Chrysanthemums, Will They Survive the Winter?

Many of you have come to the garden center to purchase one or more of the many beautiful varieties of Chrysanthemums¬†we have available. One frequently asked question is whether or not these mums are hardy. Hopefully I can answer that question for you here. Potted chrysanthemum flowers have become a favorite of gardeners for outdoor…

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Late Season Blooming Perennials

The late summer days of August have arrived. Daylight hours fade quickly, birds have begun their long flights to winter homes, and fruits and vegetables are ripening. Many of the early summer flowers are fading and you may have decided that it would be desirable to add late season color to your garden canvas. There…

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August Garden Tips

Daylight hours are getting shorter and the birds have begun flocking, readying themselves for their long migrations. These are signs of the upcoming seasonal change from summer to fall. Despite these changes, there are still many things to do in your garden to ensure the beauty, health, and well-being of your plants and yards. Watering…

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Tomato Harvest Finally Begins!!!

Tomatoes are beginning to ripen, a true sign of summer! It seems like a great time to talk about basic care for your tomato plants and a few common problems your tomatoes may be facing. These tips may help your success in growing wonderful, ripe, red tomatoes. Pruning Tomatoes It is important to understand that…

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Information Links for Gardeners

Many of the plant issues we have seen lately have been caused by many common plant diseases and insect pests. Below are some online resources you can browse through to help educate you about best garden practices to manage the health and well being of your plants. I hope you find these resources helpful. ¬†Gardening…

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