your yard and we will enter your name into a drawing for a Wing & Things prize bundle April – June 2019 As Lexington and the rest of the Greater Columbia Area develops, we lose precious wildlife habitat, and we don’t get to enjoy certain sights of birds,...
Crape Myrtles

Crape Myrtles

No yard or landscape should be without a crape myrtle, or two, or three or… many! How wonderful to have something that blooms so profusely during that time of year when most other plants are looking tired and worn from the summer heat and drought. The versatility of...
The Dirt on Soils

The Dirt on Soils

How well do you understand your soil? It’s more than just dirt, and the more you learn about soil, the better you’ll be able to care for it to ensure a stunning landscape, healthy lawn and productive garden. Soil is often referred to as the “foundation of life.”  The...
Care of Christmas Greens

Care of Christmas Greens

Fresh cut greens – pine boughs, holly sprigs, mistletoe, magnolia leaves, juniper, etc. – are wonderful for winter and holiday décor, both indoors and out. Extend the life and enjoyment of your fresh greens by following these easy steps: SOAK – Immerse greens in cold...
Poinsettia Trade-In January 5-28

Poinsettia Trade-In January 5-28

  This promotion has ended as we have run out of stock. Bring in your holiday Poinsettia and receive a FREE African Violet, while supplies last.   One free African Violet Per Customer (not per poinsettia) Poinsettia does not have to be purchased from Wingard’s....
Top 10 Ways to Add Curb Appeal to your Home

Top 10 Ways to Add Curb Appeal to your Home

A well-kept home is a joy to behold. Curb appeal is that undefinable something that draws you to a home at a glance. It is a combination of visual charm, good upkeep, and attention to detail. And often will be the thing that makes you the envy of the neighborhood....
Help us Support the SC Audubon Society

Help us Support the SC Audubon Society

Governor’s Mansion Planting Build a Native Plant / Bird Friendly Garden at the Governor’s Mansion in Columbia   Help Audubon SC install bird-friendly habitat with a native plant garden at the Governor’s Mansion Grounds. We nee hands to prep planting...
Tips for Spring Gardening

Tips for Spring Gardening

It happens every year. One day it’s gloomy, bleak, and cold, and the next it’s warm and sunny. With the sunshine, you start thinking about spring gardening, but you didn’t prepare as you should have. What do you do? It’s easy. Spring gardening can be a fun and...