Virtues: We love climbing hydrangea for its ability to act as groundcover or climb up walls and trellises, all while offering a wonderful showcase of rich, dark green foliage that contrasts beautifully against the clusters of white, fragrant flowers in … Read Article
A neighborhood cat keeps walking through my garden and I don’t want him to. What can I do?
We live on a busy street and experience a lot of noise from cars, pedestrians, etc. What are some landscaping ideas for reducing noise coming into our yard and windows?
Growing your own vegetable garden is a great way to live a greener (no pun intended) lifestyle by cultivating your own food, preparing these delicious, nutritious edibles in recipes and saving you from extra trips to the grocery store.
Having chickens is a great way to control the pests that lurk in yards. They love to feast on slugs, beetles, ticks and many other small bugs. However, as they graze chickens can scratch around new plants, burying them or … Read Article
I saw an opossum in my garden. What can you tell me about opossums?
Virtues: We love Hicks’s yew for its stunning deep green foliage that offers a magnificent display in landscapes all year, and its compact form. Bright red, rounded fruits appear in fall, offering a striking contrast against the rich foliage.
Virtues: We love rhubarb for its tangy yet sweet, crisp flavor, the perfect companion for strawberries or the main ingredient in pies, jams and jellies.
What are some reasons for gardening in raised beds?
Most gardeners would agree that crops should be rotated, but the reality is that this is not always necessary. If you have a small garden, it may even prove impossible.
To keep your trees and shrubs thriving, watering before and after planting is an essential task.