Recent Blog Posts

October Garden Ideas

Fall is in full force in October, and it is a great month to be active in the garden. From wrapping up the last harvests to winterizing the garden to awesome autumn fun, there are great ways to keep busy in the garden all month long.

Bird Feeding Tips for Fall

As the last heat wave of summer fades, bird feeders are disappearing from backyards. Most bird lovers assume that as the weather cools and mass migration sweeps in, their beloved winged friends don't need human assistance in finding food; they can forage for it themselves.

September Garden Tips

The days are growing shorter and the temperatures are growing cooler, but even in September, gardening season isn't over. Well-prepared gardeners have a variety of tasks to do in late summer and early fall, and each chore will help keep the garden thriving.

Watering Wisely

Did you know about 50 percent of your city's energy bill goes to pump and treat water and then to clean it up again once it's been used? Guess who pays for it. Using water wisely not only conserves a valuable resource it saves both energy and money, too.

Avoid Plant Disease

If you've harvested the last of your vegetables, it's time to get the garden ready for the winter. It might be tempting to just walk away and deal with the garden next spring, but a little work now will result in a healthy, productive garden next year.

July Garden Tips

It may seem like midsummer is a slow gardening season, but there are plenty of tasks gardeners can attend to in July to ensure a productive, healthy harvest and beautiful flowerbeds even during the hottest summer days.