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Earth Friendly-Best Practices: following up on organic gardening practices, here is a list of items to consider to help the environment

Feb 16, 2017

  PLANT WISELY 1.  Select and use locally native plants appropriate for the site conditions when appropriate;    provide habitats for wildlife. 2.  Plant the right plant in the right place. Read more >

ORGANIC GARDENING PRACTICES

Jan 30, 2017

We are quick to spray our gardens and lawns with pesticides to control insects and diseases that plague our plants.  However, what are we doing to our environment when we Read more >

ORNAMENTALS YOU MAY NOT KNOW

Dec 20, 2015

All of us have favorite plants.  Mine are dwarf conifers.  They are generally evergreen shrubs with needle like leaves that are slow growing, reaching maximum sizes that typically do not Read more >

GROWING MOSS IN SHADY AREAS

Dec 20, 2015

Shady gardens and lawns are often difficult.  Moss, which is a small flowerless plant, grows in dense green clumps or mats in damp shady areas.  These plants lack true roots Read more >

IMPORTANCE OF GOOD DRAINAGE

Sep 26, 2015

All plants have a particular need for certain amounts of water at their root area.  Soil water, good or bad, may be the single most important factor in plant growth.  Read more >