Preparing your New England Garden for Vacation

by Jessica B. June 23rd, 2016
Are you planning on going away this year for an extended summer vacation? If so and you are based in New England, you will need to plan your garden accordingly so you can still get the maximum growth and not end up with a
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June Gardening for the Desert Southwest

by Kimberly Hays June 16th, 2016
The Southwest desert areas become intense starting in June, but you can take advantage of this time when plants grow faster if you just take some tips from this guide. Though the water from spring is mostly gone from the ground at this point, you can still have thriving plants and trees, as well as continue to plant new items in your yard and garden.

Drought Tolerant Plants – Though you will be apt to water more frequently as it
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Water and Your Garden in the Southern Interior

by Jessica B. June 9th, 2016
Things are really starting to heat up this time of year and that means your plants are going to be thirsty. Every year it is a battle to make sure you have plants that can tolerate the climate, enough access to extra water, and a solid irrigation system that is sustainable. Here are a few tips to help improve the water flow to your garden if you live in a warmer climate.

1) Invest in good drainage – There is
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  • Attracting Bees in the Pacific Northwest

    by Kimberly Hays June 2nd, 2016
    Now that your plants are in the ground and beginning to get strong and budding, it is essential that you have some bees around to help pollinate them. There are certain flowers that attract bees for this purpose, and also particular flowers that grow best in the Pacific Northwest. Read on to learn what the best flowers are to attract these beneficial insects to your garden.

    Poppies – Poppies grow
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  • Roses on the Gulf Coast

    by Jessica B. May 12th, 2016
    I love roses. There are so many different kinds of beautiful rose bushes you can plant and the best thing is that they thrive with only minimal amount of work. My love for caring for roses started when my husband started gifting me with rosebushes on our anniversaries, saying he hated to give clipped roses because they always die. Cut to ten years of marriage and we have quite
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  • May Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

    by Kimberly Hays May 5th, 2016
    With winter finally moving out of the Pacific Northwest, those in this area can really get serious about gardening now. Though it might be the rainy part of the season, this makes it a good time to check irrigation systems to be sure that they didn’t become clogged over winter, as well as get outside and plant the heat loving plants to allow them to acclimate before the weather
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