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Advice From A Garden BEE – Stick Close to Your Honey!

Summer is here! I am often brought bags, containers and even just pieces of dead or dying plants. Why did my plant die my family, friends and yes even customers want to know. As a plant coroner, I gather information on it’s life (where, when) and...

Garden Advice From A Bee – Mind Your Own Beeswax!

June is the time to pour yourself a long glass of iced tea and enjoy your garden and landscape! You have my permission to make it a Long Island type if you have finished spreading all that mulch! I'm honest enough to admit that almost everything...

Garden Advice From A BEE – Create a Buzz with Color!

June is an exciting time to be out in the garden. So many plants are in full bloom right now that just stepping outside is inspiring. If you need even more inspiration for your gardens, or just want to enjoy a great day touring local...

Your Garden called and said you can buy anything you want!

Each May I advise us all to remember, amid the frenzy, that there is nothing so wrong that some really good mulch won’t fix! Didn’t see that one coming did you? I know it’s not the garden advice you were expecting, but a good mulch...

Mother’s Day is this Sunday – Don’t mess this one up!

Mother’s Day is this Sunday - Don’t mess this one up! I’m really good at multitasking, or at least I think I am. Most days I can juggle three incoming store phone lines, a store walkie talkie radio with up to thirteen staff members on it...

April showers WILL bring us May flowers!

April showers WILL bring us some May flowers! My Company's Philosophy is Personalized Pest Management In spite of our best efforts to choose the right plant, to plant it properly, to water it right and to take the best care of it, insects, weeds, diseases and the...

It’s Earth Day – So Get Out There And Plant Something!

    April 16, 2018 It’s Earth Day - so get out there and plant something!   The only good thing I can say about snow right now is that it makes my garden look just as good as all of my neighbors.  Almost three inches on Monday had me...

Organics vs “standard” salt based fertilizers

At a nursery conference several years ago I heard  a cooperative extension educator make the analogy that feeding  your landscape plants organics vs “standard” salt based fertilizers was the difference of feeding your family a meat, potato and veggie meal vs candy. The salt based...

Spring – Coming Soon to a Garden Near You!

10 strategic steps to get the season started I feel frantic every April. The amount of work needed to get my tiny little yard ready is daunting enough to keep me inside drinking wine and binge eating the last of my Girl Scout Cookies. But I...