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April Gardening “To-Dos” & Other Chores

April is here, and with its arrival come new gardening “to-dos” and other chores.  Even though temperatures have been well below early April norms, and there are still many scattered snow piles out there, the April chores associated with our … Continue reading

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10 Hanging Basket Essentials

                Hanging baskets can liven up porches, entries, decks, under trees, and just about anywhere else you’re looking for a pop of color.  The right combination of basket, plant, and color will add … Continue reading

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Random Garden Related “To-Do’s” As We Head into March

            It’s now twenty nine days to spring, less than one month, and I am so excited for it to arrive I’m having a hard time concentrating on what I need to do now, next … Continue reading

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Attempting to Winter Sow Seeds

                  The holidays are over, and I am in full “holiday hangover” mode!  I’ve got the winter blues, and I’ve been looking for a way to keep myself occupied for the duration … Continue reading

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Tips on Forcing Spring Bulbs Into Bloom

          Forcing spring blooming bulbs indoors in the winter months not only adds beauty to your décor, but it can be a pretty cool winter project as well.  Almost any spring blooming bulbs can be forced, … Continue reading

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Indoor Gardening Tips

          Do winters cold, colorless, light shortened days tend to get you down in the dumps after awile?  Why not try indoor gardening to lift your spirts until spring arrives.  Indoor gardening doesn’t necessarilly mean you … Continue reading

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Planning Your Winter Landscaping

              As per last Monday’s post winter is starting to settle in pretty good in the Northeast’s zone 5b.  This will be our first full winter in our new property, and I’m already starting … Continue reading

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November “To-Do’s” in the Garden

          October’s over and we’re onto November.  In our part of the world November brings the cold weather and the first signs of snow, but that doesn’t mean I’m not in the garden.  There are a … Continue reading

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Gardening Tips to Close Out October

              October has come to a close, and if you've kept up there really are few things left to do in the garden.  Sure there will be Mums to cut,and a few other late … Continue reading

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Fall Clean-up Checklist

              We had our first light frost in zone 5 last week, and this past weekend I definitely saw the effects.  Most of my hastas and other perennials have lost their color, and they’re … Continue reading

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