Pike Nurseries offers tips for planting modern-day victory gardens.

By Pike Nurseries March 23, 2020
Local gardening experts help residents create garden-to-table projects; now offering delivery and curbside pickup

With changes in the daily lives of our communities, Pike Nurseries is helping residents learn and prep to plant their own edible gardens. These modern-day victory gardens are a practical way to grow a tasty harvest that will benefit the whole household while helping provide camaraderie and comfort at home. A healthy recreation for all ages, gardening offers fresh air and exercise, relieves stress and provides fruitful results. Vegetables, fruits and herb gardens can be seasonal and self-sufficient – and there’s nothing better than homegrown!

Edible gardens grow plentiful produce in any space, including backyards, window boxes, containers and more – with spring produce, such as strawberries and tomatoes, ideally receiving six or more hours of direct sunlight every day. The experts also recommend working edibles around existing flowers and shrubs. With an abundance of produce, gardeners can share the fruits of their labor with family, friends, and neighbors -- or donate harvests to local nonprofit organizations.

In an effort to keep customers safe, all Pike Nurseries locations are now exclusively offering delivery and curbside pick-up. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Customers can complete an online form or call a local store (list below) to order, and a Pike Nurseries employee-owner will return the call to personally consult on the request and finalize the order.

The Pike Nurseries’ pros are available to guide newcomers and experts alike through planting and harvesting colorful garden staples. To help emerging green thumbs, Pike Nurseries has also outlined a few simple Do-It-Yourself projects:

Scrumptious Strawberries – Now is the perfect time to plant this beloved berry! Strawberries are nutrient-packed superfruits known to help fight against the disease.
Tomato Time – Pike Nurseries dishes on how to pick the perfect type of tomato for a juicy harvest this season.

Salsa Garden – Gardeners can plant a veggie bed with tomatoes, peppers, onions, chives, and cilantro. Different types of produce will determine the texture, color, and spiciness of the salsa.
Pizza Garden – Parents and children alike will love planting ingredients for their favorite food – pizza! Kids can help plant, water, and harvest flavorful herbs for an extra rewarding pizza night.

Deemed an “essential business” by local and state governments, Pike Nurseries is proud to sell edible plants, along with the tools and supplies needed to cultivate personal gardens. Pike Nurseries recognizes that garden centers are key components within local communities, and the company is committed to ensuring the best selection of sustainable food sources, along with knowledgeable horticultural expertise, while practicing safety first. All stores are following the safety guidelines and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization, as well as federal and state officials. For more information and advice, visit Pike Nurseries.

Pike Nursery, Buckhead
4020 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30342
Phone: 404-843-9578

Pike Nurseries, Acworth
3602 Cobb Parkway
Acworth, Georgia 30101
Phone: 678-574-5868

Pike Nurseries, Milton
3155 Bethany Bend
Milton, Georgia 30004
Phone: 678-433-9060

Pike Nurseries, Cumming
6050 Bethelview Road
Cumming, Georgia 30040
Phone: 770-205-1737

Pike Nurseries, East Cobb
2900 Johnson Ferry Road
Marietta, Georgia 30062
Phone: 770-640-6468

Pike Nurseries, Suwanee
1105 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
Suwanee, Georgia 30024
Phone: 770-271-5433

Pike Nurseries, Toco Hills
2101 LaVista Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30329
Phone: 404-634-8604

Pike Nurseries, Marietta
1875 Roswell Road
Marietta, Georgia 30062
Phone: 770-977-3040

Pike Nurseries, Johns Creek
5795 State Bridge Road
Alpharetta, Georgia 30022
Phone: 770-813-5050

Pike Nurseries, Lindbergh
2410 Camellia Lane NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30324
Phone: 404-869-2875

Pike Nurseries, West Cobb
3431 Barrett Parkway, NW
Marietta, Georgia 30064
Phone: 770-423-1650

Pike Nurseries, Towne Lake
2475 Towne Lake Parkway
Woodstock, Georgia 30189
Phone: 770-926-3252

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Please view other Pike Nurseries articles: Online Advice with Kid’s Corner, Stressless, plant more: Pike reveals top benefits of gardening, Juicy tips for tasty tomatoes, Garden-to-Grill tips, Personalized Container Gardens, Healthier Landscape, Heat-Loving Plants for Summer,  Garden-Themed LearningHottest Pet-Safe Houseplants, Picking the Perfect Pumpkinand Top essentials for a colorful spring garden.

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