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GARDEN TALK with DOUG - JUNE GARDENING CHORES

Summer officially starts later this month bet we have some very important garden chores to do this month.

Posted: 6/3/2014 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG - THE BENEFITS OF GROUNDCOVERS

  Groundcovers add more than style.

Posted: 5/21/2014 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG - WHAT'S ALL THE HOOPLA ABOUT MUSHROOM COMPOST?

         What is mushroom compost?  And, the reasons to use mushroom compost in your lawn and gardens

Posted: 5/9/2014 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG - MAY GARDENING "TO DO" CHORES

  Here is a short list of very important gardening chores that need to be done in May.

Posted: 5/1/2014 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG - WHAT TO DO WITH THOSE EASTER FLOWERS

     Resurrecting Easter flowers fo5r beauty next year and years to follow.

Posted: 4/25/2014 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG - INCHING TIME

FALL CANKER WORM, aka "Inch Worm"  -  Are you ready for battle?

Posted: 4/18/2014 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG - MULCHING

Do you mulch your shrubs and trees correctly?

Posted: 4/3/2014 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG - NATIVE PLANTS

Gardening using native plants

Posted: 3/26/2014 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG - Winter Damage to plants - What do I do now?

March gardening challenges

Posted: 3/20/2014 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG

Getting your garden ready for spring.

Posted: 3/12/2014 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG - Crape Myrtles

These beautiful summer blooming trees have been used in our landscape for generations. They are now coming into bloom here in Central Virginia and will remain blooming for the rest of summer.

Posted: 6/25/2013 by Doug Hensel | with 13 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG - Of All the Gall

The downside to having a beuatiful, cool, wet spring season are all the fungus issues that follow with our plants come the warmer, summer months. Azalea leaf gall is just one example of a common fungus problem showing up this June.

Posted: 6/17/2013 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG - Succulent Gardening

Succulent plants - those plants that store water in their leaves - are now very popular.

Posted: 6/11/2013 by Doug Hensel | with 2 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG - Summer Lawn Care

Here are some summer lawn care information and tips to help you keep your lawn healthy and thriving this summer.

Posted: 6/5/2013 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG - Embracing Wildlife in the Garden

Toads in the garden, as insect eaters, should be valued for their role in pest control.

Posted: 5/28/2013 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG - Small Water Gardens

You can make a big splash by creating a mini water paradise in your landscape, balcony, deck, or terrace.

Posted: 5/22/2013 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG - HOSTAS, The Premier Shade Perennial

If you don't have shade, hosta's is not the plant for you because our Virginia summer sun is simply too fierce.

Posted: 5/15/2013 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG - Where are the Bees?

Have you noticed that you don't see as many honey bees around as you used to?

Posted: 5/7/2013 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG

Mixing and matching your herbs to suit your taste and space.

Posted: 4/30/2013 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)

GARDEN TALK with DOUG - Breaking Sweat with Gardening

Outdoor gardening is a good workout for your body and mind.

Posted: 4/24/2013 by Doug Hensel | with 0 comment(s)
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