What we are doing in our gardens in the early summer! Weed Prevention Have a little too much growing in your beds? Weed control can be extremely challenging and is arguably one of the most frustrating Continue Reading.
Bee More Friendly
You can help your garden and save the bees Honey bees and other native bee populations have been experiencing decline due to loss of habitat, increased use of pesticides (especially Neonicotinoids), disease, and other baffling issues Continue Reading.
Spring is an excellent time to plant a dogwood tree A stand out amongst spring flowering trees is our native flowering dogwood, Cornus florida. Cornus florida is one of those multi-season performers with beautiful large white Continue Reading.
Invasive Plant Alternatives
Use these plant substitutes for those popular but invasive plants species What is an Invasive Plant? When a plant is labeled invasive, it means that the plant has been determined to spread aggressively to the detriment Continue Reading.
Gasper Garden To-Do List: Spring
What we are doing in our gardens in Spring! Plant Annuals & Containers Once the danger of frost has passed, it is time to plant containers and beds with seasonal annuals. In our Philadelphia area, the Continue Reading.
Gasper Garden To-Do List: Early Spring
What we are doing in our gardens in Early Spring! Fertilize Trees and Shrubs It is best to fertilize trees and shrubs in the early spring right before they begin actively growing for the season. We Continue Reading.
Gasper Garden To-Do List: Late Winter/Early Spring
What you can be doing in late winter and early spring to get ready for the season Prune Trees and Shrubs There are many trees and shrubs for which late winter is the perfect time to Continue Reading.
Think like a Landscape Designer: Multi- Seasonal Plantings
Here Are 5 Tips To Designing A Multi-Seasonal Planting 1. Start With Your Evergreens Your evergreens are the bones or foundation structure of your landscape design. Because they hold their leaves year round, they will help Continue Reading.