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 ...
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...

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...
For the Love of Fairy Gardens

For the Love of Fairy Gardens

We all crave a little make believe in our lives and there’s no better way than to create a fairy garden. Starting with just a large container you can create a magical miniature garden that will enchant your family for years. “Hand in hand with fairy grace will we sing...
Become a Winter Bird Watcher

Become a Winter Bird Watcher

Nothing is more beautiful than looking out your window to see the bright red of a cardinal or the lovely colors of a blue jay perched on a bare winter branch. Bird watching in the winter is an amazing experience, and even the chatter of a chickadee can bring a smile...
Attracting Purple Martins to Your Yard

Attracting Purple Martins to Your Yard

Central South Carolina and especially Lake Murray is known to be a favorite nesting spot for the beautiful and graceful Purple Martin. Preferring to have a water source nearby (swimming pools, ponds, lakes) they are not your typical backyard bird. Members of the...
Poinsettia Trade-In ends January 28

Poinsettia Trade-In ends January 28

  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. Any Poinsettia is acceptable,...