You can’t plant too much phlox, one of the prettiest perennials.
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.
Lots of us let the remains of last year’s perennials stand through the winter. Now’s the time to tidy up.
We tend to think of fall as the time for dropping leaves but some trees wait until spring.
Our cooler-than-usual start to spring helped ensure that early tree blossoms lasted longer than just a day or two.
Don’t avoid planting the prettier trees because you have allergies! They’re not the culprits.
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.
As further proof that plants do most of the work themselves, my tulips are coming up again.
Now is the time to get out and protect your precious plants pronto with a deer deterrent.
This Saturday, May 2nd, you can explore Meadowbrook Farm and learn a thing or two to better your own garden.
Don’t jump the gun and plant too soon. Remember, the ‘final frost’ date around here is mid-May.
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.
The Barnes Arboretum is where I went to gardening school to learn much more about plants than I could on my own. Courses may be a day – or a year.
If you can manage it, why not make a donation to your favorite garden non-profit group? There may be a benefit to both you and the non-profit!
What to do with Easter plants? Try planting them!