Did you find some flowers on sale? Good for you. Now get them into the ground or planters pronto because many annuals in particular could be very ‘root bound’ by now.
Those old-fashioned big leaf hydrangeas didn’t bloom last year because the winter before was so harsh, but now they’re back!
If you’ve got a plant you’re worried about because it’s got funny leaves or evidence of a disease the Plant Clinic is now open!
Summer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs
Let your gift stand out by choosing flowers and plants that will last beyond the second Sunday in May.
When you walk in soft, muddy plant beds, the weight of your footsteps seriously compacts the soil, pressing out the oxygen and making it harder for plants to breath.
Philadelphia’s annual harbinger of warmer days is rapidly approaching, and we’ve got your guide to all of the floral festivities.
Salt is very tough on plants and other ice melters have limits too. Try sand instead.
Plants have feelings, too. Sort of.
Anything newly-planted this year – including trees, shrubs, and perennials – needs regular deep watering until they can grow long roots.
David Benner hasn’t mowed his lawn in over 40 years. He doesn’t fertilize, yet his yard is lush and green under shady trees. How’d he do that?
Where you plant things can be as important as what you plant.
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.
For devastating infestations on a precious plant or big tree, I’d call a professional. Otherwise, I prune out obvious damage and let Nature fight it out.
Sometimes water just sits on top of potting soil and won’t soak in, overflowing instead. Here’s a quick fix to avoid the mess.