A Different Spring

It seems as though our world is changing hourly these days. At Madras Garden Depot we hope to be able to help with one of the more stable activities in our world – gardening!  For our customer and employee safety, we are taking extra precautions, including social distancing and surface and hand sanitation. We know…

Dog days? Woof, let’s make Hypertufa!

Hi there succulent & alpine gardening fans! Come join the gang at Madras Garden Depot for our 6th annual August Hypertufa container classes. You have 2 dates to choose from, Saturday, August 4th (I) and Saturday August 11th (II) from 10am-1:30pm.  Each participant in the class will make up to 3 hypertufa rock-like projects, which…

The Land of Awakening

 “Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.”  Lewis Grizzard   Being a good gardener, but a wretched typist, I make doubly sure that each of my cold fingers carefully touches my keyboard so I don’t have to go back and make (yet another) correction…yes, it’s very, very cold out, but…

Welcome back to green, (aka spring!)

On Tuesday March 1st we will re-open for the season, yay! It has been a very mild winter compared to 2014-15 and all of our plants are pushing new growth, some, like our hybrid (safe) Butterfly Bushes even getting a bit carried away with themselves so they’ll have to have a date with our pruners…