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Archive for April 2020

Vegetable Garden Q&A

Here are four questions that there wasn’t time to answer during the recent Vegetable Gardening Webinar. Q: I have tomato seedlings with purple foliage. Can I save them? Purple foliage on tomatoes usually indicates stress. The most common cause is that they are too cold. Cold temperatures prevent the tomatoes from absorbing the nutrients they…

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Spring Planting ~ Late April Common questions we hear in late April are: “What can I plant now?” or “Is it safe to plant…” So here’s a quick rundown of what can be planted in Cape Cod landscapes in the next two weeks. Perennials It’s fine to plant perennials now. Even those that are a…

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Organic Solutions From Bonide

When our customers have difficulties in their yards and gardens, they want organic solutions. That’s why we’re pleased to offer a range of garden problem-solvers from the Bonide company. Here are just three of  the Bonide solutions that are favorites of our employees and customers. Rewards Members’ Discount ~ $5.00 off a purchase of $25…

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Beautiful Containers With Miracle Gro Potting Mix

Summer is a short season in New England, so it’s only natural that people want their flowering containers to do well. Here are some tips for successful planting this spring. Fill the entire pot or box with good quality potting soil. Do not put rocks, mulch or other debris in the bottom of a pot.…

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Spring Hydrangea Care

There are several ways you can help your mophead and lacecap hydrangeas to do well this summer. Here are your Hydrangea tips for success in flowering.

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HCG Cocktail Party #2

Our second virtual cocktail party was a great success. Here’s the recipe for the drink based on the apple mint that is up and growing now.

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We Love Proven Winners Plants

Proven Winners Early Bird Sale $4.99 each from 4/15 to 4/26. It’s always a happy day for our garden center and customers when the Proven Winners shipments arrive. Pots of flowering annuals fill the benches with color, and texture. And because Proven Winners plants have been carefully selected for the qualities that homeowners and gardeners…

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