Yearly Archives: 2016

/2016

Wrap your fig tree for the winter!

Fig trees are a quite popular Mediterranean fruit that present an excellent addition to your yard. Although the trees prosper within warmer climates, there are preventative methods in which you can take in order to protect your fig tree from the harsh winter ahead. Moving into the colder portion of the year, you will notice [...]

By |2017-02-08T15:24:24+00:00November 30th, 2016|Gardening Tips|0 Comments

The Many Benefits of Planting in the Fall

The cooler weather is upon us and the days have grown shorter. Nature has begun to tuck itself in for the winter with many plants starting to go dormant. With all the beauty starting to fade away, it is a great time of the year to fix up the garden. The spring has always been [...]

By |2016-11-18T14:25:22+00:00November 8th, 2016|Autumn plants|0 Comments

Why do leaves change color in the Autumn?

One of Mother Nature's most beautiful times of the year is when she gets tired of the summer and decides it is finally time to start her fall display. Headlined by the deciduous trees shedding their leaves in preparation for the winter months. It is truly a sight to see when the Acer Saccharum turn their bright [...]

By |2016-10-13T16:59:12+00:00October 13th, 2016|Autumn plants|0 Comments

The Chrysanthemum

Autumn has finally arrived! One of nature's most beautiful times of the year.  With cooler weather fastly approaching, it is time to start planning out what one can do to decorate their garden for the Fall. For a great pop of color, the Chrysanthemum is a great addition to any garden. A profuse bloomer, which [...]

By |2016-09-26T12:41:31+00:00September 26th, 2016|Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips|0 Comments

Icicle Pansies for your Garden

For beautiful Winter color in your garden, Icicle Pansies are flowers that grow late into the Winter and can even bloom again in the early Spring. When planted, Icicle Pansies bloom in the early Fall and Spring. Icicle Pansies grow in a variety of colors, from deep purple to orange to sky blues. Like most [...]

By |2016-09-08T10:02:44+00:00September 8th, 2016|Autumn plants, Uncommon Plants|0 Comments

Bring Color to Your Home with Beautiful Fall Berries

It may be hot out, but Fall is on the way. A great indicator of the coming of Autumn is the beautiful berries produced by Holly, Hawthorn, and Crabapple plants. Each of these plants produce berries that will soon start to become a striking red color. Holly bushes and trees come in all shapes and [...]

By |2016-09-01T09:52:06+00:00August 28th, 2016|Autumn plants, Uncommon Plants|0 Comments

Dragon Eye Pine, the Summer Pine Tree

When you think of pine trees, most people’s thoughts go to Christmas trees, pines on the mountains, or the dark green color of the needles among the snow of winter. Pine trees are often associated with cold weather; but there are some exceptions. The Dragon Eye Pine is a beautiful tree that shows it’s true [...]

By |2016-08-16T11:18:33+00:00August 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

August Gardening

While most people think of Spring for garden work, August is an important month for gardeners. Preparing your outdoor space in August can brighten up your landscape during the Autumn chill and even into the Winter months. Late August is a good time to start thinking about pruning Summer-blooming shrubs like Hydrangeas, Crape Myrtle, and [...]

By |2016-08-03T09:51:24+00:00August 8th, 2016|Gardening Tips, Uncommon Plants|0 Comments