It’s National Pollinator Month, and that means it's time to celebrate all things winged and crawling with a perennial pollinator garden!
The plants we choose for a pollinator garden and the practices we employ make a huge difference. Choosing nectar rich plants, native plants, host/habitat plants, and opting for low … Continue Reading ››
At the intersection of edible landscaping and pollinator gardening, Prunus Americana is poised to please. The free-spirited gardener interested in creating a food forest and planting for pollinators will adore the American Plum. Likewise, this spring specimen works marvelously in more manicured gardens as long as regular pruning is performed.
The American Plum is … Continue Reading ››
Pollinator gardens are all the rage, and we hope this isn't a passing trend! In addition to providing much needed habitat and food for these essential creatures, there is another extremely important reason to plant for pollinators: to watch bees stuff themselves into flowers.
If you haven't witnessed this phenomenon, you will not regret … Continue Reading ››
Gardeners know a special feeling. The certain, singular contentment of picking fresh fruit, harvest basket in hand and the sun on your shoulders, is incomparable to nearly any other human experience. And it makes sense, gathering food is as old as humankind.
Gardening is a labor of love. Time, money, sweat; there is investment … Continue Reading ››
Hardy mums are out on the benches! It might feel a little early to be talking about these fall stunners, but timing is important with mums if you want to enjoy them year after year. (And we know you do!)
Here are our tips for growing magnificent mums:
Get them in early! Don’t wait until … Continue Reading ››