Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko Blue' (Nikko Blue Hydrangea) How to Prune Hydrangeas

March 8, 2017

With some hydrangeas blooming on old wood and others blooming on new wood, it can be confusing which ones to prune and when to prune them. To start off with, hydrangeas, in general, do not have to be pruned to keep them healthy. But, if you like to keep them clean and tidy or if… Read more >

Can I prune yet? Yes you can!

February 17, 2017

Back in October, we talked about waiting to prune until plants are fully dormant in order to keep them healthy and strong. Now that we’re in late winter and the sunshine is starting to peek out of the gray clouds, February-March is the best time to get back out in your garden to prune and… Read more >

Lady Bug Help Your Garden Kick the Energy Drink Habit

January 25, 2017

Looking for a new year’s resolution that’s good for you and the environment? We have the answer! Help your garden kick the energy drink habit! Using synthetic products is like consuming an energy drink. Short term, your garden will look and feel energized but over time it will start to lose that vigor and will… Read more >

Tree Topping Troubles

December 28, 2016

In the Fall and into Winter when heavy rains and wind storms hit our region, we see trees being topped left and right. Many people top trees in order to improve views, clear them from power lines, or to try to reduce the number of branches that fall during a storm. But, what most don’t know,… Read more >

Frosted Succulent Winter Garden Tasks You May Not Think Of

December 21, 2016

Although the cold weather makes us want to stay inside as much as possible, there are a handful of winter garden tasks you may want to do to keep your garden looking its best. If you have container gardens, make sure you continue to water them throughout the winter. This is especially important if you have… Read more >