Unlike the regular potato, the sweet potato prefers the warmest growing conditions. In fact, they like it hot, so we suggest waiting at least 2 to 3 weeks after the last frost to plant them. This will allow the soil to warm to a temperature more amenable to ….
The brilliant color and sing-songy voice of the American goldfinch makes it one of the most desirable backyard birds. However, the elusiveness of these wild canaries makes …
Because of the time and care need to germinate tomato seeds, almost all gardeners will start them indoors. You should plan to sow your seeds about 9 weeks prior to your estimated …
Overwintering herbs is not difficult, and the benefits are very worthwhile! This article discusses which type of herb plants can be brought inside and provides the tips to keep them growing so you’ll enjoy fresh …..
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Hi, can you please tell me the best way to plant and grow my Pampas grass seeds indoors this winter in order to get a head start and also be able to select the hardy ones for transplanting outdoors in the spring? Thank you, Scott Answer: Pink pampass grass can easily be started from seed. […]
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While winterizing your garden (well in advance of winter), you may want to consider planting perennials, shrubs and trees. If you have at least four weeks to the first frost date in your area, the moderate temperatures and adequate moisture of…
Owning a lawn sweeper may seem like a guilty pleasure, at least to the young whipper-snappers out there, but it is money well spent and simply priceless in terms of the wear and tear on your body and the time you save on those clean up chores around the yard. With few moveable parts and […]
Planting fall flower bulbs is an ideal gardening project for the novice and a never-ending source of joy for the more experienced. Planting is easy and pretty much goof-proof, with the outcome so predictable as to allow you to design flowerbeds that your …….
Fall is the ideal time to inspect your lawn, to strengthen it before winter sets in, to correct any problems you prefer not to put off until spring, and to ascertain its need for feed. Fall is approaching and it’s time to get in an ‘autumn state of mind,’ when it comes to your yard.