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What To Do With Amaryllis Now

On Cape Cod, Amaryllis should be left out through September and brought into a cool location to rest sometime in October.

Bringing Plants Inside

We answer your questions about when to bring houseplants indoors, whether to repot or fertilize, and how to control insects.

Fall Lawn Renewal

Fall the ideal time to renew a lawn, and Country Garden's organic lawn expert, Dekes, tells you how to fertilize, top-dress, and seed in September.

Improving Flowering Containers at Summer’s End

From cutting back and fertilizing, to topdressing or replanting, there are several ways to refresh your containers at the end of summer.

Shrub and Tree Care in the Middle of August

Watch for leaf-spot fungus and gray mold, water shrubs and trees deeply less often, and routinely cut off vines such as greenbrier and bittersweet.

Tomato Troubles & Triumphs

Black scabs on the bottom, yellowing leaves, giant green worms, and critters that steal your fruit: Here are some tomato problems and their solutions.

Baby, It’s Dry Outside

Here are some tips for dealing with the dry conditions on Cape Cod. Recognize drought stress in your plants, watering suggestions and helping plants survive

Perennial Garden Summer Fix-Ups

In early August your perennial garden needs some attention to look its best. Deadheading, weeding, cutting back and adding plants will make gardens better.

Outdoor Rooms

Create several outdoor living spaces in your yard and garden. Find cool, shady spots for morning coffee, evening cocktails, or places for working remotely.

Mid-July Garden Maintenance

Tying tomatoes, cutting perennials, and being alert for pests will improve your landscape, dinner table, and frame of mind in mid-summer. Get out and enjoy!

Hydrangea Happiness on Cape Cod

Learn about the Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival, get a sneak peak of some gardens, and read tips for summer Hydrangea care, changing colors and watering.

Is It Too Late To Plant?

Summer is a fine time to plant on Cape Cod. Read some tips for success with your summer planting.

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