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Serving Topeka & Northeast Kansas Since 1936
If you haven't visited us in person, this is your invitation to do so. Our State-of-the-Art Garden Center & Nursery in Topeka on 33+ acres is your one stop shopping headquarters.

Tree Sale
All Trees 25-60% Off
Hundreds of Beautiful Trees to Choose From
(Includes regular priced trees - While Supply Lasts - Cash & Carry Only))

Cleveland Select
or Redspire Flowering Pear

2" Caliper
$129.99 (
Reg, $299.99)

All Shrubs, Perennials, Evergreens, Ornamental Grasses and Roses
(Includes regular priced plants - While Supply Lasts - Cash & Carry Only))

50-80% Off

Sun Valley Maple
2" Caliper (12-14')
$139.99 or 2/$240.00
Reg. $329.99)

Open Monday - Saturday 9:00 - 5:30
Still a Great Time To Plant

This is a great time to update your landscape plans, and our professional design staff can turn your lawn and landscape into a showplace.

Why Waste Time Shopping Hardware, Lumber Store and Other Parking Lots,
We have The Highest Quality, Affordable Plants,

Time To Apply Fertilizer - Call for Details & Specials

Christmas Holiday Open House - November 17th & 18th


Choose from thousands of the highest quality trees, shrubs, flowers, ornamental grasses and evergreens. Shop inside on those rainy days in our over 12000 sq. ft. of Greenhouse space.
You'll find thousands of annuals, perennials and shrubs waiting for you.
Come see for yourself and compare the quality of our merchandise.

We have the friendly professional staff to help with all your lawn and garden needs

You can buy plants many places, but one stop is all it will take to convince you why you should join our "family" of satisfied clients.

Ask About our 5 YEAR GUARANTEE on Trees & Shrubs
and our 3 YEAR GUARANTEE on Perennials.

Anyone can claim quality and satisfied customers, but we want you to stop by and see for yourself why our family of clients say

"Buy The Best ! You can Afford it At Blackburn's."
"If you can't find what you want, you're not looking".

Come out & see the new arrivals of decorations and gifts
We have holiday,everyday and seasonal gifts for everyone on your list. All your KU, KSU, Collegiate, Armed Forces and more.We also have a terrific Selection of Stained Glass sun catchers, Candle burners, and Beanpod soy candles.
Check out the new wind chimes, statuary, fountains, patio furniture and collegiate wind vanes & clocks You'll also enjoy shopping our outdoor collection of benches, Bistro sets and more.

Weed Control in Flower Beds

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The colorful flower bed is often the focal point of the landscape requiring high labor input for weed control. Minimal design changes (i.e. grouping plant species) can be incorporated which reduce maintenance dramatically. Weeds can be controlled by hand pulling, hoeing, or herbicides. When a large variety of flowers, or relatively uncommon flowers are used, weed management with herbicides can be limited. This details the herbicides that are most widely available for managing weeds in existing flower beds.

Some herbicides can be used for weed control in existing flower beds. The following table lists some of the most widely adapted herbicides used on established flowers for weed control. Selecting flowers for the bed based on available herbicides can reduce maintenance costs.

Use Labeled on these plants

PREEMERGENCE (Before weed germination)

DCPA Ageratum, alyssum, aster, bellflower, (Dacthal and bleedingheart, bugloss, candytuft chrysanthemum, many other cinquefoil, coleus, columbine, coreopsis, cosmos, products) dahlia, delphinium, evening primrose, forget-me- not, foxglove, geranium, gladiolus, golddust, hydrangea, iris, lantana, larkspur, lily, lupine, marigold, morningglory, nasturtium, peony, petunia, poker plant, sage, snapdragon, stonecrop, strawflower, sunflower, sweet pea, violet, yarrow, zinnia.

Trifluralin Yarrow,ageratum, alyssum, arctotis, aster,balsam, (Treflan, calendula, California poppy, calliopsis, plus other carnation, centaurea, chrysanthemum, cosmos, products) dahlia, dianthus, dimortheca, forget-me-not, four o'clock, gaillardia, gladiolus, lobelia, lupine, marigold, morningglory, nasturtium, nicotiana, periwinkle, petunia, phlox, portulaca, rudbeckia, salvia, scabiosa, shasta daisy, snapdragon, stock, snow on the mountain, sunflower, sweet pea, sweet William, zinnia.

POSTEMERGENCE (After the grassy weeds are growing)

Fluaziflop 2000 Bellflower, candytuft, coleus, common yarrow, (Fusilade, crown vetch, daylily, dusty miller, ivy, gardenia Ornamec, (dwarf) gay feather, geranium, gladiolus, gold Grass-B-Gon) drop, hen-and-chickens, hollyhock, liriope, marigold, ornamental strawberry, periwinkle, portulaca, potentilla, primrose beauty, red fountain grass, rose, salvia, santolina, sedum, shasta daisy, snapdragon, statice, sweet William, variegated hos.

Sethoxydim Begonia chrysanthemum, coleus, geranium (Poast) gladiolus, impatiens, iris, maiden pink, marigold, periwinkle, petunia, snapdragon, sweet William, zinnia.

With the above listed products, grasses can be readily controlled and some annual broadleaves can selectively be controlled in flowers. Check current specialty product label for timing of applications on each product. Several other herbicides are available for use on a limited number of flowers. In addition, glyphosate containing products are readily available for use around landscape situations.

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Now is a great time to Landscape and Plant while everything is on sale!

Now is a great time to Landscape and Plant while everything is on sale!

Annuals: Up to 60% Off
1 Flat...$9.99

Buy 3 Perennials
Get 1 Free

Get 30% OFF
Buy 20 Get
40% OFF

Nursery Stock 20-60% off Regular price

Lots of unadvertised specials
Call for Details
All discounts based on Regular Price

Lots of unadvertised specials
Call for Details
All discounts based on Regular Price

4100 SW 40th St. Topeka, Kansas, 66610   |    (785) 272-2707
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