https://ift.tt/2tQFMyF Tuesday tip: Plan for weeds! Weeds can be inevitable, even in the most well-kept yard. As the weather gets warmer, the weeds come out, but there are ways of deterring them from growing in your garden. Apply mulch, use weed mats and cultivate.
Keep a l?k out for these two! They seem like fun yard friends now but in no time you’re going to find their burrs on all your socks, pants and pets. Velcro Weed on top and Spreading Hedge Parsley, pull them before they put up a real fight!
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Once again we bring you an installment of Ask a Gardener, where I, the burgeoning amateur gardener ask our pros advice. This time, it’s all about these torrential rains. I just planted some seeds and then we had torrential rains… should I be concerned? It’s possible they have moved, with erosion. A lot depends on how […]
This week we ask Heather Coffey, our lead maintenance gardener, about her favorite Spring bounty. 1. What’s your favorite spring veggie to harvest and why? I am a fan of radishes. They are adorable, iconic, spicy and tasty. 2. How do you make sure it makes it to harvest time? They are easy to keep alive. […]
Today we celebrate the institution and conservation based collective known to the world as The Boy Scouts. Many of you may know the pledge: “A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent. This is Scout Law.” Then lifting his three middle fingers of his right hand in […]
Assuming this impending winter is remotely like the previous one, it will last forever and surely kill us all. And unless you are a complete recluse in a hermetically sealed chamber, you will catch a cold, and it will ruin you. Obviously, there are no guaranteed methods to avoid this dire fate, but there are […]
Step 1! Purchase pieces of pre-cut 1 foot rebar for each bed you desire to cover, we use 6-8 pieces per 10 foot bed, and we space them about 3-4′ apart. These run about .75 cents a piece at Home Depot. Also purchase a 100ft coil of black plastic irrigation tubing, (the thicker tubing without […]