If any of your houseplants ever seem to be feeling a little under the weather, come and visit our Houseplant Pharmacy. Here are some of the eco-friendly remedies we most prescribe.
New England gardeners most often value evergreens for their ability to serve as a four-season privacy screen from neighbors. Good evergreens make good neighbors!
Whether you're pruning back overgrown shrubs, battling back weeds, deadheading annuals, or cleaning up broken tree branches after a storm, good gardening tools matter.
From sea birds to song birds, we’re blessed with a wide assortment of beautiful birds to enjoy here in New England. If you’d like to make your yard a more attractive habitat for birds, here are some ways.
It’s an invigorating time of year to be out in the garden. Warm days, cold nights, and no bugs! That’s a good thing because there’s a lot to get done before winter arrives. Here is our Fall Garden Checklist to help you get started.
It is common practice to summer houseplants outdoors, and as autumn’s cooler temps creep in, we bring them back indoors. But beware! Insects can hitch a ride inside with them. Here are a few steps we recommend you follow before moving houseplants back indoors.
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Bulbs are some of the easiest and most dramatic flowers you can add to your landscape and containers, and you can make them even more spectacular when you create layers of bulbs for lush growth and bursts of brilliant color, month after month. But the number one complaint we hear about bulbs is that squirrels and other critters gobble them up right away. So here are some tips on proper bulb planting, and ways to deter garden pests.
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Many people think that as cooler autumn temperatures creep in, it’s time to stop gardening and start putting our gardens to bed for the winter. Not so! Fall is an ideal time for planting. The weather is cool but the soil is still warm enough for root development, daylight is gentler, and autumn rains typically keep the soil nicely moist. Trees, shrubs, perennials, lawns, vegetables, lawn grass, and yes, even annuals, love this kind of weather.
Hibiscus are confusing. Especially in the North. So let's take a closer look at the three most common hibiscus plants found in New England gardens.
You love flowers. You love being outside. You would love to get a pretty garden going. But how do you start? Here are 10 tips for the beginner gardener:
- Location. Plan how you’ll use and enjoy your garden areas. Think through what will flatter your home’s facade. Where do you often sit outside or host parties? Do you want more privacy from your neighbors? What do you most often look out at from the rooms in your home?