Plant Stress Help

Plant Stress Help

After a cold, wet spring, we are now having a dry, hot summer! When temperatures are above 90°F, plant growth is slowed. Leaves may fold or get scorched. Blossoms and fruit may drop. Yellow leaves can signify too little AND too much water. Watch your plants and check...
5 Plants With Personality

5 Plants With Personality

A new shipment of houseplants has arrived and we can’t wait to show them off! We have the easy care varieties, such as Sanseviera, Peperomia, Spider, Pilea, Pothos and indoor succulents. A few unique plants are featured below. You can have a houseplant in every room,...

Delight in a Moon Garden

While we can’t predict the weather for viewing, we do know there will be a stellar lunar event this weekend. On Sunday night, May 15 beginning at 8:32pm, the moon will be opposite the sun, in full shadow of our Earth, creating a total eclipse. The May full moon is...
Sounds of Nature

Sounds of Nature

Feet up, relaxed, sitting outdoors in a beautifully landscaped yard. You may be reading or enjoying your favorite beverage as you listen to the songbirds. This outdoor oasis is no mirage. With a little planning and willingness to get your hands in the dirt, your...
Spring Flowering Trees & Shrubs

Spring Flowering Trees & Shrubs

When walking through the neighborhood or taking a drive, notice how many spring blooming trees and shrubs catch your eye. You probably have a spot in mind where one will fit in your yard. Here are a few choices that work well in suburban landscapes. Ornamental Trees...
Fertilizers & Amendments

Fertilizers & Amendments

The clay soil in our area of Zone 5b can be compact and may drain poorly. Plant roots need air and water. The best care you can give your new plants is to improve the soil. Fertilizers supply nutrients to the soil. Amendments improve the condition of the soil so it...