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Remembering Our Heroes With Roses Blog Image
Remembering Our Heroes With Roses

As we make the transition to the beginning of the glorious summer season, we celebrate and remember...

Stop mealybugs from sucking the life out of your plants Blog Image
Stop mealybugs from sucking the life out of your plants

There are times when pests are very evident. There is plenty of activity to give it away, and it’s...

It’s time for annual flowers! Blog Image
It’s time for annual flowers!

We have officially reached our average last frost date here in Zone 6, and, when temperatures...

Quite the Quandary Blog Image
Quite the Quandary

OK...just make me happy and admit you've done this at least once or twice: bought a plant without...

Tomato Take 2 from Burpee Blog Image
Tomato Take 2 from Burpee

Two exciting things happened to me this week, and they both were about tomatoes. I received a...

Are lizards eating the garden plants? Blog Image
Are lizards eating the garden plants?

A friend of mine lives in Arizona, and wondered if the any lizards she’s seeing in the garden is...

To Everything There Is A Season Blog Image
To Everything There Is A Season

I love all roses and I grow all different varieties.  I have many hybrid teas, floribundas, minis,...

Plumbago in Containers Blog Image
Plumbago in Containers

Blue plumbago, or Plumbago auriculata, is one of the few plants available with a true blue flower. ...

Listen for the cicadas Blog Image
Listen for the cicadas

Oh boy, is my mom lucky. It sounds like the 17 year cicadas are set to arrive on her birthday, May...

Cocktail Gardening Blog Image
Cocktail Gardening

Have you ever been to a restaurant, ordered a meal, and thought to yourself once the plate came,...

Quite the Quandary Blog Image
Quite the Quandary

OK…just make me happy and admit you’ve done this at least once or twice:  bought a plant without...

Well, It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time Blog Image
Well, It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

You know, how you get what you think is a really good idea?  Then sometime later, you figure out it...