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Plant Bulbs This Fall for Spring Flowers

Plant Bulbs This Fall for Spring Flowers

Many of us incorporate spring-flowering bulbs into our landscapes to enjoy seeing the first colors of spring. However, the time you plant spring-flowering bulbs is not a time of year that you would typically be thinking about spring color. Spring-flowering bulbs are planted in November when the soil temperature has dropped below 60°F. Spring-flowering bulbs…read more »

October Gardening Tips

October Gardening Tips

Now that fall weather is upon us, October is a great time to enjoy working in your gardens and landscapes. Use these tips to transition your garden from summer into fall: Chrysanthemums blooming are a common site in the fall. For all Garden Types: Now is a good time to get a soil test for…read more »

Fall Webworms or Bagworms?

Fall Webworms or Bagworms?

There is often confusion as to which insect pest is called webworms and which is called bagworms. Some think that bagworms and webworms refer to the same insect pest. There are three different insects on trees where the names are sometimes confused or interchanged. The three insects are fall webworms, bagworms, and Eastern tent caterpillar.…read more »

Attracting Butterflies to the Garden

Attracting Butterflies to the Garden

When most people select plants for their garden, they choose plants that have beautiful flowers and colors. For some plants, those beautiful flowers attract butterflies that are often an added bonus for most gardeners. Some gardeners enjoy the butterflies enough so that they form butterfly gardens that consist of plants known for attracting butterflies. To…read more »

Smart Watering in the Garden

Smart Watering in the Garden

By Jessica Strickland In the hot summer month of July, we are often focused on watering to keep our plants in the landscape and garden alive. With water being one of our most important natural resources we want to make sure that we conserve water and avoid wasting it. There are simple steps you can…read more »

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