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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 |2018-02-13T16:21:32+00:00November 10th, 2018|Gardening Tips|0 Comments

WHY YOU SHOULD PLANT 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 |2018-02-13T16:24:36+00:00October 28th, 2018|Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips|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

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

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 |2018-02-12T13:29:34+00:00May 30th, 2018|Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips|0 Comments