It would appear that the creatures have begun to find our gardens.
By now, the last minute Christmas rush has begun for many people.
At this time of the year, the plant that is associated with the holiday season is the poinsettia.
Where are all the red berries? This has been a common question from all the people who use the red berries, also called winterberry.
Applying a layer of mulch around the base of your perennials, rose bushes and shrubs is an important fall chore.
November is winding down and it is time to finish up any of your gardening chores.
Once you get a few windy days in the fall, the leaves start raining down from the trees.
There was a question from Dave in Newburyport about cutting back mums.
Regardless of whether you call the storm Hurricane Sandy or Tropical Storm Sandy, the winds from the storm may have caused damage to your plants.
The weather may be mild but the calendar is telling us that November is coming and that means that cold weather will be on its way.
Take a look around your yard.
If you have been gardening for any period of time, you know how important it is to fertilize your plants.
The calendar has rolled around to October.
There are a few chores for you to do to get ready for the upcoming cold weather.
As I write this column on early Monday morning, the temperature at the house is 39 degrees.
When you wake up to an early September morning and you find out that the temperatures are in the 40’s, and then you know that fall has arrived.
If you are like many people, you have been looking at your lawn and your lawn isn’t looking as nice as you would like the lawn to be.
With all the talk about mosquito borne illnesses and ticks causing Lyme disease, you may not want to go outside of your home.
It has been so nice to wake up to those 50-degree mornings Unfortunately, those cool mornings mean that fall is on its way.
The hot weather continues to beat down upon our area. In some cases, it has been good for the vegetable gardens because we have had some rain to keep the plants growing.
We have definitely had no shortage of hot weather.
We appear to be in a hot and dry summer.
We appear to be in a hot and dry summer.
Many people have come into the store with a question about shrubs.
It’s nice to see some cooler and less humid weather.
The hot weather is back and it looks like it is going to stay around for most of the week.
The warm weather last week sure made the tomato plants grow. Nothing like some 98-degree weather to make the warm weather plants grow.
We had another nice weekend for planting our gardens.
We are almost half way through June and it looks like the weather has gotten past the extended rainy weather.
Rain, Rain, go away.
It is the end of May and I think that most gardeners would agree that we have had some of the best weather for planting that we have seen in many years.
With Memorial Day coming this weekend,
Mother’s Day weekend had beautiful weather.
This Sunday is Mother’s Day. It is the day we honor our Mother.
May can be one of the most diverse months for those who garden.
We finally have gotten some much-needed rain.
It is nice to see some warm days in the middle of April.
Many of you will have given or received a pot of spring flowering bulbs for Easter.
April is typically the month when our outdoor plants begin to awaken from their winter’s sleep.
This past week has been an interesting week.
The warm weather over the weekend brought many gardeners out to shop.
With the rising cost of gasoline, the rising costs of food and the worry about the quality of the food we buy, many of you will be planting a vegetable garden this year.
As I write this column, the ground is covered in snow.
If it weren’t for the fact that it was leap year, I would be talking about it being the first of March.
I was walking the dog the other day.
Every once in a while, I will receive a notice about a “new “ plant disease that has been found in Massachusetts.
A few weeks back, I received a question from Cindy who had a major problem with voles in her garden last year.
Are you ready for spring? I think we are all ready for spring to arrive.
Well, it looks like the snow may stay on the ground.
I am concerned about our weather.
At this time of the year, many gardeners’ thoughts turn to houseplants.
Once we get by the beginning of the New Year, ever so slowly, spring fever begins to hit people.