The hustle and bustle of spring has passed and our gardens are happily growing away. June is a great month to enjoy time outside in the fresh air and do a bit of garden maintenance. Here's our quick list of June garden tasks.
June Garden List
Weed the garden. Weed again. Keep weeding! Top up … Continue Reading ››
The season is winding down and fall cleanup is imminent in many of our gardens. If you plan to cut your plants back for winter, make sure you do so thoughtfully. Many of our favorite landscape plants don't need a fall pruning. In fact, cutting them back might mean no flowers next year, … Continue Reading ››
Oak trees are among the toughest, most beautiful, and longest lived trees in both our urban forests and native woodlands. Most people do not realize that oaks can also grow quite rapidly into nice sized shade trees. The misconception is that oaks are slow growing. We are consistently able to get oak trees … Continue Reading ››
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 ››
Stately, mature oak trees are truly a sight to behold. These sturdy trees provide excellent shade, beauty in the landscape, and wildlife support. What’s not to love? Completing oak tree pruning when your trees are young is the best way to encourage a lovely shape when they mature.
While oaks are fairly … Continue Reading ››