Archive for June, 2020

Everything’s Coming Up Roses

Posted on June 28th, 2020

Out in the yard, roses are full of blooms and ready for planting! We’ve been getting lots of questions from you all, asking if it’s too late to plant, and we can assure you it’s not too late! The most important thing with roses is to plant them in full sun. Roses want to bake, […]

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5 Tips for Summer Veggies

Posted on June 28th, 2020

Nothing is healthier and more satisfying for your body than fresh-picked veggies from your own garden.  Growing your own vegetables is not only healthy for your body but great therapy for your mind.  I don’t know about you, but every time I harvest a fresh vegetable that I grew myself, I feel mentally and physically great! […]

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Time to Water

Posted on June 22nd, 2020

With the hot week expected, we just wanted to to give you all a quick reminder to protect your plants during the long hot days of summer. While we’re not technically in a drought right now, the state of Connecticut is considered to be ‘abnormally dry’ in terms of average precipitation, with more heat expected […]

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Summer Planting

Posted on June 21st, 2020

Summer Planting? Who knew it was so easy! One of the many questions we usually start hearing this time of year is “Can I still plant in the summer? We understand why people may be nervous but the answer is an overwhelming YES! Here are six easy tips to follow before you get started: 1)   Choose the right […]

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Give Your Lawn a Little Boost

Posted on June 15th, 2020

It’s June, and your gloriously green, spring lawn, may not be looking quite as vibrant right now. So lets do something about it! It’s time to give your lawn a little boost. As the hotter weather approaches, the cool season grasses in our lawns start to suffer and could use a little of your help […]

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Celebrate National Pollinator Month

Posted on June 15th, 2020

June is National Pollinator month, and it’s the perfect time to give bees, birds, and bats a little recognition. Pollinators, such as bees and butterflies, play a big part in getting our gardens to grow. Did you know, Honeybees are directly responsible for pollinating one third of the food we eat? They help fertilize flowers, […]

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Create a Butterfly Friendly Space

Posted on June 8th, 2020

Want to attract butterflies to your yard? In addition to nectar-rich plants, such as butterfly bush, here are some simple “extras” that you can include to ensure butterflies pay you a visit year after year:   Sun: When a beautiful butterfly emerges from its cocoon, it’s cold. It needs the sun to warm it up to pump blood into its veins and fly. Cut back branches of overhanging trees and shrubs […]

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Stop Pesky Insects

Posted on June 8th, 2020

Now is the time of year where those pesky insects are showing up to ruin all your hard work in the garden. This year both aphids and scale are especially tenacious. But not to worry! With the right product, you can stop unwanted bugs in their tracks! Aphids, aphids everywhere! From black to orange to […]

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Container Planting 101

Posted on June 1st, 2020

With summer fast approaching, it means more time spent outside, with more cookouts and family gatherings on decks and patios. To create a welcoming space that everyone will enjoy, dress up your outdoor areas with beautiful custom containers for a colorful focal point. Putting together a unique container might sound overwhelming, but we’re here to […]

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Easy Lawn Care Tips

Posted on June 1st, 2020

With everyone stuck at home this season, we’ve been seeing everyone turning their attention to their outdoor spaces. Lots of gardens are going in, containers are being planted, and lawns are getting LOTS of TLC. With lawn care comes lots of questions about how to get the best lawn on the block. We want you […]

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