ANNUAL CARE

Posted on June 22nd, 2017

Everyone is a gardener when it comes to annuals! Annuals plants only stick around with us for one year but oh my, what a year we can have if we take good care of them!  Annuals are rewarding, fun, and you can be as creative as you like.  Annuals are so easy that everyone can […]

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Hummingbird Heaven

Posted on June 22nd, 2017

Everyone loves to watch this beautiful bird. There are many ways to attract them to your yard. Let’s start with hummingbird feeders. There are feeders for hanging or with suction cups to attach to your window. Some come with a built in ant moat or you can buy them separately to keep the ants out […]

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4 Tips for Growing Blueberries

Posted on June 22nd, 2017

Pancakes, tarts, pies, we love adding blueberries to any recipe. And we’re not alone. Take advantage of peak fruiting season this July to celebrate this delicious little berry. Health Benefits Not only delicious and popular, blueberries are one of the top 10 healthiest foods. These nutritional powerhouses are packed with antioxidants that help guard against […]

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3 Ways to Celebrate National Pollinator Week

Posted on June 22nd, 2017

National Pollinator Week is a 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. Honeybees are directly responsible for pollinating one third of the food we eat. They help fertilize flowers, carrying pollen from one plant to another […]

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Small Space Garden : Series Part II

Posted on June 22nd, 2017

The Eastern Redbud ( Cercis canadensis )  is a spring flowering tree, native to the northeast.  It’s delicate lavender-pink flowers emerge late in April before the foliage develops and continue to sparkle into mid May.  Clusters of tiny, fairy like flowers cling to the branches, covering the tree in a soft purple haze with charming […]

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Sweet Strawberry

Posted on June 20th, 2017

I was in a little bit of a jam last week, we were down a trailer because it was being serviced and I needed to move our mini excavator to a friend’s house; I was helping him level out his front yard.  I called in a favor from the Rose’s next door and they let […]

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Can I Still Plant

Posted on June 16th, 2017

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! There are a few things we should all keep in mind before we get started.   Choose the Right Plant […]

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Petunias

Posted on June 16th, 2017

Every day at work I get asked, where are your wave petunias. As I take you all over, I ask the question. Why wave petunias? Most of you know only of wave petunias as the ones that cascade and you don’t have to dead head. Back in 1995 or so wave petunias took the united […]

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Easy Herbs

Posted on June 16th, 2017

Guess what guys?!  Herbs are so easy!  If you have never gardened before and you would like to make the foray into the world of gardening…go for it with herbs.  Not only are they easy but they are fun, practical, delicious and pretty.  There is not a ton you need to know about herb care, […]

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Summer Care : Orchids

Posted on June 15th, 2017

Orchids have become a houseplant fan favorite, and rightfully so. The indoor plants add a touch of the exotic to any home and bloom for weeks at a time. Plus, orchids are typically easy to care for and relatively low-maintenance once they are established. Here are three ways to keep your orchid happy and healthy […]

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