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Must-have Garden Tools, On Sale Now!

November 12th, 2013

Our First-Ever 10-Day Sale! Must-Have, Can't-Do-Without Very Best Garden Tools Having the right tool for the job at hand, especially for those unexpected jobs Will Save You Time           Will Make Your Job Easier, and                      Right Now – Will Save You Money! […]

Why Apply Garden Gypsum Now?

November 11th, 2013

If you have heavy clay soil, want to improve drainage or add calcium and sulfur to your soil and your soil is still workable, now might be the ideal time to apply Garden Gypsum. Garden gypsum will fertilize your plants, especially your acid-loving plants, without changing the pH, but it DOES require about 3 years […]

Wild Birds Need & Crave Black Oil Sunflower Seed

November 8th, 2013

For many years scientists have struggled to be able to clearly define the nutritional needs of wild birds and have found it a daunting task. To this day there are no definitive studies on the wild bird population's nutritional requirements, mostly because it is nearly impossible to duplicate all of the factors that can contribute […]

How to Grow Colocasia Plants

November 5th, 2013

Here are some easy tips on how to grow Colocasia plants: These tropical beauties grow best in temperatures of 68-86 degrees F. Any exposure to 50 degrees or below may damage them. Plant the bulbs 2-3 in. below the soil; lay each bulb on its side. Space bulbs 2 ft. apart. Make sure the soil […]

When Should You Sow Tomato Seeds?

November 4th, 2013

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 …

How to Prune Perennial Mums

November 1st, 2013

How to prune perennial mums depends on whether they are new or established plants and whether you purchased and planted them in the spring or in the fall. Spring-planted new mums or already established chrysanthemum plants should be cut back after the first hard freeze in the fall or winter. Use sharp scissors or shears to […]

The Value of Outdoor Covers

October 30th, 2013

Do you replace some or all of your lawn furniture every year? Does your birdbath or fountain look like an antiquebut it's not? Have you replaced your bbq grill when it was less than 5 years old? Are you regularly replacing your patio umbrella or plastic molded chairs? If so, you are probably not protecting […]

Bulbs Looking Tired? We Can Fix That!

October 29th, 2013

If your bulb flower beds aren't producing blossoms like they used, dividing them and feeding them the proper nutrients will get them healthy again. Fall is the best time to divide…

How To Care For Fuchsia Plants Over The Winter

October 28th, 2013

Hi. I bought several fuchsia starts this spring and they have been feeding our local hummingbirds all summer. What is the best way to treat these fuchsias over the winter? When I bring them in, should I cut them back? How often should I water them? Please help, Diana Answer: Holding over what are annuals […]

Why Own a Lawn Sweeper?

October 23rd, 2013

Your first reaction to looking at a lawn sweeper may be that it costs a lot. Many happy owners of our lawn sweepers had that initial reaction, until they got one as a gift or splurged on this indispensable yard tool for themselves. It's up to you to decide what your time is worth, but […]