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Have you ordered your spring bulbs yet? Here’s a new perspective on planting spring bulbs – they’re essential resources for pollinators. Most gardeners think about spring-flowering bulbs in terms of color – which is something we desperately need after a long winter. But spring-flowering bulbs are valuable for another reason: they’re an early source of nectar for pollinators. Think about planting these spring bulbs this October to help out bumblebees, native bees, and other pollinators in the early days of…Read More
Now is the perfect time to play doctor in the garden. Look for the sick or injured. Look for plants that haven’t thrived, plants with a disease, and plants riddled with pests. You don’t want to leave any diseased plants in your garden over the winter. If you can do only one fall garden chore, taking out the sick and infirm is what you want to do. All these babies get dug up and escorted out of my garden. Generally,…Read More
Well, it’s time to get serious about remaking our containers – especially on the front porch and around the front door. Editing containers from time to time is essential to keep them looking great. Sometimes combinations don’t work well; other times, plants can grow in unexpected ways – too tall, too bushy, or just an abject failure. With the arrival of fall, it’s the perfect time to remove spent plants and replace them with selections that are more seasonally appropriate.…Read More
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