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

Oh No DEER...Not Here!

Oh No DEER…Not Here!

If deer are causing problems in your yard and garden, here are some ways to protect your plants. Home Remedies Natural repellents like dish soap, cayenne pepper, sour milk, garlic and rottenRead More

Using a Terrarium to Start Tuberous Begonias

Using a Terrarium to Start Tuberous Begonias

Terrariums are the latest trend in home décor, but did you know that you can use them to get a jump start on your garden? Terrariums can act as aRead More