No matter where you live . . . Saving the bees isn’t an easy job, but it’s a crucial one if we want to help the global food production process. Because bees play a role in about one third of all the food we eat – from pollinating fruit to helping the veggies grow that […]
Check out the video below from Marianne Binetti on a great way to store cannas through the winter with bubble wrap!
After a long, hot summer, fall is so welcome. We look forward to cooler temperatures and the sound of crunchy leaves under our feet. But the change of seasons also brings with it typical yard chores — all a labor of love, of course. The bonus of following through is that if you take care […]
When choosing plants for your garden there are many things to consider. From colors and textures to functionality and bloom cycles a bit of thought can go a long way. Once element you don’t want to forget is maintenance. Some plants require a lot of maintenance and care while others just need basic care to […]
Fall is the time to plant spring and summer flowering bulbs, but how do you know exactly when to do that? It’s easy if you follow these tips from our friends at ColorBlends® who tell us that you know it’s fall planting time when . . . Fall nighttime temps stay between 40° and […]
Peonies are one of the most beloved perennials, but they always seem to come on quickly and end quickly. They’re also often victims of early summer storms which, despite our best efforts to stake and support our graceful plants, can do major damage. Our readers have shared some of their favorite tips for for extending […]