Category: Gardening Guidelines

Gardening DIY guidelines for just about everything to do in the garden throughout the seasons.

Greenhouse Gardening Resources

Looking for greenhouse gardening resources? We often present classes on how how to use greenhouses and other season extenders in your garden. That’s because these tools help extend your growing season. Moreover, tools like offer more uses than just extending your gardening season! In fact, some of these tools might help you with issues like… Read more »

Proper Pruning Reveals Specimen Japanese Maple

Wondering how to prune Japanese maple trees? How to prune Japanese maples begins by looking at the work as an art project. While it may take some work the first time, a cleaned up Japanese maple is like a big, living sculptured bonsai. Unfortunately, these maples tend to become tangled messes of ratty old leaves… Read more »

Benefits of Bare Root Plants

What are Key Benefits of Bare Root Plants? There are many key benefits of bare root plants that may have you running to stock up when these plants are available. That’s because not only are bare root plants generally less expensive than potted plants, but they also may perform better than potted plants. Too, bare… Read more »

How to Get Rid of Shotweed

Want to learn how to get rid of shotweed? When it’s cool and damp, many ask as how to get rid of shotweed. That’s because this cool season annual weeds to pop up their tenacious little heads from late winter through late fall. Shotweed loves mild temperatures and gentle, if persistent, rains. However, despite being… Read more »

Garden Coach on Propagating Red Twig Dogwood From Cuttings

Propagating red twig dogwood cuttings into new plants is easy! We love propagating twig dogwood cuttings into new plants. That’s because it’s easy to do. Plus, propagating means we can grow new plants from existing plants. So this enables us to expand our garden without buying more dogwood plants. Moreover, we don’t have to buy… Read more »