We realize that many folks are novice gardeners or may have had difficulties with failed plantings in the past. Use these tips to ensure a great-looking, healthy garden.
We often say that a particular plant needs “good drainage” in order to survive in your garden. But what exactly does that mean and how do you achieve it? Read on to learn.
After a warmer than usual winter, capricious Mother Nature poured cold water on our spring parade. When the snow melts and the temperatures moderate, what should we expect?
Freezing temperatures are expected Friday and Saturday night. Learn how and why you should protect your budded and blooming plants and recently planted shrubs.
When watering houseplants there's no hard and fast rule of how often to water; you just water when it needs it. But how do you know when it needs it? Read on to find out!
Carnivorous plants like the Venus flytrap can be both educational and entertaining. So if you are looking for something new for your plant collection, why not give it a try? It’s sort of like adopting a pet, only you can skip the pooper scooper.
Making use of rain water with rain barrels or cisterns is a great way to reduce storm water runoff into streams and eventually the bay. Get some tips for installing and using them.
As the middle of Summer limps lethargically to back-to-school season, we thought we’d talk a bit about summer planting. Is a plant better in a pot or in the ground? Or, as we are often asked this time of the year: “Should I plant it now, or should I wait?”
They may be cute, but deer are a common garden pest in this area. Using repellents are a good way to discourage Babmi from snacking on your plants. And now's the time to start! Learn how.
With Halloween around the corner, we thought it would be fun to remind you why we like gardening, tongue firmly in cheek.