Recent Blog Posts

  • Organic Ways to Feed Your Trees

    September 1, 2015
    Even the most novice gardener knows the importance of providing proper feeding and fertilization to a new flowerbed, young vegetable seedlings or even recently planted turf, but many people don't realize that new trees also need good feeding for strong, healthy growth.
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  • September Garden Tips

    September 1, 2015
    The days are growing shorter and the temperatures are growing cooler, but even in September, gardening season isn't over. Well-prepared gardeners have a variety of tasks to do in late summer and early fall, and each chore will help keep the garden thriving.
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  • Plants To Attract Bees

    August 1, 2015
    Bees are critical pollinators essential in the garden and flowerbeds. A yard with a healthy bee population will have larger crops of healthier fruits, vegetables and flowers, and it is important to offer plenty of different plants that will entice bees to lend a helping buzz in the garden.
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  • August Garden Tips

    August 1, 2015
    August is a tough time for gardeners. However, as many know when the going gets tough, the tough get going. This is the time of the year after a hot summer where many anticipate production and harvesting to come to an end.
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  • How to Avoid 10 Common Lawn and Garden Problems

    July 1, 2015
    No matter how well you care for your lawn, some pests and problems are bound to appear, but you can be prepared for these top 10 common lawn and garden problems and take steps right away to minimize any unwanted difficulties.
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  • July Garden Tips

    July 1, 2015
    It may seem like midsummer is a slow gardening season, but there are plenty of tasks gardeners can attend to in July to ensure a productive, healthy harvest and beautiful flowerbeds even during the hottest summer days.
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  • June Garden Tips

    June 1, 2015
    June is a great season for gardeners, and though much of the early season planting is already finished by June 1, there is much more care a garden needs throughout the month to have the best results for top produce, pungent herbs, and the most beautiful blooms.
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  • Create Dramatic Containers With Spillers, Thrillers and Fillers

    June 1, 2015
    Container gardening is a great way to enjoy all the pleasures of a garden without as much space, labor or time, but you don't have to sacrifice beauty. Plan your containers to use spillers, thrillers and fillers in dramatic combinations, and you'll have showstopping containers in no time.
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  • Splashing Up Your Garden With Color

    May 1, 2015
    The artistry of gardening is a simple concept, but tough to master. What I mean is that each plant is like a color on an artist’s palette. Think Vincent van Gogh’s Irises or Monet’s Water Lilies.
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  • May Garden Tips

    May 1, 2015
    Late spring is ideal for gardening, and while May can be warmer or cooler depending on where you live and what your general climate is like, these May garden tips can help you keep your flowerbeds, lawn, vegetable garden, and containers in peak condition for fabulous foliage, perfect plants, and beautiful blooms.
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