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Recent Blog Posts

Fall Blooming Plants Your Garden Needs

October has arrived and with it comes fall flavors. Pumpkin spice pops up practically wherever you go. And there’s nothing like a freshly picked apple or glass of apple cider. Pollinators know it‘s fall too and they could use some help from your garden. This time of year is known as nectar flow, where many major nectar sources are blooming.

What Frost Means for Gardens

It may still be warm outside, but that doesn’t mean winter is not going to come bite us in the bud. Frost is coming and it will hit your garden hard if you aren’t prepared. Be sure to find your first frost date and prep your garden for winter. What is Frost? Frost is when the dew you see on your garden turns into ice crystals. This happens when the temperature drops down to 32° F or lower. Even a light frost can end your garden for the season. This happens when temperatures are between 29-32°. When frost hits a garden that hasn’t been properly prepared, you can say goodbye to heat-loving plants. Find your Frost Date.

Your Guide to Fall Hydrangea Care

Caring for your hydrangea can make all the difference for next year’s blooms. Hydrangea’s are strong and can come back from almost anything when given enough time and proper care. Just follow these fall tips for pruning and maintenance. It isn’t complicated. Identify It is important to identify your variety first because some hydrangea varieties do not like being pruned in the fall. If your garden has hydrangeas, then you need to know that there are two types of hydrangeas.