Category Archives: Garden

Minor Bulbs: Perfect Partners For Early Spring Color

A garden stroll in the early spring offers a great deal of promise but generally little color. You can rectify this with a little planning and planting this fall. Often passed over at the garden center for showy, larger-flowering bulbs, minor spring bulbs give the garden a head start on spring, extending the season, blooming […]

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PLANT A TREE THIS FALL

There are so many reasons to add a new tree to your landscape this fall that it’s hard to find a reason not to.Just think about it, trees: Beautify the environmentTrees add texture and color to the landscape. They soften the harsh lines of buildings and parking lots. Stabilize soilTree roots prevent soil from blowing […]

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Fall Gardener’s Calendar

September Spray Bonide All-Season Spray on hemlocks to control woolly adelgid. Spruce up the landscape by planting Fall Pansies, Flowering Cabbage & Kale, Garden Mums, Fall-Blooming Perennials as well as Trees and Shrubs. Test your lawn pH to determine if you need to apply lime this season. A 40 lb. bag of Lime will raise the […]

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GLORIFYING GARDEN GLOVES

Garden gloves are easy to do without. Those of us that love gardening enjoy the feel of soil running through our fingers. We prefer to not have anything impede the dexterity needed to sow small seeds or pinch a plant. We would rather spend our budgeted gardening dollars on the latest herbaceous sensation. And, frankly, […]

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Healthy Soil: Winter Cover Crops

It’s fall and our annual and vegetable gardens are winding down for the season. Now is the time to invest a little extra time and effort to prepare your soil for next year. Whether your garden is large or small, all annual planting beds will benefit from the addition of a winter cover crop. Cover […]

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