Category: Gardening Guidelines

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

Fall Pruning Tips

Have you been┬áduped into believing fall pruning is ideal? Surprise! Fall can be one of the worst times to prune. Or at least, it can be the worst time to prune woody plants. And there are many plants that you should not prune in fall. But, rules are made to be broken. So be sure… Read more »

Caring for Carex

Caring for Carex is fairly easy. Caring for Carex doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, it’s easy. But maintaining these grass-like plants isn’t the same as caring for other ornamental grasses. However, if many Carex species are left untended, they may not perform well in your garden. Is your plant actually a Carex? Before… Read more »

Leaves: Blow or Rake?

Leaf blowers vs rakes: which is better? Often clients ask me whether I think a leaf blower is better than a rake. The reality is that answering the leaf blowers vs rakes question is complicated. Comparing blowers to rakes is like comparing elephants to turnips. That being said, each has its benefits and its drawbacks.… Read more »

Organic Slug Control

Ways organic slug control keeps slugs away naturally: Truly organic slug control products that keep slugs away naturally really can work. Too these natural products don’t necessarily kill slugs. And they might not be a way to permanently get rid of slugs. But they can be one of the quickest ways to get rid of… Read more »

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