July Do’s and Don’ts For Gardeners

Summer Flowers

July in the garden is a difficult month. You’re halfway through the growing year but the weather makes demands on you and your plants that cannot be ignored. Here’s how you and your garden can survive the month.

Caring For Containers in Summer

Container Garden

More and more people are discovering the joy of container gardening. They may have limited space – or limited time – in which to garden. For them a couple of containers on their balcony, patio, or porch steps will do the trick nicely. We are now in the middle of summer heat when all plants,

Rites of Spring

Spring-Butterflies

Ah spring, that season when hope triumphs over past experiences for gardeners. Not long ago I was out working in my garden and pondering the connection between what I was doing and the spring activities that have gone on since the dawn of time. some things just have to happen out in the garden every

Preparing For the Coming Spring

SpringFlowers

Spring is a crazy time for gardeners. We wait for the arctic air to retreat north while counting the days to the last frost. Then one morning we step outside and discover that spring has snuck in under cover of darkness and we’re instantly behind on weeding, watering, and transplanting. This is no time to

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