Start Planning Next Year’s Veggie Garden

When the final harvest of the year is complete, and the plants are pulled out of the garden it’s a good time to think about your successes and maybe some things you wish you had done differently. It’s also a great time order seed catalogues, which have long been the...

The Importance of Mulching Those Leaves

As the leaves fall with the cooler temperatures, resist the temptation to get out and rake them up. Fall leaves are not only beautiful, but useful as well. Let them remain on your lawn and (with a mulching mower) simply grind them up as you mow the lawn this fall. The...

Tips To Healthy Houseplants

It’s that time of the year again when our attention to growing plants shifts from outside to indoors. Some people are intimidated by growing houseplants, but don’t be. Whether you have a brightly lit sunroom or a low-light bedroom, with many colors and textures, there...

Aerating your lawn

One of the best things you can do for the health of your lawn is a core-aeration, and fall is an excellent season to do it. Aeration opens the soil to enable better penetration of water and fertilizer, and it also reduces compaction and allows the root system to...

Its Time to Plant Grass Seed

As the saying goes “Fall is for planting,” that is a true statement not only for trees, shrubs, perennials etc. It is also a great time to plant grass seed. Whether you need to patch a few bare spots, thicken up your existing turf or start a brand-new lawn, September...