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Late June Veggie Garden Problems

Do you grow vegetables? If so, here are some situations you might be dealing with, their causes and the organic solutions.

Small Holes in Leaves Cause: flea beetles Solution: dust plants with diatomaceous earth, reapply after a rain. Usually two or three applications will be enough knock the beetles down to acceptable levels.

Shredded Leaves, […]

June is Perennial Month

Daylilies and Echinacea make the July garden come alive with color.

June is a month when gardeners and garden centers celebrate perennial plants. And there are so many to enjoy! Perennials are wonderful in the landscape because they come in all shapes, sizes and colors. But just as people come with assorted appearances and personalities, perennial plants do as well. The secret to having a good […]

Why Every Garden Needs Annuals

The large white puddles of flowers are Snow Princess Lobularia, and annual that frequently lasts through Thanksgiving. This year I planted them with Bidens Campfire Fireburst and Golden Delicious Pineapple Sage. The purple in the background is a Volcano Phlox perennial.

Most of our customers love flowers…the more the better. Flowering shrubs and trees are great for dependable, lower-maintenance color. Perennials provide an ever changing kaleidoscope of flowers that open at different points in the season. But even with a good selection of all of these plants, a garden needs annuals.

Unlike perennials and shrubs, most […]