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Posts Tagged ‘garden maintenance’

Spring is Near

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

As we stare outside it is hard to believe that soon enough the snow will melt, the ground will thaw and your spring bulbs will start cracking the Earth’s surface. Which makes now the perfect time to take advantage of these lazy, cold winter days and start planning your warm weather garden, be it a … Read More

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Quick Tips for Winterizing Your Garden

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

The cold weather is a reminder that it is time for your garden to rest. There is preparation to be done to have the garden clean and ready for its push of growth in the spring. Here are a few easy steps to help winterize your outdoor space. 1.) Simple Cleanup: Vegetable gardens and ornamental … Read More

Plan Your Fall Garden

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

As another summer comes to close, thoughts of autumn colors and crisp, cool air begin to fill our heads. The fall season is a great time to plant a new garden or take care of an existing one. Cooler air and soil temperatures reduce the need for regular watering and give gardens a chance to … Read More

Sustainably Drained (Water Your Plants!)

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

Rain rain, go away – period (but water the plants before you go)! While rain is beneficial to our much treasured gardens, it can wreak havoc on a landscape or structure when not handled properly. Traditionally, the rule of thumb is that water rolls downhill and as long as you grade away from something, all … Read More