How to Force Hyacinth Bulbs for Indoor Flowers

How to Force Hyacinth Bulbs for Indoor Flowers

Dutch hyacinths are among the world’s most fragrant flowers. These spring-blooming bulbs flower at the same time as daffodils and tulips. They are a beautiful addition to any yard or garden, andRead More

Know Your Lilies: Asiatics, Orientals, Trumpets and More!

Know Your Lilies: Asiatics, Orientals, Trumpets and More!

It’s pretty easy to tell the difference between daylilies (hemerocallis) and true lillies (lilium). Daylilies have a dense root system, long, strappy foliage and clusters of flowers on wiry stems. True liliesRead More

Best Practices for Watering Plants

Best Practices for Watering Plants

Summer is vacation season, and if you’re leaving home for more than a few days, you’ll probably need to ask someone to water your garden and containers. When I’m away, my instructions for which plants needRead More

Fertilizer Basics -- Why and How to Feed Your Plants

Fertilizer Basics — Why and How to Feed Your Plants

Plants that are well fed are healthier, more pest and disease resistant, and produce bigger, better crops of flowers and fruit. As gardeners we are eager to do right by our plantsRead More