Archive for July, 2017

Let the hunt begin

Posted on July 3rd, 2017

(Why beneficial insects really are beneficial!) Release the hounds!  Not literally, but I do want you to release the Ladybugs, Lacewings, and Nematodes.  They are fantastic hunters and a huge benefit to your lawn, flower garden, and veggie garden. These beneficial hunters have many things in common.  They are meat-eaters.  They never eat your plants.  […]

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Drought Tolerant Perennials

Posted on July 1st, 2017

With the recent extended period of dry weather, I thought this would be a great opportunity to highlight some of our Van Wilgen Grown, drought-tolerant perennials. While during the planting period these plants require water, one established these plants can survive on minimal supplemental water. English Lavender -Lavender is a great drought perennial. It really […]

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