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May Garden Tips

May Garden Tips

May is here and our gardens are coming alive. Below are some tips for what you can do in your garden and landscape during the month of May: Lawn Leave clippings on the lawn – they return nutrients and water to the soil and do not contribute to thatch. Thatch build-up is the result of…read more »

Care for Cold Damaged Plants

Care for Cold Damaged Plants

From lows in the teens to highs in the 70s almost a week later, the temperatures have been fluctuating already this winter. Changes in the weather like this can leave plants and gardeners confused and frustrated, especially when it happens over the next couple of months. So, would a late cold spell in late February…read more »

January Gardening Tips

January Gardening Tips

As the holiday season is now behind us, many gardeners begin to dream of warm spring days when we can spend more time in our gardens. Take advantage of January to plan and prepare for the gardening season. General Garden Tips: Lawn Trees, Shrubs and Flowers Early in the New Year, winter-flowering camellias (Camellia japonica)…read more »

Plan Next Year’s Garden by Ordering Seeds

Plan Next Year’s Garden by Ordering Seeds

During the winter season, gardeners are usually longing for more daylight and warmer temperatures so we can enjoy time in our gardens and landscapes. Winter, however, can be the time when garden enthusiasts can spend hours looking through seed catalogs, dreaming, and planning for their upcoming spring gardens. Eventually gardeners decided what new vegetable or…read more »

November Gardening Tips

November Gardening Tips

Written By Jessica Strickland  November is now upon us which means soon our minds may be more on preparing for the holiday season, but there are still things that can be done in the garden this time of year. Below are gardening tips to help prepare your garden for the winter season. General Gardening Tips  Lawn…read more »

December Gardening Tips

December Gardening Tips

In December our minds are probably more on preparing for the holidays than working in the garden. If you need a break from the holiday rush, use these tips to guide you in the garden: General Tips If you soil test results say your soil is acidic, your garden, landscape, or lawn could benefit from…read more »

November Gardening Tips

November Gardening Tips

November is now upon us which means soon our minds may be more on preparing for the holiday season, but there are still things that can be done in the garden this time of year. Below are gardening tips to help your garden through the winter season. General Gardening Tips It is a good time…read more »

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 »

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