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IN THE GARDEN with DOUG - GROW WISE - BEE SMART - PROMOTING HEALTHY HABITATS

VIRGINIA'S VOLUNTARY PLAN TO MITIGATE THE RISK OF PESTICIDES TO MANAGED POLLINATORS
Posted: 9/19/2017 by Doug Hensel | with 1 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Bulbs Not Blooming?

All leaves and no flowers?  Here's why...
Posted: 9/18/2017 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE GARDEN with DOUG - GROWING A PRIVACY FENCE with EVERGREENS

EVERYONE LOVES THEIR PRIVACY.  NOT EVERYONE LIKES THE STARK LOOK OF FENCING.  WHAT ARE THE ALTERNATIVES TO A WOODEN PRIVACY FENCE?
Posted: 9/12/2017 by Doug Hensel | with 1 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--I'm Growing Butterflies...

Monarchs and Swallowtails are munching happily away...
Posted: 9/11/2017 by Bonnie Pega | with 3 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Wildlife Friendly...

Suggestions on makin your yard a little friendlier....
Posted: 9/5/2017 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE GARDEN with DOUG - WHAT'S IN THE GRASS SEED BAG?

NOW IS THE RIGHT TIME TO BE SEEDING OR OVER-SEEDING YOUR LAWN.  BUT, IT CAN BE CONFUSING ON HOW TO PICK THE BEST GRASS SEED FOR YOUR SPECIFIC LAWN SITUATION.
Posted: 9/5/2017 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE GARDEN with DOUG - SEPTEMBER GARDEN TIPS

SEPTEMBER IS THE BEGINNING OF THE FALL IS FOR PLANTING SEASON.
Posted: 8/31/2017 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Diatomaceous Earth

What exactly is diatomaceous and how do you use it?
Posted: 8/29/2017 by Bonnie Pega | with 1 comment(s)

IN THE GARDEN with DOUG - PICKING SHRUBS FOR FALL COLOR

IT'S NOT JUST MAPLES TREES, PANSIES, AND MUMS THAT CAN ADD COLOR TO YOUR GARDEN IN THE FALL.
Posted: 8/23/2017 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--What is Sustainable Gardening?

Trying to minimize my environmental footprint...
Posted: 8/22/2017 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE GARDEN with DOUG - 10 HOUSEPLANTS THAT ARE SAFE FOR YOUR PETS

HOUSEPLANTS CAN BE SUPER EASY TO CARE FOR BUT SOME CAUTION NEEDS TO BE APPLIED WITH THE SELECTION FOR THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF OUR PETS.
Posted: 8/16/2017 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Fall Veggies

Here are some tips on growing your own.
Posted: 8/15/2017 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE GARDEN with DOUG - ORNAMENTAL GRASSES AND AUGUST HEAT

ORNAMENTAL GRASSES ARE COMING INTO THEIR OWN JUST AS SO MANY OTHER HARDY PERENNIALS ARE BEGINNING TO POOP OUT WITH THIS HEAT.
Posted: 8/9/2017 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--National Farmers Market Week

There are lots of good reasons to shop and buy local...
Posted: 8/8/2017 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE GARDEN with DOUG - AUGUST GARDENING CHORES

THE MONTH OF AUGUST CAN BE LOOKED AT AS THE "GATEWAY TO FALL" AND THERE ARE PLENTY OF CHORES TO DO NOW TO GET READY FOR THE UPCOMING FALL PLANTING SEASON.
Posted: 8/2/2017 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Preserving the Bounty

Over-productive vegetable gardening?  I've got a solution...
Posted: 8/1/2017 by Bonnie Pega | with 2 comment(s)

IN THE GARDEN with DOUG - HYDRANGEAS AND NO BLOOMS

OVER THE LAST TWO OR THREE YEARS MANY HOMEOWNERS ARE WONDERING WHY THEIR HYDRANGEA SHRUBS HAVE NOT BLOOMED.
Posted: 7/26/2017 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Time to Think Fall Already?

Yep, 2018 dated seeds for fall planting are in.
Posted: 7/25/2017 by Bonnie Pega | with 6 comment(s)

IN THE GARDEN with DOUG - DOG DAYS OF SUMMER / COLOR

IT'S MID-JULY AND IT'S HOT, HUMID AND DRY BUT,YET, WE STILL HAVE A LARGE HOST OF PLANTS JUST COMING INTO COLOR.
Posted: 7/19/2017 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Six Things You Should Probably Do in Your Garden Now.

And one thing you should definitely do….
Posted: 7/18/2017 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)
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