Now that Halloween is over and your jack-o-lanterns are starting to turn to mush, you need to know how to purge them properly! But how do you dispose of your pumpkins? Throw them in the trash? Think again! Studies show that 1.91 billion pounds of pumpkins grown annually in the US end up in landfills… Read more »
Choosing the right ground cover for your landscape seems like a daunting task. A common choice for most landscapes is quality top soil. It’s not unusual to see Mum’s and fresh fall vegetables popping through your gardens this season with a fresh coat top soil underneath. You may also see a lovely layer of mulch in… Read more »
Why Beans are Best in Fall! With fall nearing, you may be worried that your fresh produce supply is nearing the end of season. Even though colder weather is around the corner, you still have time to grow a crop of delicious beans in a little over a month’s time! Bush beans are a choice… Read more »
Planting isn’t just a springtime activity. There are plenty of veggies you can plant right now to ensure you garden continues as late into the year as possible. Make sure you know the “first frost” average for your area. Remember, we could see some in this area by mid-September. So, hurry now, pick up some… Read more »
There’s a great trend out there in landscaping that uses sand and stone to highlight the “normal” landscaping around homes. It’s not that new, especially if you’ve seen homes in the southwestern part of the county where watering isn’t that easy and is sometimes frowned upon. A lot of people are interested in incorporating sand… Read more »
There is a lot of “buzz” around the show, The Crown and, if you have ever watched you may have seen the countless gardens and landscaping luxuries surrounding the castles of the British royals. The landscaping around their homes can be quite extravagant. But you don’t need a castle to have that kind of landscaping…. Read more »
Your tools are prepped, your garden plan is created, and you’re ready to start planting your garden! Keep these tips in mind to create a successful garden this year.