Monthly Archives: May 2018

Heirloom Tomatoes!

What is an heirloom tomato? Many gardeners know the term but don’t really know what it means. Luckily it is a pretty easy definition. An heirloom tomato is one that comes true from seed, unlike modern hybrid varieties.  Hybrids (your typical grocery store tomatoes), have been carefully crossbred to have particular characteristics like resistance to… Read more »

Monthly Archives: May 2018

Perennials for Butterflies

Butterflies make a garden come to life while they busily flutter from plant to plant sipping nectar. If you want to attract more butterflies to your garden, it’s important to not only plant those nectar rich plants, but also ‘host’ plants for the butterflies to live out their life cycle in your garden. While this… Read more »

Monthly Archives: May 2018

Selecting the right Hydrangea to perform in your garden.

There are so many questions people have regarding Hydrangea.  It’s understandable, there are multiple varieties and each has different uses and ideal conditions. White Hydrangeas are the hardiest garden plants and reliably perform in our area.  There are several different types of white Hydrangea. The white mop-heads are Hydrangea Arborecesens.  You may know them as… Read more »

Monthly Archives: May 2018

Veggie Garden Tips

Want to start a veggie garden? Here are some tips and tricks for veggie garden success! First things first. Location, Location, Location! You will need to create your garden in a warm sunny spot that gets at least six hours of direct light. Don’t overwhelm yourself, start with a small area that you can take… Read more »