Pruning Rose of Sharon

Although Rose of Sharon can be pruned in early spring, if you want to get rid of the seed pods and also prune, this is the time of year for doing so.

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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…

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5 Tips for Early Season Fertilizing

If you’re wondering how to fertilize your plants in late-May, here are some pointers for Cape Cod gardeners. Most landscape plants are best fertilized with an organic fertilizer. Shrubs, trees and perennials seldom need the “fast food” of a synthetic fertilizer, and the slow release of nutrients that organics offer works in a way that…

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14 Fantastic Shrubs for Foundation Plantings

When planting shrubs around a foundation of your house, it’s smart to think of three things: foliage, flowers and the future. We focus on foliage because in most such beds it’s good to have a mix of some plants that keep their leaves all year (evergreens) and some (deciduous) that drop leaves in the winter.…

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How To Plant An Herb Garden

herbs and flowers growing in raised beds made of wood

Personally, I find it very difficult to cook without fresh herbs. I’m thrilled when the chives poke up in April and I can start picking out of the herb garden once again. But herb’s aren’t just for cooking and flavorful food…they are wonderful in beverages, from teas to cocktails or garnishes in sparkling water. And…

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