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April 25, 2019

 

Planting And Division

Digging up the root ball of an established plant completely and cutting it into sections actually benefits the plant.

January 24, 2019

 

Bulb Glasses

Hyacinth are some of the most popular bulbs to force in bulb glasses.

February 9, 2017

 

Bulbs of Narcissus ‘Tete a Tete’.

February

In February the garden’s energy is in its roots...

September 17, 2015

 

Fall-blooming Japanese Anemone.

September Planting

Now is the perfect time to walk around your yard and find spaces that need more color or interest at this time of the year.

September 10, 2015

 

Remember, it takes at least six weeks for a newly planted perennial to get its roots established.

False Economy

Late last fall I bought a lot of perennials at the end of October, and not one of them came back this past spring.

August 27, 2015

 

Clay soil.

Drainage

It's also a good idea to amend heavy clay soil by mixing in sand and vegetative matter.

August 28, 2014

 

Butterfly and Joe-Pye weed.

Sunny Rain Gardens

Deep-rooted native plants can absorb many inches of rain per day, dramatically reducing run-off into streets.

April 18, 2013

 

Watering the Garden (1912), a painting by Daniel Ridgway Knight.

Watering Tips

Newly situated plants need more frequent watering than established plants.

October 11, 2012

 

Hardy perennials at a nursery.

Re-Planting Perennials

Tips for planting or transplanting perennials in the fall.

January 5, 2012

 

Hyacinth flower bulbs.

Underground Storage

Each fall we plant our bulbs for spring bloom...

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