Garden Tips

Fall is For Planting

By |September 1st, 2020|

Many folks are surprised to learn that autumn runs a close second to spring as an ideal planting time, but it’s true: cool temperatures, reliable rainfall, and short, bright days help plants make a quick and easy transition to your landscape. Despite the cold weather lurking around the corner, the entire first half of autumn […]

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Perennial of the Month: Aster

By |September 1st, 2020|

Asters are daisy-like perennials with starry-shaped flower heads. They bring delightful color to the garden in late summer and autumn when many of your other summer blooms may be fading.
There are many species and varieties of asters, so the plant’s height can range from 8 inches to 8 feet, depending on the type. 
The plant can be used […]

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Why gardening during a pandemic is so comforting

By |August 1st, 2020|

We wanted to pass along this article which we thought to be very inspiring. Get out there and garden!

My friend passed along some vegetable seeds and my first burst of excitement has turned into dread.

With the struggle to slow COVID-19 leaving most households quarantined and food-obsessed (sourdough-starter sharing the least of it), I have these […]

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Perennial of the Month: Hardy Hibiscus

By |August 1st, 2020|

The hardy perennial hibiscus, also called rose mallow or swamp rose, adds the beauty of a tropical hibiscus to the garden, but can withstand cold winter temperatures that kill the actual tropical varieties. Here’s how to grow hardy hibiscus in your garden!

Perennial hibiscus have big, disc-shaped, hollyhock-like flowers that can be 6 to 12 inches across. The perennial […]

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How’s Your Spring Planting Going?

By |August 1st, 2020|

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Perennial of the Month: Coneflower

By |June 26th, 2020|

Coneflowers, also known as Echinacea, are tough little native flowers that draw butterflies, bees, and birds to the garden! Here’s how to grow this American native—and important tips on plant care, from deadheading to cutting back in July.

Bright upright plants, coneflowers are a North American perennial in the Daisy family (Asteraceae). Specifically, the plant is native to […]

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Planting a Moon Garden

By |June 26th, 2020|

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Shade Gardening for Beginners 

By |June 1st, 2020|

Shade gardening is an essential skill for homeowners who want to keep their entire property green and thriving. Most residential yards have some areas that rarely get direct sunlight and are prone to soil erosion because nothing grows there. This is especially true under spreading trees (such as oaks) which have dense foliage. Residential structures […]

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How to Prune Basil Plants

By |June 1st, 2020|

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Perennial of the Month: Daylily

By |June 1st, 2020|

Daylilies are many gardeners’ favorite plants. They are dependable perennials, they are prolific and colorful bloomers, and they are relatively free of pests. Daylilies are tolerant of drought and flooding, immune to heat stress, tolerant of most soils and grow well in full sun or light shade. 
Height/Spread
Daylilies can range in height from 8 inches to […]

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