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Fall is Almost Here

The first day of Autumn is September 22nd, and with the changing seasons comes the transformation of the colors around us. As the leaves change and the air cools, we are surrounded by golds, reds, and browns. We all love to see the colors change and the falling leaves; at least until we have to [...]

By |2016-09-09T09:59:40-04:00September 9th, 2016|Autumn plants|Comments Off on Fall is Almost Here

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 |2016-09-08T10:02:44-04:00September 8th, 2016|Autumn plants, Uncommon Plants|Comments Off on Icicle Pansies for your Garden

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 |2016-09-01T09:52:06-04:00August 28th, 2016|Autumn plants, Uncommon Plants|Comments Off on Bring Color to Your Home with Beautiful Fall Berries

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 |2016-08-16T11:18:33-04:00August 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dragon Eye Pine, the Summer Pine Tree

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 |2016-08-03T09:51:24-04:00August 8th, 2016|Gardening Tips, Uncommon Plants|Comments Off on August Gardening

Hydrangeas

One of the most popular flowering bushes across America, Hydrangeas are a beautiful addition to any landscape. They are bushes with beautiful flowers that bloom in a variety of colors based on species and soil acidity. The colors of hydrangeas can be Deep purple to light blue in acidic soil, a mix of blue and [...]

By |2016-07-27T10:30:20-04:00August 2nd, 2016|Gardening Tips, Uncommon Plants|Comments Off on Hydrangeas

Crape Myrtle

If you are looking for a colorful focal point to your yard, the Crape Myrtle is a wonderfully diverse tree species. It’s flowers bloom in an assortment of colors based on species, its leaves provide a beautiful autumnal display, and the bark of the tree is soft and colorful. It can be an excellent addition [...]

By |2016-07-20T09:53:51-04:00July 20th, 2016|Uncommon Plants|Comments Off on Crape Myrtle

Summer Watering

Summer has begun. When the thermostat goes up a little tender care for your garden and lawn can be helpful. The watering your lawn, flowers and vegetables is important during summer months when rain isn’t as plentiful as it should be. . Over or under-watering can pose problems.  If your garden is deficient in water, [...]

By |2016-11-18T14:25:22-05:00July 3rd, 2016|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on Summer Watering

Tips to Attract Butterflies to Your Garden

Butterflies are always a pleasant sight, their bright colors and gentle fluttering flight patterns complement any garden. They also benefit the garden itself by pollinating flowers. If you want to attract more of these beautiful insects to your own backyard, then follow these handy tips. Plant Diversity It is almost impossible to plant many flowers [...]

By |2016-06-20T13:16:11-04:00June 20th, 2016|Landscaping Tips, Spring Beauty|Comments Off on Tips to Attract Butterflies to Your Garden

Bugs Beneficial to Your Garden

Aphids can be a gardener’s nightmare; and no one wants annoying gnats and mosquitoes in their yard. But rather than using sprays or pesticides, you can attract natural predators and beneficial bugs to keep them away. We may often think that all bugs are bad bugs, but this is not true. Bees are one of [...]

By |2016-11-18T14:25:22-05:00June 9th, 2016|Landscaping Tips, Spring Beauty|Comments Off on Bugs Beneficial to Your Garden