Daisies, Perennials Guide to Planting Flowers

Daisies The word “Daisy”? was formerly written Day’s Eye, and the Daisies are really well named, for there is no season in the garden when some sort of Daisy is not in bloom. The Shasta Daisy, Chrysanthemum maximum, is like a field Daisy seen through a magnifying glass. Most of us like the bright, Daisy-like flowers and we are delighted […]

Sedum – Stonecrop, Perennials Guide to Planting Flowers

Sedum – Stonecrop If there is a rocky spot in your garden you will desire a number of sorts of Sedums, for they are most interesting in habit, leaf and flower. Sedums are wild with us in America, but there are also many sorts in Europe and Asia. SPECIES. Sedum spectabile. Showy Stonecrop. This is one of the most handsome […]

How To Have An Energy Efficient Home While Traveling

Perhaps one of our biggest worries when going out of town is making sure our home is secure. This goes way beyond remembering to close that one window or making sure none of the faucets are dripping, but rather that we’re not going to come back from vacation with a hefty energy bill. And whether it be a trip across […]

Feeding Birds and other December Gardening Tips

Proper placement of bird feeders, buying holiday garden gifts, and caring for poinsettias and Christmas cactus are some of the gardening activities for this month. To encourage birds to visit your garden this winter, set out feeders near evergreen trees or shrubs so birds have cover while they feed. If you have bird-chasing cats, or if raiding squirrels are a […]

PRUNING TOOLS

PRUNING TOOLS Whether you’re looking for gifts for a gardener (or yourself), are doing dormant winter pruning of shrubs and trees, or pruning shrubs and shearing hedges in late spring through early summer, having the proper pruning tools for the job will make it go much easier and quicker, with less plant damage. The first tool every gardener should have […]

Pumpkin Hybrid Varieties

  Pumpkin Hybrid Varieties Information only   The maturity days are specifically targeted for North-Eastern USA.   Please Contact Howard Dill to purchase commerical quanities. Variety Days Diameter Height Weight Skin Vine Features Pumpkins: Giant Prizewinner 120 ? 50-200# Orange Very Large An excellent display pumpkin with superior shape and color to Atlantic Giant. Big Moon PVP 120 Large 40-200# […]

World Heaviest Pumpkin Records Page

Welcome the original pumpkin record page. This is the official page for identifying Worlds heaviest pumpkin records. If you have a pumpkin record, and you don’t see your country, please send me an e-mail and I will address several questions. Please question me on these records. I even had one person submit a record for some Island that I thought […]

How to build a Fence

Building a fence? Two things are very important in the garden. They are privacy and shelter. The latter is often a problem in gardens which are exposed to cold prevailing winds. Both these points are important not only for the gardener himself, but also for the plants in his garden. Young growth can be severely damaged by cold winds and […]

7 Best Things to Consider Before Buying Gardening Tools Online

Gardening can be a great hobby for people of any age group, and it can be a good therapy for maintaining a positive state of mind. Gardening, when done on regular basis or on weekends, can be highly satisfying and fun-filled too. Your mind and soul can turn refreshed while cajoling the seeds and grooming the small plants with the […]