Peanut Butter Surprise Muffins

Wallace's garden center peanut butter surprise muffins

Try our peanut butter muffins with a twist, find the surprise inside!   INGREDIENTS: 1 1/4 cups creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup light brown sugar firmly packed 1/2 cup vegetable or canola oil 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 cup buttermilk 2 cups flour 1 Tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon…

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Cherry Chicken Salad

Cherry Chicken Salad wallaces garden center

Cherries are still in season! This dressing is great on most green salads.   INGREDIENTS FOR THE DRESSING: 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper   INGREDIENTS FOR THE SALAD: 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup panko (Japanese…

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The Ultimate Fall Porch Pot

Fall porch planter with pansies and swedish ivy Wallace's garden center

Celebrate the changing season with these ideas for your fall front porch planters.   Give your front porch new life in the fall months with these colorful autumn-inspired planter ideas. It’s time to get creative, have fun, and add some bold color and texture to your front porch. Celebrate the change in season by following…

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Apple Dapple Cake

apple dapple cake Wallace's garden center

A delicious caramel apple cake that’s beyond easy to bake! INGREDIENTS FOR THE CAKE BATTER: 3/4 Cup Flour 1 tsp Baking Soda 1 tsp Salt 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon 1/2 tsp Nutmeg 1 1/4 cup Vegetable Oil 1 Cup White Sugar 3/4 Cup Brown Sugar 3 Eggs 2 tsp Vanilla Extract 2 Cups Granny Smith…

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Why Your Lawn Needs Fall Fertilizers

fertilizing lawn in the fall Wallace's Garden Center

Put your lawn to bed strong and happy this fall with a healthy feeding of fertilizer. Your efforts will be well rewarded the following spring!   It’s no secret that maintaining your lawn is a continuous process, and though you can rest easy once the snow starts to fly, there are a few things you…

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Cherry Buckle

Cherry Buckle Wallace's Garden Center

You have to try our old-fashioned Cherry Buckle recipe, so soft and sweet! INGREDIENTS FOR THE BATTER: 1 and 1/3 cups all-purpose flour  1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1/2 cup full-fat sour cream, at room temperature 1 teaspoon pure…

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Staff Spotlight: Meet Alexis and Learn About the Tulip Tree

tulip tree blooming Wallace's Garden Center

 We’re shining the spotlight on our amazing employees! In our first staff feature, meet Alexis, and her favorite tree!   Meet Our Staff! Alexis Carpenter Alexis grew up in rural Illinois near Starved Rock State Park. She spent her summers with her grandfather in the garden picking vegetables and small fruits such as tomatoes, raspberries,…

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