Ready to start your fall garden? The time is ripe –pun intended – to get started on what’s called a “Second Season.” This month's blog gives you all the info you'll need to get ready to grow!
Have you done your "June Prune?" Now is the time to take action for even better blooms later on, but...it's not just the blooms you should be pruning for! From powdery mildew to frost damaged limbs, we talk about it in this month's blog!
One of the hottest trends in home gardening is using "tropicals" in our decidedly "untropical" climate. Would you be brave enough to try growing some? Learn more about it in this month's blog!
Got good soil? No matter the quality of your seeds and plants, and even when you have the best growing season, if your soil isn’t right, you won’t succeed. So what makes for healthy soil? Learn about it in this month's blog!
It is tune up time for your garden tools! While you anxiously await your seedlings, this month's blog walks you through the cleaning, rust removal and oiling process for everything from shears to your lawn mower.
Now is the time to set up your strategy to combat diseases in your vegetable garden. Read about it in this month's blog...Like so many things, preparation is the key!
The excitement you get from pouring over seed catalogs can often leave you with a severely surplus wish list. This month's blog may help you whittle your flower selections down by clarifying some seed packet terminology.
Time to review your successes and failures in the garden as you plan for next year. Check out this month's blog to see what vegetables we recommend.
Wondering what to get the gardener in your life? This month's blog may just provide you with the answer. From self-watering containers, to an orchid pot wrapped in seeded wrapping paper. Great ideas await!
Wondering what plants and flowers you can plant to brighten up your late fall landscape? This month's blog talks all about it!
If time and ability are not on your side, the important decision making factor of your garden planning should be to design/buy with minimal maintenance in mind. Learn more about "adaptive gardening"
Like most gardeners, you’re likely disappointed in a few plants and maybe even lost some along the way. Now is an excellent time to plant and fill in those gaps in your garden beds.
Hydrangeas are the most googled flowering shrub on the internet. Unfortunately, that leads to a lot of misinformation. This month's blog debunks some of those myths and sets the record straight.
Gardening in small spaces poses a challenge when it comes to plant selection. This month's blog provides an array of easy to care for, dwarf shrub options.
Fragrant flowers can take you on a scented journey, especially when they flank walkways and entry areas. This month's blog lists the best scented flowers and where they grow best in your gardens.
Raised garden beds are gaining in popularity. This month's blog talks about the advantages to growing plants in a raised bed and why you may want to convert your garden into one.
Its seed starting time! This month's blog provides insight on just how to get started, the products you'll need and helpful tips to get the most seed sowing success.
its time to take stock of your gardening year, what worked and what didn't, and to consider plans for next year, what to change, what to do more of, and how to become a better gardener.
Holiday plants like Christmas cactus, amaryllis, and poinsettias are beautiful, but how can you make them last longer? In this blog, learn how to take care of Holiday Plants.
Fallen leaves are a fall bounty which I treasure. To say they are useful is an understatement. In smaller pieces, leaves break down quickly to dispense their trace minerals to feed beneficial microbes and earthworms in the soil. You can use a garden blower that converts to a shredder and shred as many leaves as […]