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Our Pruning Perennials Guide!

In case you haven’t noticed, I can sometimes have a laissez-faire attitude when it comes to gardening. It has been pointed out to me that I’m much better at telling others how to garden than I am at taking my own advice. The truth is...

Your Houseplants Should NOT Bug You All Winter!

The recent nighttime temperatures indicate that fall is officially in the air. We are either fortunate or cursed (depending on drought, ice, snow and heat) to live in an area that has four distinct seasons. As gardeners, we are conditioned to make changes along with...

A Balanced Diet Is A Basil In Each Hand!

Why do my Hydrangea fail to bloom? I got out of the stores last week and got to go to the Dentist! I know that doesn't sound like a great afternoon off for most of you, but in last weeks extended heat wave, going anywhere with...

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...