Welcome Spring with Your New Potting Shed

Springtime is quickly approaching and with it will bring new life in the form of budding flowers, baby animals, warm weather, and feelings of inspiration for what’s to come. The most anticipated thing about spring? Planting your garden, of course! Whether you enjoy a garden full of ornamental flowers or one filled with fresh vegetables and herbs; sowing, planting, and […]

How Would You Get Your Garden Ready For Spring?

Come the summer, your garden should be an abundant lush place, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the sunshine. Spring is the time the garden comes back to life after its winter hiatus and with this handy gardening guide, the time you spend getting your garden ready will certainly pay off. Maintenance tips and more The guide covers everything you need […]

It’s Spring Time! Get Your Garden Ready For Some Fun

Spring is the time when people come out of their homes and spend some time outdoors. It is the season of blooms and butterflies. Most people start working in their garden by the end of the holiday season, but if you are late no issues. You still can work out in your garden space and plant some amazing flowering plants […]

Bedding plants Attractive for spring and summer display

BEDDING PLANTS Gardeners use the term bedding plants to denote a large number of plants which provide floral displays of a more or less temporary character, rarely exceeding six months, often for a shorter time. Some are annuals, others biennials or perennials, but they occupy a prominent position only for a part of the year; at other times they are […]

Rosa ( Springs 75 Rose )

‘Dolly’ is a Floribunda rose which produces clusters of 3 to 5 dark pink, slightly fragrant, double flowers. Blooms throughout summer and fall. Foliage is glossy, dark green. In general, roses are a large group of flowering shrubs, most with showy flowers that are single-petalled to fully double-petalled. Leaves are typically medium to dark green, glossy and ovate, with finely […]

Growing Dahlias – How to care from Spring to Fall

Dahlias are half-hardy perennials, originally from Mexico, and now very popular in the United States. Very adaptable, they grow well in any type of soil. They are versatile, being used for garden decoration, cut flowers, floral art, and exhibition. Few flowers can match them for their wide range of brilliant colors, their wide variety of shapes and sizes, and their […]

SPRING LAWN CARE

SPRING LAWN CARE By Dr. Leonard Perry Extension Nursery and Greenhouse Crops Specialist University of Vermont Your lawn has just survived another long winter. In order to restore it to its former lush, green glory, it will need to be raked, renovated, repaired, and fertilized. First, make sure there is good drainage. You cannot grow grass in standing water. Drainage […]

Spring Blooming Minatures

The old saying, “good things come in small packages,” is especially true for the spring bulb garden. Although large Dutch tulips and yellow daffodils certainly have their place in the garden, spring-blooming miniatures–called minor bulbs in the nursery trade–add pizzazz. Most are prolific bloomers, with some, like snow drops and snow crocuses, among the first to flower in the spring. […]

Many spring bloomers available to a gardener

Many people rely on crocus, tulips and daffodil bulbs to give spring colour, but several other spring bloomers are available to grow. Most are relatively low growing and will tolerate various conditions offered to them, thereby allowing all gardeners to give them a try. Pulmonaria – commonly called “Lungwort” and named for the spotted leaves that were thought to help […]

Plant bulbs now for spring blooms

Now is the time to get your garden ready for fall, and instead of dreading the task, think about the glorious spring blooms to be had. Garden centres are supplied with spring-flowering bulbs of daffodils, hyacinths, narcissus, tulips,and crocus, but let’s not stop there. Unusual bulbs that can brighten any area of the garden can be purchased as well, some […]