ENQUIRING MINDS WANT TO PLANT!

Knowledge and resources about plants and planting are so vast they can be overwhelming. The best approach is to take advantage of information based on your areas of interest and then seek the guidance of a plant professional. Your local nursery or garden center has inspired people ready to offer advice.

LEARN, ASK, PLANT!
Success with grass seed

Success With Grass Seed

The single most important success factor in any lawn renovation is selecting grass seed that tolerates the site’s sunlight. Before you come to buy your grass seed, spend the time and evaluate how many cumulative hours of daily sun, shade, partial sun/shade the lawn will be getting.

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Shad Plants put on a show

Shade Plants Put on a Show

Shade plants offer much more color and variety than most of us imagine. Your best bet is to stick with plants that note full or part shade. We find good definitions to be 0-2 hours of sun for shade and 2-4 for part shade, and like some light and bright tones to punctuate shade.

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Recipe for a Successful Garden

Recipe for a Successful Garden

A garden is as distinct and individual as your tastes will allow. Whether you like it hot and spicy-with herbs and peppers that sing with flavor-or subtle blends of flavorful veggies and culinary herbs, it is easier than you think to have success in the garden and in the kitchen.

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Benefits of Gardening

Benefits of Gardening

Need a new hobby to start up? Tired of spending so much money on groceries? Want to grow something beautiful to be proud of? You should start a garden!

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Three Myths About Organic Gardening

Three Myths About Organic Gardening

You hear the words in the media, you see the products in the stores and you may even know a neighbor who practices it. But what exactly is organic gardening? Simply put, it means using only fertilizers or pesticides that are strictly of animal or vegetable, and not synthetic or chemical, origin. And, although the

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Start Thinking Spring Gardening Now

Start Thinking Spring Gardening Now

Even though it is still cold and damp, we will soon start having a sunny day or two to remind us that it will be time to Come Alive Outside. That means it’s time to start planning and preparing how you want your landscape to look come springtime.

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Creating a Haven for Happy Houseplants

Create a Haven for Houseplants

Are you looking for the secret to happy houseplants? With the days getting colder, now is the time to create an indoor oasis ahead of winter’s lack of green and growing things.

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10 Tips Before You Prune

10 Tips Before You Prune

Winter is a great time to see the architecture of trees and bushes without the leaves. When temps are above freezing as the ice and snow melts, look for crossing branches and dead, diseased, or damaged wood.

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