Timing is everything, especially when it comes to gardening. If you plan your spring plantings around the average last frost date in your region, you’re sure to have an ideal garden season. We’ll help you with reminders about when to plant seeds indoors, and when it’s safe to plant seedlings outdoors, for the healthiest plants possible. Great gardens involve some luck, but you can increase your good luck by following our timing suggestions to optimize your harvest rewards. Watch for our spring updates based on your region on the “last frost dates” map to plan your best garden ever!
Archive for January 2012
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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 ….
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 …
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. […]
There are many reasons to want to overwinter annuals indoors. You may have grown some new plants that you want to preserve for next season, or you may want the challenge and …..
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 […]