The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Fall Festival, this Saturday at the Navy Yard, offers seasonal fun for the whole family.
While lots of herbs won’t survive winter outdoors, many herbs freeze very well inside.
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.
Someone down the street planted a quince shrub this summer, surrounded it with a low chicken wire cage and put up pinwheels discourage visitors. Will it work?
What do you plant in those places that get a lot of sun, where you’d also like to suppress weeds? Try a low-growing native aster.
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.
If you’re free this Friday, you can kick off the first day of the Philadelphia Honey Festival at the Wagner Free Institute of Science.
Other than bare branches, don’t start snipping and pruning your big leaf hydrangeas now or you’ll cut away any chance of having any blooms next year.
The Philadelphia Honey Festival is this weekend with three days of events at three locations, Friday through Sunday.
Hoards of beetles seemed to hatch in my garden almost overnight. When it comes to garden pests, If it isn’t one thing, it’s another.
Like people, some plants are picky eaters and simply don’t thrive on a rich diet.
There are plenty of foods you can plant now, to harvest all through autumn and even into December
Late summer plant sales are a sure sign Fall is fast approaching.
Some morning glories can be very weedy, and the ones in my garden are certainly ‘volunteers’, I never planted them. So, I enjoy a few, and weed the rest.
I’ve never really started many plants from seed because doing it indoors always seems so fussy and labor intensive to me. But, seeds sprinkled outside grow with little effort on your part.