Archive for November 2011

Raised Beds

A raised bed garden? You can grow that! A raised bed kit special at the store got me thinking about this topic today. If you’re thinking about installing raised beds, here are some tips for success: The beauty of raised beds is having planting areas that you don’t step on. This keeps soil structure intact.…

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Repurposing A Birdbath

Many people put an electric heater in one birdbath so that their feathered friends have fresh water all winter. Other birdbaths may be turned over for the winter or brought into the garage until spring, however. Instead of closing these down or packing them away, consider filling them with natural materials. They can be left…

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Planting Kale

At this time of year the kale are the most vibrant plants in the garden. They didn’t look so colorful when we were selling at the garden center in September, but now…stand back! Brilliant color just when everything else is dying. The cold temperatures bring out the brilliant hues in this plant so placing them in…

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Talking Plants, Products, and More…

Welcome to the Hyannis Country Garden Blog! Although we’re fully decked out for the holidays and helping customers with trees, wreaths, poinsettias and other Christmas decor, it is also time to get our company blog going. Something new? We can grow that! This is the place where we’ll chat about all manner of things from…

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