June 2016

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)

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)

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