Fall Birding Information

I am always looking for interesting articles about subjects I am interested in learning about. I will continue to share the ones I find most insightful. Here is the November e-newsletter from Cornell Lab of Ornithology. It covers binocular use, fall bird watching and information on Project Feeder Watch. Enjoy! Cornell Lab of Ornithology

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Can I still plant spring flowering bulbs?

In order for the bulbs to have enough time to establish their roots, plant them about six weeks before a hard, ground freezing frost . However, as long as you can get a shovel into the earth you can still plant them. A good rule of thumb is to plant bulbs when the average nighttime…

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Woodpeckers Drumming On Your House?

There was a recent question about what to do about a woodpecker that was drumming on a customer’s house. I found some good information to offer understanding on this behavior from the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. “Q. Why do woodpeckers like to hammer on houses? And what can I do about it? A. Woodpeckers usually…

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Protecting Roses Over the Winter

Most of us have found out over the years with growing roses that it can be quite tricky to over-winter them successfully in our harsh winters. Hopefully, by following these simple procedures, you will have a much improved survival rate to look forward to come spring. Since mulching is a key factor to improving survival…

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Preparing Evergreens for Winter

This is an article readdressing an issue that many homeowners faced last year. We had a very hard winter for many of the evergreens listed in this article. I am hoping for a milder winter, however there are never any guarantees! For the sake of helping you save your evergreens this winter, we are visiting…

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The Best Time of the Year

It’s hard to believe that it has been a year already. September 24th was my one year anniversary of being the new owner at Caan Floral. Going into any endeavor you never know how things will go, but I am extremely happy to report that all is going great. I have had great support from…

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