Posts by CLFornari
Spring: My Plants Are Not Doing Well
Cherry trees not flowering, Rhododendron blooms dried, new growth on shrubs and trees wilting, and other weather problems: what to do.Read More
Q & A From Last Week’s Happy Hour
Questions answered about combining plants in containers, if we can plant summer annuals outside now, and fertilizing annual pots.Read More
Should Houseplants Go Outside for the Summer?
Most houseplants benefit from spending the summer outdoors; read where plants should go, how to avoid insects, and other considerations.Read More
Can This Plant Be Saved?
On Cape Cod, roses, butterfly bush, heath/heather, lavender, hydrangeas and crape myrtle suffered damage in 2023. Here’s what to do.Read More
Timing For Vegetable Planting on Cape Cod
Read what seeds and plants you can put in your Cape Cod vegetable garden now, and which varieties should wait until later in May.Read More
Perfect Perennials and Planting For Health
Discover six dependable, beautiful perennials for Cape Cod gardens, and find out why putting plants in the ground helps your health.Read More
Growing Herbs for Flavor & Fun
Here are ten tips for growing herbs in the garden or in containers this summer. See which ones spread or need frequent planting.Read More
Improving Soils As Nature Does It
We know that the “old school” planting methods weren’t helpful. Learn how to improve sandy soils top down, from Mother Nature herself.Read More
Spring Container Ideas
Containers that are planted with spring flowers will lift your spirits through May. Here are ideas for cheerful plant combinations.Read More
Will The Hydrangeas Bloom This Summer?
We answer frequently asked questions about winter damaged leaves and hydrangea buds: how to prune and when, and future hydrangea flowering.Read More