Tag Archives: tip of the week

Mulch Alternatives Around Trees

  Volcano mulching continues to be an epidemic in the landscape. This got me to thinking, if we cannot get people to avoid mounding mulch up against their trees’ trunks, maybe we should do without mulch all together. Gasp! I …

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Patience Is Paying Off!

Lessons Learned From the Secret Garden Last year (has it been that long?) I introduced you to my new landless gardening adventure. I adopted part of a local park that is a few streets from my building, tucked back in …

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Digging Deeper: Garden Know-How

  One of the reasons gardening is a life-long endeavor is that there is always something new to learn about, be it a new garden style, plant, theory, environment or micro-climate. You can scrap your garden and start anew with …

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Time to Move, Slowly, Back Outdoors

If you have tubers in winter storage you are probably getting ready to move them back into the garden. But is it too early? Late spring temperatures can fluctuate, leaving some gardeners pondering if this is the week for planting …

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