Monthly Archives: June 2018

11 Things You Must Do To Your Garden During (and after) Heavy Rain

rain

Our gardens love rain however, when rain is heavy and accompanied by winds, it can be potentially harmful and ruin our hard work.  Follow these tips to protect your garden before, during and after a downpour… BEFORE… 1. Remove damaged shoots and limbs Before a rain storm, remove any dead shoots and limbs from your plants to […]

Vacation Watering Tips

Keep your garden watered while you’re on vacation with this easy-to-follow guide. A trip out of town, even for a weekend, can seem like an impossibility when the gardening season is in full swing. There are a few simple tips and devices that can alleviate fears of wilt and plant loss in the garden due […]

Using Landscape Edging

Using Landscape Edging

Landscape edging is a permanent, hard material that supplies a crisp edge between areas of the garden. Here’s a guide to using landscaping edging in your yard. Edging plays important roles in the garden. Most well-designed gardens consist of a series of shapes and forms, each representing an area set aside for a different purpose, […]

How Much Should You Water Your Potted Plants?

Watering Planters

When you water a container plant, the goal is to moisten the entire root ball and apply just enough water so that some drains out the bottom. Now, if the container is properly planted, a space exists between the top of the soil and the container’s rim that you can fill with water. It may […]