Archive for February 2016

On Your March, Get Set, Grow!

How on earth did it get to be almost March already? I don’t know about you, but time seems to evaporate on me. Although the days whiz by, however, this winter has been a great deal kinder to us and if the current trend continues we just might be in for an early spring.  This…

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Ideas From Flower Show Displays

I am out at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle right now. The Rhode Island Flower Show is also  this weekend, and the Philadelphia Flower Show and the Boston Flower Show are right around the corner. Each of these spring flower shows has an assortment of display gardens and vendors, and all are…

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Houseplant Problems

Are your houseplants surviving but not thriving? This is the time of year when you might be seeing problems on your houseplants. Why would you notice insects, leaf drop and other problems in mid-winter? It’s common for these things to come to a head now because indoor conditions are stressful for plants at this time…

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Snow Day Seed Starting

It is a snow day here on Cape Cod. Just enough is falling to make everything look magical. Trees, shrubs and garden tools alike are instantly rendered more interesting. But after admiring the changing landscape, I’m getting down to business answering some of the emails that have come into the store in the past couple of…

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