Ralph Waldo Emerson claimed weeds were plants for which we have not found a use in the garden. I see it differently. To me, weeds are plants that have found a use for my garden. Or should I say a … Read Article
This tip was offered by a guest at our Smart Gardening Workshop on “Deer-Resistant Gardening”. See what plant you might try as a way to ward off deer.
Last week I told you about my tendency to stray from my shopping list while at the garden center. Thanks for all your comments; I’m glad to know I’m in good company with my mish-mash garden. I’m in the midst … Read Article
It is far beyond frustrating to spend good time, energy and money planning and planting a beautiful garden only to watch deer treat it as a personal all-you-can-eat buffet.
This past winter the deer ate several of my shrubs that I was told they wouldn’t touch, including hollies and some low roses. Can you recommend some truly deer-resistant shrubs? Read Article
How to treat black knot, a disease that affects plum and cherry trees. Read Article
Please help me save my 66-year-old Christmas cactus, which is wilting. Read Article
Try this advice to keep mice, voles, chipmunks and other animals from eating your flower bulbs. Read Article
Ladybugs are good for gardens, but that doesn’t mean you have to welcome them inside your house. Here’s how to keep ladybugs from moving indoors in the fall. Read Article
The activity of certain plants can prompt you to perform certain tasks in the garden. This tip tells you some common indicator plants and what they mean.
Here’s a great tip for removing bindweed from a perennial bed without laborious hand-pulling.