Fall is the time to think about Spring – at least for your garden! Planting spring-blooming bulbs now is the surest way to ensure a beautiful garden display when you most need it at the end of our dreary winters. And, if you spend winters in the south, coming north at the end of winter to a stunning array of spring blossoms makes your homecoming that much sweeter…Continue Reading "Planting Bulbs"
“September is dressing herself in a show of dahlias and splendid marigolds and starry zinnias…” Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. When & Where To Plant For best results, dahlias should be planted from mid April through May when ground temperature are about 60 degrees. In general, about the same time you would plant your vegetable garden….Continue Reading “Dahlias”
Hydrangeas are excellent for a range of garden sites from group plantings to shrub borders to containers. Varieties abound (every year, it seems, breeders present us with more options!), and gardeners’ expectations of bloom size and color are boundless. To know how your hydrangea will grow, pay attention to the types, defined below. When you know…Continue Reading “Hydrangea”