April is the time to fertilize shrubs and perennials As your plants start to actively grow, now is the time to feed your trees, shrubs, and perennials with Dr. Earth Organic Fertilizer. Dr Earth blends of Continue Reading.
Vegetable Gardening Tips
Vegetables play an important role in nutrition We all seem to be trying to eat healthier, more organically, and fresher. Nothing achieves that purpose better than your own home vegetable garden and doubly good if it’s Continue Reading.
Using Soil Amendments
Soil amendments improve the physical nature of soil Whether you are planting your latest plant find from the nursery or just preparing your beds for mulching, you should amend your soil with a good soil amendment. Continue Reading.
Winterizing Your Garden
Know your plant hardiness zone and your frost date The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The map Continue Reading.
Raised Garden Beds
A raised planter can provide fresh produce from March to December With the trend toward fresh and natural fruit and vegetables, there is nothing more refreshing or satisfying than growing your own. Raised beds are great Continue Reading.
Protecting Crape Myrtle During Winter
Crape myrtles are chiefly known for their colorful, long-lasting flowers and multiple trunks With their long blooming time and an assortment of colors, crepe myrtles are very popular. Unfortunately, many Crape Myrtle varieties are at the Continue Reading.
Understanding how water will freeze is key Does frost-resistant mean frost-proof or winter-proof? The short answer is no. When thinking about the best way to winterize planters, there’s one thing everyone should realize: When freezing water expands, it expands with force capable Continue Reading.
Weed Prevention in Planting Beds
Proven methods for effective weed control Each spring, as we wake up from our winter hibernation, we can’t wait to dress up our beds for spring. Sometimes the first sight we see is weeds, some leftover Continue Reading.