Adding trees and shrubs to your landscape can help protect soil and water resources, sequester carbon, increase wildlife habitat, and provide edible fruits and nuts.
Spring is a great time of year to plant trees and shrubs. The timing enables roots to grow into the surrounding soil before stress due to new foliage growth and high temperatures occurs. Follow these five “best practices” to give your new trees and shrubs the best start possible.
One of the top springtime questions I often get is how and when fertilizer should be applied.
If you haven’t thought about potatoes yet, now is a great time to select varieties and think about planting once the weather cooperates. Potatoes are grown from seed tubers, not true seed.
Following are some tips for early spring lawn care: what you can do, and, most importantly, what you should wait to do. Remember, with all things gardening, patience is a virtue!
Around March, ‘shamrock’ plants are sold in grocery stores, discount stores and floral shops as a decoration for St. Patrick’s Day. Read on to learn how to care for these plants.
Researchers at the WCROC took a look at four common bell pepper varieties and compared them against each other to determine which, if any, variety would have the best production for the home gardener.
It may still be winter outside but it isn’t too early to start thinking about gardening. There are several different options a dedicated gardener can do to jump start their growing season.