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Dry Summer Means More Watering Before Winter

Anything newly-planted this year – including trees, shrubs, and perennials – needs regular deep watering until they can grow long roots.

7 hours ago

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Get Moving If You Want To Move Plants

If you’ve got plants in your yard that would be better off somewhere else, now’s the time to move them.

10/08/2014

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Save Seeds Now For Spring

It’s time to save seeds from your favorite flowers so you won’t have to buy them next year

09/30/2014

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Plant Trees And Shrubs Now

Even though it’s fun to buy plants in the spring, when so many trees and shrubs flirt with you by being in bloom, Fall is a much better time to put things in the ground.

09/22/2014

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PHS Fall Festival A Bounty Of Family Fun

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Fall Festival, this Saturday at the Navy Yard, offers seasonal fun for the whole family.

09/17/2014

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Fall Flower Bed Is Dream Come True For Hungry Birds

As flowers die back, many turn into bare brown knobs atop dry tan stems. Not much to look at but birds see it as a buffet.

09/15/2014

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A Bloomin’ Hardy Hydrangea

If your big leaf hydrangeas didn’t bloom much this year, after the long winter, what you can do this fall to have more hydrangea flowers next summer is plant our native hydrangeas.

09/08/2014

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Plant Now For Fall Harvest

There are plenty of foods you can plant now, to harvest all through autumn and even into December

08/25/2014

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Transition Time For Gardeners

Commercial landscapers are pulling perfectly good plantings in preparation for the first frost but it seems so cold!

10/23/2013

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Planting Now Is A Bargain

They might look pretty pathetic at the moment, but so many of those deciduous trees and shrubs that you find on sale right now, are a smart gardener’s best friend.

10/15/2013

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Nature’s Garden

Some of the best things in my garden I didn’t plant but I’m glad mother Nature has a green thumb!

09/25/2013

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How To Move Plants And Shrubs

By moving plants correctly early in the fall, you have a good chance they’ll be happily leafing out and blooming in their new spots next spring.

09/24/2013

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A Good Time To Move Trees And Shrubs

Just as fall is the best time of year to plant trees and shrubs, it’s also a good time to move them if you have to.

09/23/2013

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End Of Summer Gardening Tips

Whether you’re closing up a cabin, saying so long to the shore, or just puttering on a patio over Labor Day weekend, here are some easy ways to keep what’s growing looking better in the weeks to come.

08/26/2013

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Hardy Plant Sale This Weekend

The Hardy Plant Society’s Fall Gardener’s Market is this Saturday, August 24th from 9 am to 2 pm. It’s free and open to everyone.

08/21/2013

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