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Strawberry Plants May Surprise You

Some gardeners say growing strawberries can be tricky. But, the strawberries I’ve been eating this week pretty much planted themselves.

05/25/2015

Leave Bulb Leaves

You definitely don’t want to cut off tulip or daffodil leaves as they turn from green to brown.

05/20/2015

Watering Do’s And Don’ts When It’s Dry

Water newly planted plants, trees or shrub deeply. DON’T make the mistake of watering a little bit all the time instead.

05/19/2015

Everyone Flocks To Phlox

You can’t plant too much phlox, one of the prettiest perennials.

05/18/2015

Decorate The Table With Dogwoods

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.

05/13/2015

Time To Tidy Up The Garden

Lots of us let the remains of last year’s perennials stand through the winter. Now’s the time to tidy up.

05/12/2015

Don’t Be Alarmed By Spring Leaf Drop

We tend to think of fall as the time for dropping leaves but some trees wait until spring.

05/11/2015

Cool Weather Extends Spring Show

Our cooler-than-usual start to spring helped ensure that early tree blossoms lasted longer than just a day or two.

05/06/2015

You Aren’t Allergic To The Pretty Trees

Don’t avoid planting the prettier trees because you have allergies! They’re not the culprits.

05/05/2015

Mother’s Day Weekend Plant Sales

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.

05/04/2015

Tulip Bulbs Are A Bright Idea

As further proof that plants do most of the work themselves, my tulips are coming up again.

04/29/2015

Discourage Deer From Dining In Your Garden

Now is the time to get out and protect your precious plants pronto with a deer deterrent.

04/28/2015

A Spring Fling At Meadowbrook Farm

This Saturday, May 2nd, you can explore Meadowbrook Farm and learn a thing or two to better your own garden.

04/27/2015

Don’t Plant Yet

Don’t jump the gun and plant too soon. Remember, the ‘final frost’ date around here is mid-May.

04/22/2015

A Wild Display Of Wildflowers At Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve

If you haven’t been there before, this is a great time of year to head to the Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve located near New Hope, PA.

04/21/2015

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