Ornamental grasses are a favorite in the landscape. They perform beautifully…until the grasshopper population decides to feast on it. Eating huge portions of the leaf, the grasshopper can leave the damaged leaves an unsightly mess.
Our beautiful gardens and yards are certainly stressed due to the typical August heat. Even with the massive amounts of rain we had earlier in the season, many plants are now struggling.
Wouldn’t it be great to use some of the seeds that our plants are producing now to increase our displays? Growing plants from seed is one of the cheapest ways to increase your garden.
A well-manicured lawn is very pleasing to the eye and it’s a great setting for outdoor activity. By gaining a little “lawn knowledge” we can greatly reduce the cost and time we spend on our lawns.
These stunning flowers bloom in a multitude of colors and can grow up to 5’ tall. Learn more about these beautiful plants that are starting to bloom everywhere.
Utilizing good garden practices can help control pests. Read this before you whip out the pesticides!
Thanks to a rainy spring and last week’s rain deluge, our plants are entering into this season very well-watered. How do we keep it up into the dry summer months?
So what do our gardens need now that we can be outside? Here are some reminders for June gardeners.
A behind-the-scenes view will reveal annual and perennial flowers, vegetable and herb gardening, water management, and hardscape design!
May is a super busy month for gardeners. Conditions are great to get everything in good shape and ready to withstand the hot summer temperatures. This is the time to get new plants in the ground and protect those that we already have, if they survived our winter blast!