Pruning Rose of Sharon

On Cape Cod many grow, and love, their Rose of Sharon shrubs, Hibiscus syriacus. They are a favorite late-summer bloomer with single or double flowers in shades of pink, white, lavender or blue. This large-growing, upright shrub is often used in mixed shrub borders and privacy plantings, or in foundation beds where they can grow…

What To Do With Roses in September

Wondering if you should cut roses down in the fall, fertilize or continue deadheading? Here's your 5 steps to fall rose care.

Tips For Bulb Planting Success

Here are some tips for planting bulbs on Cape Cod. From daffodils to garlic, learn how to grow spring bulbs.

Fall Lawn Care Fixes with Bonide

As temperatures drop in late summer and early fall, cool-season grasses peak in growth. Warm days and cool nights make fall the perfect time for establishing new grass and strengthening existing lawns. We have lawn experts here at Hyannis Country Garden who are ready to answer your questions. Following are a few products from Bonide…

Back To Basics ~ How Plants Work

Plants grow in particular ways for a reason, so understanding the basic parts and the functions they provide helps us to have better yards and gardens.

What To Do With A Too Big Hydrangea

Our customers frequently ask how and when to prune their hydrangeas that are growing too large. Here's our advice.

Daylily Care in August

Daylilies are reliable perennials that grow well on Cape Cod, but in August they can use a bit of maintenance.

Essential Products: Concentrates & Sprayer

Hear why a pump sprayer should be an essential tool in your

The Wild and Wonderful August Garden

Holes, Hornworms, Weird Vegetables and Aphids It’s August, and all kinds of interesting things are showing up in our gardens. From the weird to the wonderful, here are some of the things our customers are noticing in their gardens. Holes in the Hardy Hibiscus! If your hardy hibiscus leaves are looking like lace, you’re seeing…

New Foundation Plantings

If the shrubs and trees around your house are no longer attractive, it might be time to replant your foundation beds. Here are 5 tips for planting great curb appeal.

Mid-Summer Landscape & Garden Fix-ups

As we head into July, know that a few quick fixes can give a tremendous lift to your yard and garden. Here are some photos showing how to improve several situations to create areas that make you happy into October. The gardens on Cape Cod tend to look fantastic through October, so any changes you…

Notable Natives: Asclepias tuberosa

Are you looking for a perennial that is drought tolerant, supports pollinators and helps monarch butterflies? Butterfly weed!

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