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IN THE DIRT with DOUG - GARDENING / A STATE OF MIND

     SOME THOUGHTS AS TO WHY WE GARDEN
Posted: 8/10/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Shooting Stars...

Make a Wish
Posted: 8/8/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - AUGUST GARDENING TASKS

SEPTEMBER AND 'FALL IS FOR PLANTING' WILL BE HERE VERY SOON.  AUGUST IS THE GATEWAY TO THIS IDEAL PLANTING SEASON.
Posted: 8/3/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--My Fall Garden

August heat and humidty is a perfect time to Think Fall!
Posted: 8/1/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - POWER TO THE PURPLE

WHETHER THROUGH FLOWER COLOR OR FOLIAGE COLOR, PURPLE ADDS AN AIR OF INTEREST TO ANY LANDSCAPE.
Posted: 7/27/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--5 Ways to be Absolutely Sure You Kill That New Houseplant...

Tried and true methods for killing almost any potted plant.
Posted: 7/25/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - BRINGING HOME THE BUTTERFLIES

IT'S JULY / IT'S SUMMER - CERTAIN PLANTS ARE BLOOMING NOW THAT BUTTERFLIES LOVE!
Posted: 7/20/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Excuse Me, Mr. Aphid, I Was Here First

I'll decide who to share my veggies with...
Posted: 7/18/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - ORGANIC vs. NON-ORGANIC FERTILIZERS

THESE TWO KINDS OF FERTILIZERS SERVE A DIFFERENT PURPOSE.  DO YOU UNDERSTAND THE DIFFERENCE?
Posted: 7/13/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--A Green Desert...

Where have all the flowers gone?
Posted: 7/11/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - JULY GARDENING CHORES

   YES, IT IS SUMMER BUT THERE ARE STILL PLENTY OF GARDENING CHORES THAT NEED TO BE ATTENDED TO IN JULY.
Posted: 7/6/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 2 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Grow a Little Sunshine

If you love citrus, get a tree....
Posted: 7/4/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 2 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - CARING FOR CONTAINER GARDENS AND HANGING BASKETS WHILE ON VACATION

    PETS CAN BE TAKEN TO DOGGY AND KITTY DAYCARE FACILITIES.  BUT, WHAT DO I DO WITH MY BELOVED PLANTS?
Posted: 6/29/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 3 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--How to Keep Birds Out of Hanging Baskets

I love birds, but not by the front door...
Posted: 6/27/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - THE DANGERS OF OVERPLANTING

DON'T FORGET TO CONSIDER THE FINAL SIZE THAT A TREE, SHRUB, OR PERENNIAL WILL BECOME AT MATURITY.
Posted: 6/22/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--The Summer Solstice

What is a "Strawberry Moon?"
Posted: 6/20/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - AVOIDING TRANSPLANT SHOCK

TRANSPLANT SHOCK IS ONE OF THE MOST COMMON ISSUE GARDENERS EXPERIENCE WITH NEW PLANTINGS/
Posted: 6/15/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 3 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Take Time to Smell the Roses

(and while you're at it, check for aphids, Japanese beetles, and black spot)
Posted: 6/13/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 1 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - MY PERSONAL PERENNIAL PICK FOR JUNE

     LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA - BETTER KNOW AS ENGLISH LAVENDER
Posted: 6/8/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--And The Ants GO Marching...

What do ants DO, anyway?
Posted: 6/6/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 1 comment(s)
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