It is not quite Thanksgiving. However, the questions are now coming on where do we get the quality-grown poinsettias that Behnke Nurseries always offered.
One of the questions we get week after week is about finding information about this or that plant. Many times I can get the answer; however......
Many of you know from my posts last June that we sold all of our fixtures during the summer. Along the way, I met the sweetest couple who help run The Kris Kringle Christmas Market at the Charles County Fairgrounds.
I was rambling around the garden this morning, trying to get some “getting ready for winter” chores done before the rain started. I noticed my ‘White Pearl’ is getting ready to bloom, it’s the last perennial to bloom in my shade garden every year, right around Halloween.
I heard last week from Rawlings Conservatory & Botanical Gardens in Druid Hill Park, Maryland that they were now displaying the famous Audrey II from Behnke’s at their Carnivorous Plant Display.
So many vibrant colors everywhere. Walking around our yard while waiting for my grandson to get off the bus the other afternoon, I saw our Knockout rose all budded up and ready to burst open.
Check your shrubs for bagworms and if you find them, remove them. They are easy to find, they are little brown sacks about two inches long, hanging from branches like ugly little Christmas tree ornaments from The Nightmare Before Christmas.
The only good thing about getting sick is that I end up making a big pot of soup. I got knocked down last week with a horrible cold and the worse cough ever. Soup time!
You can see it in the landscape. Many trees are dropping their leaves earlier than normal. Leaves are hanging listlessly, their vibrant green gone as they develop gray tones or turn golden or brown prematurely. This is not good for your plants. Here's what to do...
Last week I traveled to Nashville, TN, to take part in the yearly Garden Center Group Fall Event. This is a group of Independent Garden Center owners that share information and ideas with each other. One of the highlights of the trip each year is when we all.....