Putting your Garden to Bed – Checklist

Putting your Garden to Bed – Checklist

The chill is on and your garden is looking tired! Time to send it to bed…. Empty any ceramic or terracotta planters to prevent them from cracking over the winter season. Roll up the garden hose and store it away, be sure to drain the lines and turn off the water from...
Fall Garden Clean Up

Fall Garden Clean Up

It’s already started. Most mornings the grass on the lawn is tinged with the grey, tell-tale sparkle of frost. For this reason some areas in your garden may looking a little haggard and are ready to be pruned down and cleaned up in preparation for winter. You first...
The Importance of Fall Mulching

The Importance of Fall Mulching

We all appreciate the aesthetic value of a nice mulch in a garden bed, but there are far more important reasons for adding a layer as the temperatures begin to drop. One of the most obvious reasons is related to the chilly winter ahead, in soil temperature retention....
Fabulous Fall Food

Fabulous Fall Food

Harvest to Table – Recipes! We’ve been thinking about Thanksgiving. It’s almost time for enormous turkey dinners and family gatherings. True, it’s the turkey who’s the star of this meal but the supporting dishes are critical. If you really want to impress, serving...