Fall Solstice: A Celebration of Nature and a Time to Prepare Your Garden for a Fresh Start
Listening to the sweet sounds of Earth Wind and Fire, the first thing this morning seemed somewhat energizing and inspiring. As I danced around, checking on patio plants and enjoying a cup of coffee, the song "September " suddenly came on my Pandora playlist.
Propagating Roses! I Found the Perfect Time Is Now!
Right now at the end of Summer and the beginning of Fall is the perfect time for propagation of several plants including, you guessed it roses!. Here is how we grow our roses straight from our own roses in the flower beds!
Poison Ivy Rash and Climate Change: The Link You Need to Know
Poison ivy is expected to be one of the big winners of climate change, taking full advantage of warmer temperatures and rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to grow faster, bigger, and more toxic. This could have implications for human health, as hikers, gardeners, landscapers, and others may want to take extra precautions to avoid an itchy, blistering rash.
Talk Dirty to Me ! Fall Perennials We All Love!
Fall is a prime time to plant perennials in your garden. Perennials are plants that come back year after year, providing color, texture, and beauty to your lawn, landscape, and gardens. Planting perennials in the fall gives them a head start for the next growing season, as they can establish their roots and get ready to bloom in the spring.
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Colorful Fall Perennials to Plant in September, October, and November in the Carolinas and beyond!
Fall is a wonderful time to enjoy the beauty of nature, especially in the Carolinas. The weather is mild, the foliage is colorful, and the flowers are abundant. If you want to add some color and interest to your garden this autumn, you may want to consider planting some fall-blooming perennials. Perennials are plants that live for more than two years, and they usually bloom every year after they are established. Unlike annuals, which need to be replanted every spring, perennials can save you time and money in the long run. Plus, they offer a variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and textures to suit any garden style.
Hardy and Delicious: Fruit Trees Perfect for Michigan's Soil
Michigan's diverse climate and fertile soil make it an ideal region for cultivating various fruit trees. From the sweet juiciness of peaches to the tartness of cherries, there's a fruit tree for every palate and gardener's preference. This article will explore some of the hardiest and most delectable fruit trees that thrive in Michigan's unique soil conditions. From classic favorites like apples and cherries to lesser-known gems like mulberries and persimmons, these trees promise to bring forth a bounty of deliciousness for years to come.
Wildlife experts are giving a passionate warning against everyday backyard habits: It hurts animals
"Do you know who has the biggest heart in the world? People who feed wild animals. But stop it. Stop it!" That's the plea of wildlife expert Griff (@griffwild) in a popular TikTok video in which he explains why feeding wild animals can actually harm them. John Griff, also known as Griff, is a conservationist who has worked in California State Parks for many years. He is also the host of the Animal Planet show “Wild Jobs.”
A garden of remembrance
Let It GrowBy Tammy Thornton You may have driven by a doctor’s office on busy Shore Road countless times without giving a thought to gardens or places to meditate. But if you took the tiny alley leading to the back entrance of Dr. Larry Lemieux’s office, you would have been instantly struck by a beautiful and peaceful garden, lovingly planted…
Most wasabi is fake, and how to find the real thing
Wasabi, the vibrant green condiment known to burn your tongue in sushi restaurants, is a beloved additive to many. Most mix it into soy sauce, the brave few can manage several nibbles straight, and the unfortunate have been dared into trying a spoonful. However, what if I told you that the wasabi you've been consuming isn't real wasabi at all?
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens,South Carolina
The Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, located in the center of Charleston, South Carolina, welcomes you to travel back in time and take in the alluring splendor of the Old South. Discover the legendary past and thriving present of this well-known location, where history, nature, and charm harmoniously coexist.
The History of Joe Pye Weed
This is Joe Pye Weed. This Appalachian Wildflower or weed as it's most commonly called was used for several health conditions by the Cherokee nation. Some of which included using Joe Pye Weed roots and flowers as a diuretic to help with urinary and kidney problems. The Cherokees would also steep Joe Pye weed roots and leaves in hot water and would the liquid be taken for inflammation and fevers.
5 Benefits of Choosing Native Plants for Your Garden
In today's world, where environmental concerns have taken center stage, the significance of native plants cannot be overstated. Native plants play a crucial role in supporting ecosystems, providing habitat for wildlife, and promoting biodiversity.
Beware Of This “Terrifying Plant” Spreading Across The South Shore
(MASSACHUSETTS) A non-profit organization in the South Shore region is warning the public about an invasive plant that is spreading rapidly and threatening native wildlife. Black Swallow Wort, a perennial vine native to Europe, is changing the soil chemistry and killing off native wildflowers, degrading songbird habitat, and devastating the Monarch Butterfly population.
Native Plant Sale & Home and Garden Tour
Madison, NJ - The Madison Environmental Commission (MEC) is partnering with Toadshade Wildflower Farm to host a native plant sale on Sunday, September 10. This sale is a supplemental event to the Friends of the Madison Library Home & Garden Tour and aims to make native plants more accessible to local residents.
A woman thought her backyard smelled of dog poo but what she found was a bizarre growth
Yahoo News Australia reports the discovery one woman made in her backyard. A resident from Queensland, Australia found a bizarre plant growth in her backyard. She did not know what it was but she could tell it was pink and brown. It also curled at the top and featured a white spot on the head.