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

  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, regardless of...
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...
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 2018 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,...
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...
How to Spot Cold Weather Damage on Your Plants

How to Spot Cold Weather Damage on Your Plants

Are your outside plants looking a little sad?  Don’t give up hope on them just yet!  We have a list of tips and ideas to guide you through taking care of those plants that have been damaged by the cold snap we’ve experienced.  Typically, temperatures falling below...
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,...