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If you’ve got a plant you’re worried about because it’s got funny leaves or evidence of a disease the Plant Clinic is now open!
Garden Conservancy Open Days will let you see some of the best private gardens around; this year, featuring graduates of the Barnes Foundation’s Arboretum School.
Some gardeners say growing strawberries can be tricky. But, the strawberries I’ve been eating this week pretty much planted themselves.
You definitely don’t want to cut off tulip or daffodil leaves as they turn from green to brown.
Water newly planted plants, trees or shrub deeply. DON’T make the mistake of watering a little bit all the time instead.
You can’t plant too much phlox, one of the prettiest perennials.
While it’s wonderful to admire flowering trees, those lilacs, dogwoods and so many others, are even lovelier to see and smell on your dining room table.
Lots of us let the remains of last year’s perennials stand through the winter. Now’s the time to tidy up.
We tend to think of fall as the time for dropping leaves but some trees wait until spring.
Our cooler-than-usual start to spring helped ensure that early tree blossoms lasted longer than just a day or two.
Don’t avoid planting the prettier trees because you have allergies! They’re not the culprits.
Plant sales this weekend conveniently coincide with Mother’s Day, the middle of May which is usually the ‘last frost’ date for most of our area.
As further proof that plants do most of the work themselves, my tulips are coming up again.
Now is the time to get out and protect your precious plants pronto with a deer deterrent.
This Saturday, May 2nd, you can explore Meadowbrook Farm and learn a thing or two to better your own garden.