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African Violets 101

African Violets 101

In beautiful shades of purple, pink and white, the continuous blooms of African violets will add bursts of color to your windowsill for years to come. Many gardeners shy away from these little indoor tropical plants, but we’re here to tell you there is no need. With a...
The Scoop on Bird Feeders

The Scoop on Bird Feeders

Bird feeders offer the best way to turn your own backyard into a mini oasis for the wild birds in your area. They’re usually filled with a variety of seeds to suit the different species of our feathered friends. The most popular types of seed include millet,...
Wingard’s Market is a 2017 Best Birding Retailer Award Winner

Wingard’s Market is a 2017 Best Birding Retailer Award Winner

Steinhauser, Wing’s and Things Manager at Wingard’s Market in Lexington, SC was selected as the “2017 Best Birding Retailer” at the2017 Wild Bird Expo. Wingard’s Market, Wings & Things Department of Lexington, South Carolina was named a Best Birding Retailer...
Garden Centers of America Awards Wingard’s Silver Award

Garden Centers of America Awards Wingard’s Silver Award

It’s official – We have one of the best bathrooms! Seventh Annual GCA Best Bathroom Awards Highlight Four IGC Winners Until recently, customers of Wingard’s Market used the original bathroom in the 100-year-old Wingard residence, which has served as the...
2017 Young Retailer of the Year, Andrea Snelgrove

2017 Young Retailer of the Year, Andrea Snelgrove

Snelgrove, Gift Shop and Merchandising Manager at Wingard’s Market in Lexington, SC was selected as this year’s recipient of the prestigious award; “Young Retailer of the Year,”  presented by Green Profit/Dümmen Orange on July 17, 2017, at the...
Why are my leaves turning yellow?

Why are my leaves turning yellow?

Whether you garden indoors or out, a successful gardener needs to learn how to read plants. It’s important for us to be able to understand the language of a plant and they make it easy for us to know when they’re feeling a bit under the weather.  Both  houseplants and...
Embrace the Shade in your SC Garden

Embrace the Shade in your SC Garden

Shade Gardening Made Easy Unless you’ve lived in the Midlands in July and August there’s no way to describe “hot” other than blistering, all day, bake in the sun heat! As South Carolinians, we’re always on the lookout for a lush, shady hideaway in our gardens. Here at...
Million Pollinator Garden Challenge

Million Pollinator Garden Challenge

Everyone can answer this call to action to preserve and create gardens and landscapes that help revive the health of bees, butterflies, birds, bats and other pollinators across the country. We will move millions of individuals, kids, and families outdoors and make a...
Invite Native Plants to Your Garden

Invite Native Plants to Your Garden

Gardening in the Midlands can be a challenge at times.  We deal with scorching heat, sandy soil, drought-like conditions and do we need to say more about the no-see-ums? However, we have one of the longest growing seasons in the country and have an array of beautiful...

Celebrating 50 Years at Wingard’s

Blending old-fashioned, Southern charm with all the nuance of a state of the art garden market. Produced by Cinema Couture Delores and I are delighted to be the stewards of Judson & Margie’s vision for Wingard’s Nursery, now Wingard’s Market. ...