Tag Archives: Soil

Tips for Planting Fall Flower Bulbs…

        As fall and frosts are fast approaching it’s time to start thinking about planting those spring flowering bulbs.  Flowering bulbs are super easy to plant, and if you do your “designing” ahead of time, the actual … Continue reading

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Five Basics of Watering Your Gardens

        These days it feels as if water might just become more precious than gold!  It’s approaching 100° Fahrenheit in Syracuse, New York as I write this post, and we’ve received about .2 inches of rain in … Continue reading

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The Why & How of Testing Your Soil?

        Now that most of us are watching our perennials bloom and starting to plant our annuals, we thought it might be a good time to talk soil.  Healthy soil is essential to healthy shrubs, trees, and … Continue reading

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Just a Few Quick Gardening Tips for May

May has started out pretty wet and wild here in Central New York, but things are starting to look brighter every day!  This week we thought we would put together quick post on some May gardening “to do’s”.  I say … Continue reading

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What We Found for New Perennials this 2012 Season…

So with the winter being so warm and mild my spring cleanup is already close to complete.  I have most of my beds cleared of, old growth, winter debris, and “lost” plants.  Now the beds are all cleaned out I’m … Continue reading

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“Breaking” Down Mulches…

      Nothing says neat like nicely mulched garden beds.  However, mulch isn’t only aesthetically appealing it’s one of the most important things we can do to maintain garden bed health.  Mulching helps retain moisture, reduces erosion, provides nutrients, … Continue reading

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