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Posted by on in Gardening: A to Z

June is National Perennial Gardening month and an appropriate time to extol the virtues of these repeating blooming beauties.

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Natural solutions should always be the first weapon for pest control; however there are times when a commercial pesticide is necessary.  These tips are simple, common sense ways to maximize pest control and lessen the environmental impact.

Posted by on in Plant Care

As the weather gets warmer and spring starts to touch all over the country, our thoughts turn to gardening. Starting seeds indoors gives a jump start on the spring season planting.

Spring is about to pop, is your garden ready? From creating a color story to giving your garden a fresh cut, let us take the guesswork out of gardening with five simple Spring gardening tips.

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The hot days of summer! Plants that were lush and full of flowers in the spring are fading away due to the heat and your fall blooms are still several weeks out. So what do you do when your garden is in the summer transition? Focus on the colors and textures of foliage!

We love these portable, pocket gardens that grab the attention of every gardener and guest, and we want to help you have great success this year with your containers and hanging baskets.

Posted by on in Gardening: A to Z

So many gardeners, especially those with little to no experience, approach gardening with some doubt and fear.  What if I kill it? What if my neighbors think my garden is ugly? What if my friend with a green thumb tells me I’m doing things wrong? What if...

The soil is warm, the tools are out of storage, sharpened and ready to go and the nursery shelves are filled with beautiful plants. It’s time to garden! Well, almost. To give your new plants and emerging perennials a solid foundation for this season, take some time now to prep your garden soil.

Tagged in: Gardening Basics Soil

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The calendar says it is fall, and colorful leaves are still on some trees, yet the snow is already flying outside my window.  No matter when the first snowfall occurs each year, it always seems ‘too early’ to see the white stuff on lawn chairs, the grille and most importantly my garden.

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It would be grand if garden centers only sold plants that are perfectly suited for their part of the country but that would happen only in an ideal world! However, as new gardeners get some dirt under their fingernails they learn that there are ways to push the boundaries and grow plants that were once considered off limits for their geographic region. But, in order to break or bend the rules, you first have to know and understand them.