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IN THE DIRT with DOUG - JUNE IS PERENNIAL GARDENING MONTH

THE PERENNIAL PLANT ASSOCIATION HAS DESIGNATED JUNE AS PERENNIAL GARDENING MONTH AND FOR GOOD REASONS.
Posted: 6/2/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Raindrops on Rose--Means Black Spots on Foliage

Here's what to look for in your garden afer the rainiest May on record.
Posted: 5/30/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - JUNE GARDENING TASKS

  HERE ARE SOME TIMELY GARDENING TASKS THAT NEEDS TO BE DONE IN JUNE.
Posted: 5/29/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 1 comment(s)

BONNIE"S GARDEN--If April Showers Bring May Flowers, What do May Showers Bring?

Can somebody turn the water off?
Posted: 5/23/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - WHAT TO DO ABOUT AZALEA AND CAMELLIA LEAF GALL

DO YOU HAVE AZALEAS OR CAMELLIAS WITH LEAVES THAT ARE THICKENED AND DISTORTED IN GROWTH?  THIS IS CAUSED BY A FUNGUS THAT WE CALL GALL.
Posted: 5/18/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--A Little Prevention Goes a Long Way

How to keep your vegetable garden as trouble-free as possible...
Posted: 5/16/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 2 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - CONTAINER GARDENING

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT TYPE CONTAINER FOR THE PLANT.
Posted: 5/11/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Dealing With Mosquitoes

A few suggestions on dealing with little bloodsuckers.
Posted: 5/9/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 4 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - MAY GARDENING TASKS

WOW!!  A GREAT START TO MAY WITH NEEDED RAINFALL AND COOL TEMPERATURES.  IT SHOULD PUT A SMILE ON YOUR FACE.  LET THE GARDENING BEGIN!!!!!!
Posted: 5/4/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE"S GARDEN--The "Other" Pollinators

Honeybees and Butterflies are important--but so are these guys.
Posted: 5/2/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - TIME TO CONTROL BAGWORMS

     BAGWORMS CAN WREAK HAVOC ON EVERGREENS.  NOW IS THE BEST TIME FOR CONTROL
Posted: 4/28/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Some Favorite Flowers

Have you tried these?
Posted: 4/25/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - SUPPORTING EARTH DAY and ARBOR DAY

     Earth Day and Arbor Day are very special days for gardeners and horticulturist.  Let's all do one small thing that we think helps our environment.  Collectively, these small tasks can make a difference.
Posted: 4/21/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Try Something New

Don't be afraid to step outside the garden box.
Posted: 4/18/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - UNDERSTANDING THE PLANT HARDINESS ZONES

UNDERSTANDING THE US DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA) PLANTING ZONES WE LIVE IN CAN MEAN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SUCCESS AND FAILURE IN OUR GARDENS.
Posted: 4/13/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Gardening for Wildlife

Tips on making your garden wildflife friendly
Posted: 4/11/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - ORGANIC GARDENING, EASY AS 1, 2, 3

     THE PLANT INDUSTRY IS MAKING THE EVER-SO-POPULAR ORGANIC GARDENING TREND VERY EAST TO CONVERT.  HERE ARE SOME TIPS TO GET YOU STARTED.
Posted: 4/6/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Hungry Butterflies?

Some nectar plants to attract butterflies
Posted: 4/4/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)

IN THE DIRT with DOUG - APRIL GARDENING CHORES

     "MARCH SHOWERS BRING APRIL FLOWERS".  THIS SAYING SEEMS APPROPRIATE FOR THIS YEAR BECAUSE MARCH HAS BEEN SO MILD AND WE HAVE HAD TIMELY RAINFALL.
Posted: 3/31/2016 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

BONNIE'S GARDEN--Now is the Time to Plan a Summer Butterfly Garden

If you want butterflies, start with feeding the babies.
Posted: 3/28/2016 by Bonnie Pega | with 0 comment(s)
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