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Late Summer is the Perfect Time to Plan for Fall

Hot, steamy, deep-summer days quickly give way to cooler summer weather. Early signs of autumn appear before the calendar even turns to September. Late summer is the perfect time to plan for fall. It’s time to think about the things we need to do to keep our patios, decks, gardens, and lawns in top shape until the first signs of …

May is a month of renewal

Spring time

May is a month of renewal  in our gardens Spring rains nourish the ground as the first flowers of the season peek out from the warming soil. May is a month of renewal. Temperatures gently rise, trees bear their buds, flowers blossom, and wildlife becomes more active. Even in the most urban areas, the signs of spring abound. Perennials emerge …

Balancing Your Garden with Annuals and Perennials

Flowers enhance the natural beauty of a yard by integrating color and character. Yet it’s important to understand the difference between the types of flowers and how these differences will affect the look of your yard. Types of Flowers Let’s define the various types of flowers that are available. Annual: An annual flower grows from seed, blooms and lives its ...

A Perennial Dilemma

Perennials are wonderful gifts of nature - you plant them today, sit back, and enjoy them for years.  If planned properly, a perennial garden will bloom from April through November.  So, let's say you've planted your very first beautifully planned perennial garden last year.  The winter has now passed, there's spring in the air and in your step, and you ...