Garden Hack of the Month: Save Money on Your Water Bill – Use A Rain Barrel

April 10, 2018

With our rainy spring weather hitting us in full force, many of us are probably in the mindset that we don’t need to worry so much about watering our plants right now. But what happens in the middle of July or August when the summer heat really sets in? While your plants might not need… Read more >

Wabi-Sabi Gardening: Managing vs Maintaining Your Landscape

March 16, 2018

Wabi-Sabi, an idea found throughout Zen Buddhism, can be described as “beauty in imperfection” and the concept can be applied to many different parts of our lives, including gardening. Gardens that incorporate the theme of wabi-sabi typically include both natural and man-made materials with organic forms. Plants are chosen so that you can see the… Read more >

Blue Atlas Cedar Browning What’s Wrong With My Blue Atlas Cedar?

February 16, 2018

If you’ve seen a Blue Atlas Cedar or own one, you know that these evergreens offer beautiful silvery, blue foliage that shines bright in the landscape. You’ve also probably come across one or two that look a little unhealthy. One of the most common problems we see with Blue Atlas Cedars (Cedrus atlantica ‘Glauca’) are… Read more >

Lady Bug Garden Hack of the Month: Love Bugs

February 14, 2018

You know who could you use a little love this Valentine’s Day? Those little bugs and insects out in your chilly garden right now! In one way or another, most of those love bugs are doing great things for your garden and ecosystem. Some insects, like dragonflies, ground beetles, and ladybugs, will help control the… Read more >

Garden Hack of the Month: Eggshell Do’s and Don’ts

January 10, 2018

Since the majority of us consume eggs, whether sunny side up or in cookies and cakes, we all have leftover eggshells. But, if you have a garden, don’t throw them out quite yet! Once they have been rinsed out of any remaining egg, sterilized, and dried, eggshells can be re-purposed and used in many places… Read more >