For all the fuss about the trouble with old fashioned pink and blue hydrangeas this year, there’s a stand out in the garden that’s doing just dandy after our harsh winter.
The Emerald Ash Borer is here, an invasive beetle from Asia which has already destroyed tens of millions of ash trees across the USA!
To make an impact in the garden, nothing succeeds like repetition and, since annuals only bloom for one season, don’t be shy.
Unlike the alien white variety, our native Trumpet Honeysuckle or Coral Honeysuckle is a sweet vine in many ways and not invasive.
For over 30 years, the Wilmington City Gardens contest has helped revitalize and beautify local neighborhoods. Take the tour this weekend.
If you don’t want to deadhead your rhododendron, don’t bother. Deadheading saves the plant some energy it would spend making seed heads, but really, the plant won’t care much either way.
On Saturday June 21st, you can explore four distinct gardens across two acres on one private property in Green Lane, PA.
A nice way to spend Father’s Day is to visit one of the many historic mills in our area.
It looks lovely and it smells sweet – this past week has been high time to have a Fringetree – or three – in your yard. And the true beauty is its low maintenance.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has been honoring local beautification efforts for decades, and they’ve just launched a new Gardening and Greening Contest. Enter and win.
As tempting as it might be to prune those dead-looking hydrangeas, I’ve thought in other years that those tan, dry blank sticks would never leaf out…but most did.
Why should you go around snipping or snapping the tops off your bulbs once the show is over?
No matter how much you love plants, most of us end up with something in our garden now and then that we want to get rid of. Don’t use chemicals. Try this.
Even though they’re late, the ‘Endless Summer’ hydrangeas should bloom this year but, given the long cold winter we had, the more old-fashioned varieties may not.
What makes the railroad set up at Morris Arboretum extra special is that in their quarter-mile tiny track display, everything’s crafted of natural materials.