Important Spring Gardening Tips.

It’s that time of the year when everybody want to get out into the yard and clean up after winter.  It’s also the time of the year that we visit our local garden stores. Walking through a garden store is a lot like walking down the midway at the county fair.  There are sights, sounds,Continue Reading…

Planting Blueberry Bushes

High bush blueberries.

Edible landscape plants are quickly becoming the hottest thing in gardening.  We are seeing a real trend with homeowners who are moving away from the traditional ornamental landscaping and opting for plants that provide food as well as beauty.  Blueberry bushes, with their antioxidant-rich berries and spectacular fall foliage, are becoming one of the mostContinue Reading…

How to Get Rid of Wild Morning Glory.

It doesn’t have to be just morning glory.  Any weed or vine type of plant (weed) that is growing in your landscaping or flower beds that is causing problems can be eliminated without a great deal of difficulty. Wild Morning Glory Elimination. First things first.  Let’s understand that all weeds are plants, living things.  InContinue Reading…

When To Plant Strawberries

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Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen in the spring.  For me, nothing says sunshine like a juicy, red strawberry freckled with seeds. Strawberries are one of the most commonly found plants in backyard gardens.  They are grown in every state in the United States and all provinces of Canada.  Store bought strawberries fail inContinue Reading…

Nursery Supplies for Our Backyard Growers.

On this page you will find the supplies that our Backyard Growers need most often. Automatic Mist Plant Propagation Equipment.  Check it Out! Nursery Pots that are Perfect for $4.97 Plants.  Take a Peek!   The Automatic Fertilizer Dispenser.  Invented by one of our Growers!   Source: Fix.com April is National Gardening Month, but toContinue Reading…

What Planting Zone Am I In?

Canadian Plant Hardiness Map Key

As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer most of us gardeners are itching to get outside and get our hands dirty.  As spring approaches, our mailboxes are flooded with catalogs tempting us with beautiful pictures of every plant under the sun. Before we start giving into our cravings to order exotic flowers,Continue Reading…