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WHY DO LEAVES CHANGE COLOR?

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 |2018-02-13T16:01:22+00:00October 14th, 2018|Autumn plants|0 Comments

TOP 5 FALL COLORS IN NEW YORK

Today, September 22nd, is the first day of Autumn. 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 |2018-02-12T16:53:52+00:00September 22nd, 2018|Autumn plants|0 Comments

WHY YOU SHOULD ADD PANSIES TO YOUR GARDEN

They are a great supplement to your standard annuals, such as petunias, marigolds, begonias etc. To have the most color in your garden, year round, it is a great idea to have pansies for the cooler months and switch to alternative annuals for the hotter months. When planted in the fall, pansies can last up to eight [...]

By |2018-02-12T16:54:20+00:00September 10th, 2018|Autumn plants, Gardening Tips|0 Comments

ENJOY YOUR HYDRANGEA FLOWERS YEAR ROUND

One of the most popular and thoroughly enjoyed flowers in gardens are that of hydrangeas. Sadly they usually only last for a limited period of one to two months, depending on the weather. If properly preserved, they can be enjoyed year round. Steps to properly dry hydrangea flowers: The opertune time to cut off the [...]

By |2018-02-12T16:14:34+00:00September 1st, 2018|Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips|0 Comments

TOP 5 WATERING MYTHS ADDRESSED

New and experienced gardeners alike commonly take for granted the action of watering their landscape.  Watering is widely perceived as a thoughtless and mundane task, when in fact it can truly make or break a landscape.  Too little or too much water can quickly make a plant’s environment uninhabitable causing it to die.  Today we [...]

By |2018-02-12T16:05:22+00:00August 18th, 2018|Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips|0 Comments

OUR FAVORITE TREE FOR SUMMER FLOWERS

If you are looking for a colorful focal point to your yard in the hot summer months, look no further than the Crape Myrtle. Our climate is about as far north as this tree can survive, so it is a good idea to take advantage of all it has to offer. It’s flowers bloom in [...]

By |2018-08-11T10:52:59+00:00August 5th, 2018|Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

WHEN TO PRUNE A HYDRANGEA

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. In the middle of summer, the full color of Hydrangea bushes truly show the most vibrancy, but they can begin [...]

By |2018-02-12T15:38:24+00:00July 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOW TO WATER YOUR PLANTS

Summer has begun! When the thermostat goes up a little tender care for your garden and lawn is recommended. The watering of your lawn, flowers and vegetables is very important during summer months when rain isn’t as plentiful as it should be. Over or under-watering can pose problems, but when its very hot, over watering [...]

By |2018-02-12T14:31:57+00:00July 10th, 2018|Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips|0 Comments

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 Bees are one [...]

By |2018-02-12T13:56:08+00:00June 20th, 2018|Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips|0 Comments

HOW 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 |2018-02-12T13:45:10+00:00June 10th, 2018|Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips|0 Comments