Here’s a garden mistake I made that turned into a nice surprise.
The free fertilizer give away is underway! To get yours…just walk outside.
On Sunday, October 19th, from 12-3pm, explore historical farming and have fun with your family at Bloomfield Farm at the Morris Arboretum in Chestnut Hill.
If you’ve got plants in your yard that would be better off somewhere else, now’s the time to move them.
Whether you grow the ornamental peppers or buy a plant with them already on it, keep them out of the reach of pets and children.
Plant pansies in the fall and you’ll have good reason to smile not only in the Spring, but well into summer.
Where you plant things can be as important as what you plant.
It’s time to save seeds from your favorite flowers so you won’t have to buy them next year
To truly celebrate fall, all you really have to do is wander through the 92 acres of gardens in the Morris Arboretum.
The good news is leaf galls aren’t fatal to established trees, so you don’t usually need to do anything to get rid of them.
Road salt hurts plants. Here are some links to good information about salt damage, as well as a list of salt-tolerant plants.
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.
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.