I am often asked why my guests aren’t eaten alive in my garden. I have an easy method of keeping my guests, family, pets and myself comfortable! Starting the 1st of April I apply monthly applications of Cedarcide Granules to my entire garden. These little coated granules repel mosquitos, chiggers, fleas, flies and no-see-ums. Every two […]
Well, I could say "EVERYTHING!". But, I'll narrow it down for you. Japanese Maples. Every home lucky enough to have some shade should have at least one Japanese Maple. Feed with Espoma Holly-tone and it'll offer gorgeous color spring, summer and fall. Right now, my personal favorites are 'Coral Bark' and 'Bloodgood' (above). The color […]
Japanese maples are magnificent small trees to help create your zen garden along with water features, Buddha statues and shaded sitting areas. Japanese maples are slow growing, have many different growth habits, a huge variety of leaf shapes, and spectacular fall color that ranges from golden yellow to fiery red. They perform best as […]
Just wanted to give everyone a heads up that we're filling up our 2011 School o f Gardening calendar and many classes are already listed online here: Events Be sure to check out the additional vegetable gardening classes in January!