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TOP 5 CONSIDERATIONS BEFORE LANDSCAPING YOUR HOME

Sun: Perhaps the single most important factor when selecting plants. To ensure a long healthy life of the landscape, plants need to be selected based on the site’s sun conditions. A shade tolerant plant in full sun will burn up; where as a sun tolerant plant in shade will exfoliate and wither away. A proper [...]

By |2020-03-12T15:12:23-04:00March 12th, 2020|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on TOP 5 CONSIDERATIONS BEFORE LANDSCAPING YOUR HOME

ATTRACT BIRDS TO YOUR GARDEN

     Attracting birds to your garden can be broken down into three main categories: Food, Shelter, and Water. One of the best times to supply these resources in your garden is during the cold winter months. This is when birds could use the most help as the weather is harsh and natural seed sources [...]

By |2020-01-21T11:54:03-05:00January 21st, 2020|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on ATTRACT BIRDS TO YOUR GARDEN

HOW TO WRAP A 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 [...]

By |2019-02-02T15:28:06-05:00November 10th, 2019|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on HOW TO WRAP A FIG TREE FOR THE WINTER

THE FALL IS A GREAT TIME FOR PLANTING!

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 |2019-11-02T09:29:32-04:00October 28th, 2019|Autumn plants, Gardening Tips|Comments Off on THE FALL IS A GREAT TIME FOR PLANTING!

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 |2019-02-02T15:12:35-05:00September 2nd, 2019|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on ENJOY YOUR HYDRANGEA FLOWERS YEAR ROUND

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 |2019-02-02T14:56:23-05:00August 18th, 2019|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on TOP 5 WATERING MYTHS ADDRESSED

THE BEST 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 |2019-02-02T14:53:02-05:00August 5th, 2019|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on THE BEST TREE FOR SUMMER FLOWERS

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 |2019-02-02T14:51:38-05:00July 20th, 2019|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on WHEN TO PRUNE A HYDRANGEA

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 |2019-02-02T14:14:47-05:00June 10th, 2019|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on HOW TO ATTRACT BUTTERFLIES TO YOUR GARDEN

TOP 5 PERENNIALS FOR YOUR GARDEN

Hemerocallis- More commonly known as the daylilly, a hardy plant which comes in a variety of flower shapes, sizes and colors. They do well in sunny or shady areas and some varieties even re-bloom throughout the season, making it one of the longest flowering perennials. Hosta- Perhaps the hardest of perennials, does well in part [...]

By |2019-02-02T14:17:40-05:00May 30th, 2019|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on TOP 5 PERENNIALS FOR YOUR GARDEN