At this time of year we often have clear sunny days when it’s a pleasure to be out in the yard and garden. Getting out and enjoying the late-fall weather can also save you time and effort next spring. Here are three ways of reaping rewards now and next season:
After cutting down your perennials [...]
Want to make a wreath out of your hydrangea flowers?
Have you been thinking about keeping chickens?
Come to our Homegrown Harvest Festival and find out how to create a lovely hydrangea wreath and all about keeping chickens.
Chicken lecture by award winning blogger Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest on Saturday September 22nd at 1:30 [...]
Make a house for the fairies.
Take two old plastic hanging baskets.
Cut one down to an inch or two high so that you have a shallow dish with the drainage holes on the bottom.
Cut a door opening in the other. You can use heavy duty scissors or tin snips.
Put the saucer-piece on [...]
At Hyannis Country Garden we have one of the largest selections of Proven Winners on Cape Cod. These annuals are wonderful for containers and gardens, and many of our customers save the tags from year to year so that they can remember which ones they used in the past. Other people take photos of the [...]
As part of our Totally Tomatoes Weekend, Nancy Cavanaugh gave a cooking demonstration that showed some of her favorite ways to prepare home-grown tomatoes. Mouths watered and attendees were rewarded with samples of the dishes she prepared. Of particular interest was the Roasted Tomato Basil Soup from the Barefoot Contessa Cookbook and the Fresh Tomato [...]
Marsha and Lily are presenting The Best of Bonsai this weekend. It will be a two-day celebration of this fascinating combination of art form and plants. This event has us thinking about the appeal of bonsai trees.
These plants are a reminder…a living, three-dimensional Post-it note that prompts us to think about and appreciate natural [...]