This Month

“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”