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Try Leaving Your Own Backyard for Spring Inspiration

Try Leaving Your Own Backyard for Spring Inspiration

I just got back from a visit to family in Australia and one of the highlights of the trip was an afternoon spent in the Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra. Much like the US, Australia boasts many unique eco-systems from rainforests to the desert, and...
Gearing Up for Spring Gardening!

Gearing Up for Spring Gardening!

As winter recedes, each sign of spring seems more symbolic than the last. And the season’s teasing tone always makes us a little crazy. We’re longing for thunderstorms instead of snow showers. The sandhill crane’s raspy call or the melodious song of a redwing...
Some Spring Flavor with Blooming Indoor Branches

Some Spring Flavor with Blooming Indoor Branches

A beautiful vase of flowers is a perfect remedy for chasing away the late winter blues. Traditional forcing bulbs, like amaryllis, paperwhites, and hyacinth may still be going strong, but they won’t last much longer. And all we really want is to see the light of...
Plant a Garden and Feed the Soul

Plant a Garden and Feed the Soul

Talk to any gardener about growing fruits and vegetables and you just might trigger a discussion on the merits of heirlooms versus hybrids. Many of us agree that heirloom varieties have been around for a while. Just how long is open to interpretation. One common...
We’re Starting to Get Spring Gardening Fever…

We’re Starting to Get Spring Gardening Fever…

The forecasters can’t seem to agree on whether March is coming in like a lion or a lamb. Finding consensus about the weather is tricky because our memories can be so subjective. But you wouldn’t be quite correct if you believe that it has been a very snowy winter....
Late Winter Pruning Your Deciduous Trees & Shrubs

Late Winter Pruning Your Deciduous Trees & Shrubs

Late winter is the best time of year to prune your deciduous trees and shrubs. We hope that one of these upcoming weekends will bring weather that is better for some outdoor gardening activities. There are a couple of important reasons to prune now. First, it’s much...