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February Gardening Tips

During the winter season we gardeners usually do not spend much time outside in our gardens. However, it won’t …

Covered Raised Bed

Care for Cold Damaged Plants

From lows in the teens to highs in the 70s almost a week later, the temperatures have been fluctuating …

Camellia_japonica Higo Ohkan

January Gardening Tips

As the holiday season is now behind us, many gardeners begin to dream of warm spring days when we …

Red Poinsettia

December Gardening Tips

In December our minds are probably more on preparing for the holidays than working in the garden. If you …

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Time to Bring Houseplants Indoors

Usually when we start hearing about cold temperatures around late October, people begin asking when they need to move …

Bird Feeder

November Gardening Tips

November is now upon us which means soon our minds may be more on preparing for the holiday season, …

Daffodils in Spring

2023 Fall Bulb Sale

Did you know fall is the time to plant spring-flowering bulbs in your garden? Take advantage of our sale …

Miss Huff Lantana

August Gardening Tips

The hot summer days of August may make it challenging to find comfortable weather to work in the garden. …

Portulaca

Plant Spotlight: Moss Rose

Having you been looking for a flowering annual that requires little care during these hot summer months? Then the …

Container Gardening

July Gardening Tips

Lawn Recycle your clippings as you mow instead of bagging and discarding them. Returning these clippings to the law saves time, …

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