Dividing Perennials

The days are getting shorter and the nights cooler. Fall’s inevitable arrival seems a little sooner than we might like. But there’ s a lemons and lemonade adage that I believe is suitable for this situation. Looking into my garden right now it’s easy to see what is...
Garden Planning

Garden Planning

Many gardens are now in full bloom, some are even beginning to transition into fall (gasp!) our summer seems to be winding down a little early. On a positive note it’s got us thinking about plans for next year’s landscape. Firstly, if you haven’t already, begin to...
Mid Summer Fertilizing

Mid Summer Fertilizing

Though it’s been relatively mild this year summer heat and other stressors can still take a toll on your garden and lawn. An August fertilization of edibles, annuals and grass will help ensure a bountiful crop, glorious blooms and a landscape to be proud of right into...

Attracting Beneficial Bugs

We’ve already talked about how attracting birds to your garden yields many benefits and can be used as a method of pest control. This time of year it’s a topic often on our minds, it’s amazing how quickly infestations can multiply. One spot or one bug, can quickly...