They say that April showers bring May flowers, but in truth, the blossoms emerging en masse during spring just needed time to recover from the stress of filing their income taxes. Celebrate the hard work and contributions of plant brethren with today's deal: for $25, you get $50 worth of plants at Banting's Nursery in Bridge City. This Groupon expires September 10, 2011.
With more than 50 years in the business under its belt, Banting's Nursery continually colludes with Mother Nature to smuggle extra oxygen into the air with an array of fresh plants. Twig and vine enthusiasts looking to foray into gardening will delight in exploring a wide selection of adoptable flora, from citrus trees and tomato plants to colorful flowers. The shop's knowledgeable shrubologists can explain the sunlight preferences and water lifestyle choices of beauties ranging from the tropical hibiscus ($12.95 for a 3-gal.) to the plumbago ($5.95 for a 1-gal.). Three gallons' worth of knockout roses ($19.95) double as a flying-fisted home security system, and the fragrant, pale-petaled frost-proof gardenia rolls its eyes blithely at winter's advances ($14.95 for a 3-gal.).
Although not included with today's Groupon, proud new plant parents can peruse a wide selection of garden swag, from pots and potting soil to fertilizers and mulch. After browsing Banting's blog, growers will pick up new tips for coaxing shy gardens to unleash their lushness and finally come out to karaoke night.
3425 River Rd.
Bridge City, Louisiana 70094