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Wow. We had amazing fall weather, but the forecasted chilly temperatures make it look as though winter is ready to settle in. But there is still time to plant bulbs this weekend, so stop into the Garden Center to stock up on a bit of color for next spring and take advantage of the 50% savings.read more
November can be such a melancholy month. The days are shortening and we know that the icy grip of winter is imminent. Our landscapes are losing the bright autumn leaves and before long snowflakes will begin to gather on the grass and in the garden. The season for outdoor gardening is drawing to a close, and there is not much to do, save raking up the last of those leaves and preparing our containers and garden ornaments for storage.read more
A wonderfully autumnal clean-out-the-fridge pasta dish…read more
At long last. It’s time to take a deep breath, because the physical work, and often frenetic pace, of the growing season is over. Not having a million things to accomplish in the garden may make some folks bereft, but many others so happy.read more
A touch of lemon, some chopped cranberries, and walnuts make this quick bread seem like coffee cake. Serve it warm for breakfast or dessert.read more
Forcing spring bulbs into winter bloom was the rage in the 1800’s. Hyacinths were especially popular. But there are others to try, too. We love vases of paperwhites and pots of amaryllis. And with a little prep time, you can have pots of tulips and daffodils blooming in your kitchen in late February.read more
Fall is the time of year for two of our favorite garden activities-harvest and reflection. Without the harvest, we can’t reap the rewards of a summer well spent. And without reflection, we’ll never learn from our mistakes and successes.read more
Pink Lady apples are the star of this eye-catching sweet.read more
The night temperatures are starting to cool and the leaves have started to color. And though the last few days still felt like summer, winter is definitely on its way. So now is the time to get your ponds and water features ready for the frosty temperatures to come.read more
The maple leaves are just beginning to color and before we know it, the snow will be falling. So now is the perfect time to think about protecting your casual outdoor furniture from any winter polar vortices.read more
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