Step by Step Tree Planting Guide

Step by Step Tree Planting Guide

1. Now that you have purchased and brought your new tree home, keep the tree watered until you are ready to plant. (On average potted trees are watered every two days, more often in the heat of the summer) 2. When you are ready to plant the tree, dig a hole that is...
Proper Planting Techniques

Proper Planting Techniques

One of the number one killers of flowers, trees and shrubs is improper planting technique. It’s unfortunate as the plant never has an opportunity to thrive, making it more susceptible to pests and disease. A few standard techniques should help your new addition...
Hardening off Seedlings

Hardening off Seedlings

At this point my seedlings are well under way, with the tomatoes already a gangly 4 inches tall. I begin to turn my mind to thoughts of bringing these seedlings outdoors into the garden, then….. WHAM another freezing spell of weather hits and I am taken back to last...

Define Your Garden Style

I like to consider myself a pretty creative person, but even I hit dry spells where it’s hard to imagine a new layout or design. As a collector (occasionally called hoarder by my husband) I try and keep myself surrounded by things that inspire me or I believe can be...

Tips for a Bountiful Crop

Tips for a bountiful Crop! With concerns over pesticides and modified foods more and more people are turning to their own gardens for ways to fill their grocery list. This can be a challenging task considering many of us just simply aren’t working with fields to grow...
Shrub Rose Care

Shrub Rose Care

The first Roses I ever owned were inherited from the homeowner before me. Rife with neglect there were 3 gorgeous almost tree like Gladifora stems in a small garden in front of my stoop. I quickly took them in, nursed them back to health and for years I was rewarded...
Starting a Veggie Garden

Starting a Veggie Garden

Starting a veggie garden can seem a daunting task. But if you’ve been building up your veggie game, a potted tomato here a window garden there, it may be time to graduate to a larger patch of land. Location will be critical to your success as a farmer and you will...
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